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Diary of an Overland Journey to Colorado

Identifier: M1614

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a daily logbook written by a man (from Linneus, Mo.?) traveling in a party by wagon train from St. Joseph, Mo. to Denver, Colo. via the South Platte route in 1863 ; typed transcript (partly in summary form).


  • May 22-June 16, 1863

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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1 envelope(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Fred Rosenstock, 1963.


Formerly cataloged under RBV34.


Handwriting of some entries minuscule and difficult to read.

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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