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James Stevens Williams Papers

Identifier: M911

Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of letters written to family while traveling to Ore.; includes family genealogy and article about trip.


  • 1852-1957
  • Majority of material found within 1852-1854

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

James Stevens Williams was a homesteader in Aberdeen, S.D.


1 envelope (13 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. John Bottom, Osceola, Neb, 1989.


Cited in Platte River road narratives by Merrill Mattes. Urbana University of Illinois Press, 1988. No. 1324.
Finding Aid for the James Stevens Williams Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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