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A. P. Garses journal

Identifier: C MSS -M2058

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a single journal or diary compiled by Garses primarily between 1941-1944 when he worked at the Highway Mine, Morris Creek, Idaho. Entries include notations covering the operation of the mine, weather observations, addresses, accounts, stock raising, medical information, family and genealogical information (1924-1944). His sister was Mrs. Wesley C. Brown, Jackson, Calif.


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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, 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

Alfred Peter Garses was born in Oakdale, Calif. on June 2, 1884. He lived and worked as miner in Idaho and Mont. In the late 1930s-1940s he was working at the Highway Mine, Morris Creek, Idaho. Garses died in Boise, Idaho on April 22, 1951.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sandra Dallas;gift;2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Finding Aid for the A. P. Garses journal,1924-1944[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States