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Breckenridge History Manuscript Collection
- circa 1920s-1955 (Creation)
Materials are added to this collection on an ongoing basis.
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Personal papers created by various individuals for their descendants or friends describing first person accounts and/or their family's experiences related to Breckenridge, Colorado from the 1850s up to 1899. Topics include: wagon trains; gold rushes; Native Americans; the "Big Snow" event of 1898-1899.
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This is an artificial collection, meaning it is comprised of items from various sources, people, places, and dates, and was not acquired as a set or collection. Materials are added to this collection on an ongoing basis.
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SENSITIVE COLLECTIONS STATEMENT
The archives and collections of Breckenridge History may contain some material with offensive language, images, or content, which reflect the views of their time period in which they were created, written, or recorded. They may not be considered appropriate today. These views are not necessarily the views of Breckenridge History. While the information may not reflect current understanding, it is provided in an historical context.
- Citation: "Breckenridge History, Colorado."
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Created: 2022-06 (K. Knish)