Helen E. Clark Diary
Scope and Contents
Collection contains an account of a journey from Plano, Ill. to Denver, Colo. in 1860. Followed the northern or Platte Valley route.
- April 11-June 23, 1860
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Helen E. Clark was a member of a family group traveling West together by wagon train. Se was the son of Josiah D Clark (1797-1885) and Esther Tracy Clark (1803-1882) and the sister of Calvin Perry Clark (1835-1907).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, John E. Marshall, 1936.
Existence and Location of Copies
Repository also has available as published in: Two diaries (Denver : Public Library, 1962).
Typed transcript. Originally written by Miss Clark on scraps of paper which were later assembled and copied by her daughter, Ida D. Albee.
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