Zebulon Montgomery Pike papers
Identifier: C MSS WH1683
Scope and Contents
Photocopies are of Spanish-language material 1806-1810 cited by R.E. Twitchell in his: Spanish archives of New Mexico (Cedar Rapids, Iowa : Torch Press, 1914) as having to do with Z.M. Pike. Accompanied by English translations made at Library of Congress 1940. Army Quartermaster receipt (Apr. 7, 1813) and certification signed by Z.M. Pike.
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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.
Biographical / Historical
U.S. Army officer and explorer, famed for discovery of Pikes Peak 1806 during an expedition to the Southwest. After crossing into New Mexico, the explorer was met by Spanish troops and taken to Santa Fe, N.M., then Chihuahua, Mexico, and later released 1807.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Representative Lawrence Lewis,Washington, D.C.,gift,1940photocopies.
Chiefly photocopies (15 leaves) of documents in possession of the Historical Society of New Mexico, Santa Fe.
- Finding Aid for the Zebulon Montgomery Pike papers,1806-1813[manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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