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Bolivar G. Krepps Letters

Identifier: M1618

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters home to his mother, Mrs. C.S. Krepps, and sister. Also, two letters from Joseph Troth telling of Krepps' death from typhoid fever. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm53)


  • May 11-December 10, 1849, 1850


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Bolivar G. Krepps was born in Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania on January 14, 1826. He traveled overland to the California gold fields from March to September 1849. Krepps mined near Sacramento from October 1849 until his death on January 20, 1850 at Matheney's Creek, California Territory


1 Envelope

2 Microfilm Reels

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, unknown donor, unknown date.

Existence and Location of Copies

Repository also has available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm53).


Collection contains Mflm 53.

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Repository Details

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

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