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Howard W. Mitchell journal

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B5

Overview

Mitchell's travels in Colorado, New Mexico, and Kansas are recounted in detail, as are his observations regarding the people he encounters. Half of the journal is devoted to Colorado and New Mexico, and the other half to Salina, Kansas.

Dates

  • November 8, 1877

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume (191p. 19 cm. Handwritten.)

Scope and Contents

Journal, beginning November 8, 1877 [in] Denver, Colorado and extending to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Describes a sojourn of one week in that city, and afterwards a return by freight wagon to El Moro [Colorado]; nearly three weeks in El Moro with occasional visits to Trinidad cColorado3, from thence by rail through Denver to Salina, Kansas; a few thoughts arising from the Journal of Janet's Repentance (George Eliot); from Salina to Colorado Springs, Colorado [in 1880].

Physical Location

RH VLT MS B5

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift. Owen Mitchell, 1959.

Title
Guide to the Howard W. Mitchell Collection
Subtitle
Howard W. Mitchell journal
Author
lgg 22 March 1973 mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/5733788431
Preferred citation
Howard W. Mitchell Collection, Kansas Collection, RH Vlt MS B5, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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