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Elliot Coues Letters to J. A. Allen, September 28, & November 6, 1882

Identifier: M164

Scope and Contents

Collection contains two letters from Elliot Coues, Washington, D.C. to J. L. Allen; letters to fellow naturalist, author, and sometime collaborator about books and other projects of mutual interest.


  • 1882

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Physician, naturalist, historian.

Biographical / Historical

Elliott Ladd Coues (September 9, 1842 – December 25, 1899) was an American army surgeon, historian, ornithologist, and author.


1 envelope (2 letters)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase; Fred Rosenstock, Denver, Colo.; 1975.

Finding Aid for the Elliot Coues Letters to J. A. Allen, September 28, & November 6, 1882.
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Repository Details

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

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