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Henry Reckmeyer papers

Identifier: C MSS -M646

Scope and Contents

Collection of extracts from Reckmeyer's 1857-1871 diary having to do with his stay in Colorado (1863-1867). Also copies of receipts and memoranda on mining claims (1859-1869). Commentary and marginalia by son, Clarence Reckmeyer (1876-1955).


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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

Henry Reckmeyer was born on October 21, 1838. He died on September 15, 1900 in Dodge County, Neb. Reckmeyer lived in Colo. during the gold rush.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;Unknown donor ;n.d.


Typed transcripts by son Clarence (1942).


Repository of originals unknown.

Finding Aid for the Henry Reckmeyer papers,1859-1869
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Repository Details

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

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