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Ensign Sargent Wright Papers

Identifier: WH437

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 26 pocket diaries (1866-1895) with brief entries about weather, activities and events, family and friends, addresses, memoranda of income and expenses. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm117).


  • 1866-1896

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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

Ensign S. Wright was born on June 13, 1826 in Massachusetts. He was a pharmacist and jewler in Georgetown, Colorado at the City Drug Store, later in Denver, Colorado. Wright died on February 29, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts.


1 Boxes (.5 linear feet)

3 microfilm reels (35mm)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown donor, n.d.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Repository also collection on microfilm (C MSS Mflm117). Repository has one positive and one negative copy of each microfilm reel. Negatives are located: B1;Rg110;Sec1;Sf3;Box3;RL1 (negative) B1;Rg110;Sec1;Sf3;Box3;RL2 (negative) B1;Rg110;Sec1;Sf3;Box3;RL3 (negative)

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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