A. S. Billingsley Diary
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a 110 page photocopy of a diary documenting Billingsley's time in Florence and Brownville, Nebraska Territory for the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions (1857-1861); later in Denver and mining camps in Colorado Territory during gold rush days (1861-1862).
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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
Amos Stevens Billingsley (1818-1897) was a Presbyterian minister and missionary in Neb. Ter. (1857-1861) and Colo. Ter. (1861-1862). Arrived in Denver on Apr. 26, 1861; elected chaplain House of Representatives Sept. 10, 1861; preached in Colo. mining settlements 1862; then left Colo. to serve as chaplain during the Civil War.
1 box ; .25 linear feet
Other Finding Aids
Index in repository.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Phyllis Hughes, Boulder, Colo., 1981.
Photocopy (positive) of the original in private hands.
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Presbyterian Church -- Clergy -- Diaries -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Presbyterian Church -- Missions -- Colorado -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Presbyterian Church -- Missions -- Nebraska -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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