Lewis Jones papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a copy of a letter (1843 July 6) from daughter Sarah A. Jones in Independence; addressed to father, Mr. Lewis Jones "Where'er he may be found." Also typescript of biographical extract from: History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado (Chicago : O.L. Baskin, 1881).
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Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.
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.
Biographical / Historical
Lewis Jones was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1799. Moved to Colorado from Independence, Missouri in 1860. He was a tradesman in Mexico and the Western U.S. (1829-1867). Retired in 1867 to Canon City, Colorado where he became a rancher. Jones died on April 20, 1876.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Family letter is a photocopy. Repository of original unknown.
- Biographies (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Jones, Lewis, 1799-1876 -- Correspondence.
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Pioneers -- Colorado -- Biography -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers -- Missouri -- Independence -- Correspondence -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Lewis Jones papers,1843-1881[manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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