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William Baskerville papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1645

Scope and Contents

Three diaries (1853-1854) describe freighting ventues between New Mexico and California; two letters (1854) to Baskerville from F.X. Aubry in California; biographical sketch of Baskerville by his daughter, Judith Barber Baskerville. Authorship of one diary possibly ascribed to F.X. Aubry.


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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

Teamster and wagon master on the Santa Fe and Gila trails 1850s. Worked for F.X. Aubry, Santa Fe trader.


6 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Baskerville family,gift.

Existence and Location of Copies

Repository also has diaries available in typed transcript.

Finding Aid for the William Baskerville papers,1852-1864[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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