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Anonymous Diary

Identifier: M11

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a diary with mainly brief notations of his own or friends' activities, weather, crops, agricultural pests, births, deaths, and other events of personal interest. Many gaps in chronology, such as no entries November 16, 1872-Dececmber 23, 1876. His sometimes detailed meteorological observations are not usually clearly identified as to place. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm138).


  • January 1, 1868-February 6, 1881

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

Unnamed resident of Baraboo, Wisconsin who lived in Summit and Boulder counties, Colorado. Author worked primarily as farmer or surveyor.


1 envelope (1 volume)

1 microfilm reel (MFLM138)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;Unknown donor ;n.d.


Collection contains microfilm Mflm 138.

Finding Aid for the Anonymous Diary
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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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Denver CO 80204 United States