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Rezin H. Constant Diary

Identifier: M1601

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a 96 page diary documenting Contant's Journey from Springfield, Illinois to Denver, Colorado during the summer, 1880. With headquarters in Denver, Constant made many excursions by train into surrounding Front Range areas. Collection also available on microfilm (Mflm 24).


  • June 21-August 24, 1880


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Born Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, on July 8, 1809; moved to Springfield, Ill. 1830. Illinois legislative representative for Sagamon County 1846-1847. Died April 14, 1887, Sangamon County, Illinois.


1 envelope

1 microfilm reels (35mm)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Robert K. Black, 1960.


Collection contains Mflm 24. Microfilm of entire journal

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States