The Samuel E. Voris Collection, available at the Center for Western Studies, consists of an untitled journal of 53 pages that has primarily genealogical information, and an account of a Black Hills expedition in 1876. Also included are copies of items such as newspaper articles, certificates, and other printed materials relating to Voris and his friend, C.N. Williams. Samuel E. (alternatively Ed S.) Voris spent the majority of his life in Indiana and held political office there. As a young man, Voris was one of many people to venture to the Black Hills in search of gold in the 1870s.
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