Title: Walter E. Essig
Collection Number: 10870
Quantity: 2 feet
Abstract: Consists of research files documenting a number of trails in North Dakota, letters of inquiry, copies of documents from a variety of historical research repositories, a hand drawn map book by Mr. Essig of the direct trail between Fort Ransom and Fort Stevenson established in 1867, a genealogy written by Adolph Erich Essig in old German, and other memorabilia. See also MS-20386
Provenance: Walter Essig donated his research papers to the State Historical Society of North Dakota in December 2002.
Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
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Box / Folder Inventory
1 Direct Route of Ransom-Stevenson Trail 1867, 2002
2 Dana Wright 1953-1955
3 Library of Congress Correspondence and Maps 1972-1975
4 General A. H. Terry, Letters sent copies from Microfilm
5 Johnstone Diary 1860s
6 H. Lueg Diary, Davy Expedition, Copy of 1867
7 Wagon Train Routes 1862-1867
8 Lt. Cuvier Grover
9 Captain Smyth
10 Materials filed with State Historical Society of North Dakota 1970s-1980s
11 Wells County Historical Society 1977
12 McClusky Gazette Articles and Historical Book
13 Hunter, John D.
14 Route Projections
15 Sully-Sibley Drips, etc.
16 Stevens Survey 1853
17 Sheridan County Maps
18 Stutsman County Maps
19 Barnes, LaMoure and Ransom County Maps
20 Kidder County Maps
21 Ransom-Stevenson Maps
22 Burleigh County Maps
23 McLean County Maps
24 Wells County Maps
25 Maps of North Dakota Places
Direct Trail between Ft. Ransom and Ft. Stevenson Handrawn by Essig book
Lueg Diary complete copy of
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