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Clarence Augustus Lyman papers

Identifier: C MSS -M475

Scope and Contents

Collection contains material concerning the Civil War in Colorado, with emphasis on John M. Chivington and Sand Creek battle, includes photocopy of an article "Colorado Troops Won the Civil War (Battle of Glorieta)," published serially in the Denver Post, Mar. 12-21, 1939; photocopy of a letter to J. Francis Bell, Philadelphia, Oct. 6, 1943; summary of interview with Benjamin Draper, Mill Valley, Calif., July 30, 1957; microfilmed copy of typed manuscript, The Truth about Colonel John Milton Chivington.


  • 1939-1957


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

Clarence A. Lyman was born in N.J. Worked as a journalist and advertising man and lived in Colorado 1887-1910. Moved to Los Angeles, Calif. 1911.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Unknown donor ;n.d.


Portions of collection also available on microfilm: C MSS Mflm 56

Varying Form of Title

Colorado troops won the Civil War

Finding Aid for the Clarence Augustus Lyman papers,1939-1957
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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