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Ovando James Hollister Letter Extract

Identifier: M361

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter that disclaims aspects of Hollister's earlier "pamphlet" as "exceedingly crude" and admits "some of the incidents are colored somewhat to make a story." Accompanied by correspondence between the Western History Dept. and C.E. Dornbusch, New Rochelle, N.Y., regarding Hollister's authorship.


  • 1860s


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Ovando James Hollister was a private in the 1st Regiment of Colorado Volunteers, which fought in the New Mexico campaign, 1862.


1 envelope (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown donor; n.d.


Repository also has: History of the First Regiment of Colorado Volunteers (C973.7488 H727hi ).


Typed transcript. Original bound in a copy of his History of the First Regiment of Colorado Volunteers (Denver, 1863)--at the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

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Repository Details

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

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