Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863
Scope and Contents
Collection contains Boardman's letters to his wife, Nancy, in Fond du Lac. Three written en route to Colorado, the remainder during his stay in the Central City area.
- June 10-November 1, 1863
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Alonzo Harris Boardman (1826-1876) was a resident of Fond du Lac, Wis. who travelled to Colo. 1863 during the gold rush. He became involved in operating a sawmill with "Doc" Hayford in Lump Gulch near Central City.
1 envelope (10 items)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Phil D. Boardman, Scotland, Pa., 1972.
Photocopies of originals in possession of writer's grandson, Phil D. Boardman.
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lumbering -- Colorado -- Gilpin County -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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