University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James G. Bell Diary, 1854



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bell, James G.
Title: James G. Bell Diary
Dates: 1854
Abstract: Diary by Bell (1832-1867) of a cattle drive from San Antonio to California in 1854. Edited by J. Evetts Haley, the diary was published in three parts as “Log of the Texas-California Cattle Trail, 1854,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, volumes 35-36.
Accession No.: AR 65-94
Extent: 1 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Diary by Bell (1832-1867) of a cattle drive from San Antonio to California in 1854. Edited by J. Evetts Haley, the diary was published in three parts as “Log of the Texas-California Cattle Trail, 1854,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, volumes 35-36.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Bell, James G.
Cattle drives and trails.
Diaries.

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Preferred Citation

James G. Bell Diary, 1854, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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2L296 Manuscript in four parts and transcript of section of first part, June 3 – July 17, 1854 (3 copies)