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James William Denver letters

Call Number: RH MS 1066

James William Denver held many high offices during his U.S. military service and political career, serving as captain of the 12th Missouri Infantry Regiment during the Mexican War, as Governor of Kansas Territory, and as namesake of Denver, Colorado. In this collection are official letters to and from Denver during his military service, as well as Denver's personal letters to his brother Arthur of Platte City, Missouri, and to his sister Elizabeth A. Johns of Wilmington, Ohio.

Dates: 1846 - 1865

James William Denver papers and diary

Call Number: RH MS 19

Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1839 - 1912