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Dick J. Nelson papers

Identifier: C MSS -M569

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters and notes sent by Nelson to Denver Public Library. The letters talk about Nelson's family, especially his grandfather: Lloyd Allen Nelson (1812-1900) who crossed the plains to Denver in 1859.


  • 1958-1966


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

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

Western author. B. Mitchell County, Kan. 1875; family moved to Crook County, Wyo. 1888; worked for CB & Q Railroad 45 years; retired 1939 to San Diego, Calif. D. San Diego, 1969.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Dick Nelson,San Diego, Calif.;1958-1966.

Finding Aid for the Dick J. Nelson papers,1958-1966
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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