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Howlett, W.J. (William J.), 1848-1936


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William J. Howlett Memoir: Recollections of my Life and Reflections on Times and Events During it (unpublished), 1933

 Item — Small collection box 2, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-172
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript about the life of William J. Howlett, a priest and writer. He describes his childhood in New York and Michigan, recounts his family's wagon journey to Denver along the Platte River in 1865, and his student days in the Seminary. Returning to Colorado, he embarked on mission and parish work under Bishop Joseph Machebeuf, whose biography he later published. This work provides glimpses of the growth of the Colorado Church in the last quarter of the 19th century. Note:...
Dates: 1933; Event: 1852-1927