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Augusta Mary Ann Ward Papers

Identifier: WH391

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of her "Prairie schooner log" 1880 describing trip from Lincoln to Wheeler County, Neb.; also copies of family genealogical material, photos, letter, and land-office records.


  • 1880-1908

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Augusta Mary Ann Ward (1853-1934) was a pioneer homesteader with her father and brothers, in Neb. during 1870s and 1880s.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Florence Ward Mann, 1981.

Existence and Location of Copies

Original journal fragile. Repository also has available in photocopy and typed transcript.


Some material photocopied from originals in possession of family.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States