John M. Copeland Diaries
Scope and Contents
Collection contains early 1874 entries written in Indiana, his home state, and Missouri. Took train to Denver, Colo. Sept. 1874 but failed to find work. Took coach to Georgetown, Colo. Nov. 1874 and worked for Henry Boyer, furniture dealer.
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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1 envelope(s) (3 volumes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Ben Draper; no date.
Typed transcripts. Original 1874 diary owned by William D. Copeland, Polson, Mont.; original 1875, 1876 diaries owned by Genevieve Nowlin, Kansas City, Mo.
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Furniture industry and trade -- Colorado -- Georgetown -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Georgetown (Colo.) -- History -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Transcripts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the John M. Copeland Diaries
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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