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Pikes Peak Overland Gold Rush Diary

Identifier: C MSS -M1938

Scope and Contents

Original Diary of James Siddens contains details of Siddens trip to Pikes Peak in pencil and has entries covering: list of expenses, mileage and camp places as well as detailing of everyday life, and directions to Pikes Peak and the Gold Fields. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm205).


  • 1859

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.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase;Michael Vinson;2007.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection contains microfilm Mflm 205.

Finding Aid for the Pikes Peak Overland Gold Rush Diary,March 1, 1859 - May 31, 1859[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States