C. S. Hinman Letters, February 3 & June 1, 1861
Scope and Contents
Collection contains two letters from Hinman to his parents and siblings in Iowa; Hinman describes life as a prospector and miner in the Colorado mountains, written from Mountain City and Trail Creek.
- February 3 & June 1, 1861
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
C. S. Hinman was an Iowan prospecting for gold and silver in Colorado (Gilpin and Clear Creek counties) during the Civil War.
1 envelope (2 items)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase; Louise Stegner; ca. 1940.
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Miners -- Colorado -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Prospecting -- Colorado. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the C. S. Hinman Letters
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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