Contributor biographical information for The mountains we have crossed : diaries and letters of the Oregon Mission, 1838 / introductions and editorial notes by Clifford Merrill Drury ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Bonnie Sue Lewis.

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Clifford M. Drury, clergyman and historian, edited the letters and diaries of the Oregon missionaries in Where Wagons Could Go and On to Oregon (both available in Bison Books editions).

Bonnie Sue Lewis writes of the timeless value of these documents in her introduction. She is an assistant professor of missiology at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women pioneers -- Northwestern States -- Diaries.
Women missionaries -- Northwestern States -- Diaries.
Pioneers -- Northwestern States -- Correspondence.
Missionaries -- Northwestern States -- Correspondence.
Smith, Sarah Gilbert White, -- 1813-1855 -- Diaries.
Smith, Asa Bowen, -- 1809-1886 -- Correspondence.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Oregon -- History -- To 1859.
Missions -- Oregon -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Missions -- Oregon -- History -- 19th century.