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Manning C. Hollowel letters

Identifier: C MSS WH1708

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 22 handwritten letters from New Mexico Territory (Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Fort Thorn) written between 1856 and 1860. The letters are mainly written by Manning C. Hollowell to his brother Daniel Hollowell in Frankford, Pennsylvania. Includes a hand-drawn map of Albuquerque and mention of Kit Carson and Brigham Young. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm191).


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


31 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Collection contains microfilm Mflm 191.


Microfilm reel also contains: J. E. Thomas letters (WH1710; Mflm190; RL1), Mrs. George McGrew diary (WH133; Mflm192; RL1), Anselm Holcomb Barker papers (WH480; Mflm193; RL1), Joseph G. Brown papers (WH52; Mlfm194; RL1).

Finding Aid for the Manning C. Hollowel letters,1856-1860[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States