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Charles A. Meserve Papers

Identifier: WH795

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a ledger book used as a diary: first portion documents Meserve's beliefs, philosophy, historic events; describes Pueblo, a Colo. dust storm and funeral; last entries are about his poor health (consumption?).


  • 1888-1889


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

C.A. Meserve M.D. practiced in Portland Maine. In April 1889 begins trip West due to poor health.


1 oversize folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Paul Mahoney, 1984.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

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

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