David C. Collier autobiography and letters

David C. Collier autobiography and letters

Dates: 1863-1884

Typewritten autobiograpy and typewritten letters sent by Collier. The autobiography includes information on the early history of Colorado, its mining industry, and an account of Collier's activities as a public official and as a newspaper editor. Also included are a series of Collier's letters for publication in the Central City Miner's register written from 1863 to 1873.

  • Extent: 2 v. (399 p.)
  • Creator: Collier, David C.
  • Call Number: MSS 789
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography and letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 789; David C. Collier autobiography and letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 789, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Collier, David C.; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Colorado--History; Journalism; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--History--Sources; Newspaper editors--Colorado--History--Sources
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Autobiographies; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Collier (David C.) autobiography and letters
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:18-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Pioneer, prospector, lawyer, judge, and newspaper editor in Colorado.

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