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Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863

Identifier: M71

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

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

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.

Finding Aid for the Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863
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Repository Details

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

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