Skip to main content

Emma Wistar Diary

Identifier: M1647

Scope and Contents

Diary of an overland trip from Philadelphia, Penn. to California and back. Visited Illinois, Wyoming, Utah, California, and Colorado. Describes in detail the sites visited, hotels, and events. Kept track of mileage traveled by various means of transportation.


  • April 23-June 27, 1874

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

Resident of Philadelphia, Penn.


1 envelope(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1998

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States