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Trip to Pike's Peak

Identifier: M9

Scope and Contents

Journal of a vacation trip taken with relatives and friends from Southbridge, Mass. to Colorado summer 1879. Describes ascent of Pikes Peak and other sight-seeing excursions along the Front Range of Colorado. Includes a few newspaper clippings about Pikes Peak. Trip chiefly by rail; Pikes Peak climb by horseback, with final portion on foot. Transcription made of journal by donor, with interpolated dates.


  • May 26-July 1879

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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

Resident of Southbridge, Mass.


1 envelope(s) (93 pages)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Walter E. Stoddard,Sacramento, Calif.,purchase,1964.

Finding Aid for the Trip to Pike's Peak
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Repository Details

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

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