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Learner Blackman Stateler Memoirs

Identifier: M1630

Scope and Contents

Collection contains three sections of memoirs chiefly telling of his missionary work in Colorado (1862-1863) and Montana (1864-1870s); also diary sections of overland journeys in Colorado (1862?) and Wyoming (1871?).


  • circa 1862-1874

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Learner Blackman Stateler was a pioneer Methodist minister in the West. Native of Kentucky, where he began preaching 1830s. Engaged in missionary work among Indians and early settlers in Missouri, Iowa, and Kansas before traveling by oxteam to Colorado 1862, then on to Montana 1864.


1 envelope(s) (59 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Fred Rosenstock, Denver, Colo., purchase,1975.

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Repository Details

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

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