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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Pioneer Child: The Memoirs of Sarah Ann Baker, 1938

 Item — Small collection box 4, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-181
Scope and Contents

These memoirs, written by Sarah Ann Baker at age 85, document her childhood and her family's overland journey from Illinois to Kansas Territory and then on to Colorado Territory in the 1860s. This unpublished manuscript begins with Baker's first recollection of being lovingly held by her grandfather and continues throughout her childhood until her marriage to Frank Baker at age 19. It was edited and prefaced by her daughter, Helen Baker Reynolds.

Dates: 1938

William J. Howlett Memoir: Recollections of my Life and Reflections on Times and Events During it (unpublished), 1933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Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript about the life of William J. Howlett, a priest and writer.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