CONVERTING THE WEST by Jeffrey, Julie Roy


Edition: First printing.

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Narcissa Whitman, who was, with her husband, a pioneer missionary to the Cayuse Indians in Oregon Territory. Travelling overland in 1836, she spent the next 11 years in Oregon, at first among the "benighted" Indians, and then among the growing number of white settlers. Dust jacket illustration of "Narcissa Whitman Meets the Horribles" is from a painting by John Clymer. Photographs, sources, index. 235 pp. ISBN: 0-8061-23591.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 6345
Keywords: Women in the West
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