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Ira Nichols Diaries

Identifier: M572

Scope and Contents

Collection contains two diaries written by Nichols: 1. diary (1890) with records of ranching, weather conditions, cash accounts, etc. in Lincoln and Dawson counties, Nebraska; includes trip to Denver, Colorado and death of wife, Mary L. Nichols (January 1890). -- 2. diary (1897) describes Ira Nichols retirement in Florida. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm125).


  • 1890, 1897


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Ira Nichols was a rancher near Gothenburg, Nebraska. His wife, Mary L. Nichols died in Denver, Colorado on January 3, 1890. Ira Nichols later retired to Englewood, Florida in 1897.


1 envelope (2 diaries)

1 Microfilm Reels

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown donor, n.d.


Collection includes microfilm Mflm 125.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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