Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection
Scope and Contents
The Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection consists of documents dated 1841 to 1996, with the bulk falling from 1841 to 1891. The collection includes diaries and memoirs on travel throughout the United States and Canada. Most of the diaries focus on travels in the west and specifically the Fort Collins, Colorado area. There is also a guestbook from a local cabin that documents the people and happenings of the region.
- Majority of material found within 1841-1891
- Colorado State University. Libraries (Person)
Restrictions on Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Restrictions on Use
Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.
2 linear feet (1 record carton, 1 document case)
Language of Materials
The Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection contains diaries and memoirs of people who lived and traveled throughout the United States and Canada.
The collection consists of 1 series in 1 record carton and 1 document case:
Series 1: Historic traveling diaries and guestbooks, 1841-1996 and undated
The Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection was created by the staff of Archives and Special Collections.
Some materials have been scanned and are available through the Colorado State University Libraries website. In the electronic version of this document, direct links appear in context.
Processing was completed in May 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes.
- Guide to the Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection
- Edited Full Draft
- Prepared by Karen Spilman
- Copyright 2015
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA