Mary A. Alvord diary
Scope and Contents
Pocket diary gives a brief account of daily events; includes notations for fees collected for boarding.
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- Alvord, Mary A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
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
Born in New York in 1833. Came to Colorado in 1859. Lived in Nevada City (later Nevadaville), in Gilpin County, Colorado in the 1860s. Earned money baking and probably taking boarders in her home. Operated hotels or boarding houses in Idaho Springs (Colo.) and Golden (Colo.) and in the mid 1870s she moved to Denver where she opened a boarding called The Alvord House at 18th and Larimer Streets. Died at her daughter's home in Palo Alto (California) on August 2, 1911.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Photographs transferred to Western History photograph collection. Photo accession #2006.040
- Finding Aid for the Mary A. Alvord diary,1862[manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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