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R.V. Swain Letters to Mary

Identifier: M754

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters to wife, Mary in Wisconsin concerning family affairs and his life as a miner in Colorado.


  • May 30, 1880-August 18, 1881

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

R. V. Swain was a Wisconsin farmer; working as a miner in Alpine, Chaffee County, and Grizzly Gulch, Lake County, Colo. during the 1880s.


1 envelope(s) (29 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, David L. Jarrett, 1965; Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1998.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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