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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 2668 Collections and/or Records:

Andrews, Jacques and Rantoul Architectural Records

 Collection
Identifier: M2079
Scope and Contents

1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor plans with exterior perspective of the J.S. Betts house, Denver, Colo. designed by Andrews and Jaques, Architects, Boston, Mass. (ca.1888). The architectural plans are illustrations from the August 11, 1888, Nr. 659 issue of the American Architect and Building News. J. Sanford Betts worked as a broker for the real estate firm of Berkey and Co. It is not known if the house was ever built.

Dates: circa 1888

Andy Adams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M1030
Scope and Contents

Business card, advertisement for forthcoming article, bibliography, and obituary for Andy Adams.

Dates: 1935-1939

Angelo Noce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH2243
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence and other items documenting Angelo Noce's efforts to have October 12th designated as Columbus Day. Included are photos, portraits, clippings, Noce family genealogy (ca.1897), drafts and other documents related to Noce's book: Columbus Day in Colorado (1910), certificates, and ephemera.

Dates: 1890-1984

Ann Byrd Kennon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: -M1190
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, speeches and research papers by Kennon cover the topic of women in the workplace; Collegiate Bureau of Occupation (Denver, Colo.) records include occupational surveys; biographical sketch of Dr. Margaret Ethel V. Fraser, Denver, Colo. physician; newspaper clippings regarding Dr. Florence Sabin; papers from American Association of University Women, Denver Branch.

Dates: 1925-1973

Ann Spence Warner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1963
Scope and Contents

The autobiography is a 4-page typescript written by Ann Spence Warner in roughly 1932 after she had published her first novel: Sidesaddle Ranch (1930). There is a 2-page addendum to the autobiography listing the titles, dates and publication titles for the short stories she had written between 1918-1932.

Dates: 1932-1933

Anne Evans Book List

 Collection
Identifier: M1475
Scope and Contents

Collection contains "Girlhood Favorites" book list created by Denver (Colo.) Public Library; preferences cited and signed by Evans.

Dates: 1930

Anne Parrish Book List

 Collection
Identifier: M1510
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Parrish letter (dated October 15, 1930) to Katherine Watson, Denver (Colo.) Public Library; "Girlhood Favorites" book list created by DPL and signed by Parrish.

Dates: 1930

Anne Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH1719
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, grant applications, mailing lists, budget, fundraising activities, newsletters, press kits and clippings, reports for Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Opera Colorado.

Dates: 1980-1998

Annie Brenman-West Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH2357
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials: ceremonial vest, clippings, programs, White Rose Scholarship Foundation, scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera related to Brenman-West's involvement with the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire (ICRME); additionally a memorial to and photographs of Les A. Dirks (1956-1994).

Dates: 1941-2011

ANSELM HOLCOMB BARKER PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH480
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection consists primarily of journals and biographical sketches written by Anselm H. Barker. His journal of his first trip was published in 1959 as Anselm Holcomb Barker, 1822-1895, pioneer builder and early settler of Auraria; his diary of 1858 from Plattsmouth, Nebraska Territory, to Cherry Creek Diggings, the present site of Denver, Colorado. A few letters and articles from and about a granddaughter, Lucile L. Gewinner, comprise a...
Dates: 1858-1959

Anson Spencer Rudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: -M675
Scope and Contents

Collection contains seven letters reminiscing about early days in Canon City, Colo. and two memorial resolutions; deed to 25 acres in Fremont County, Colo. and map of a Rudd's addition to Canon City.

Dates: 1888-1938

ANTHONY PALANGE PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1230
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers include information about Palange’s personal and professional life. Manuscripts comprise the bulk of the collection, in addition to correspondence, muscial scripts, reel-to-reel recordings of the music, newspaper clippings, and event programs. Manuscripts with corresponding video and/or audio-tapes are noted. The tapes are located in Series 6 at the end of the collection. The tapes are arranged chronologically and categorized as either: early/personal, Queen City Players or ...
Dates: 1940-2012

Anthony W. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2061
Scope and Contents

The collection contains two photographs of a space walk simulator, letter regarding the tour and three marathon fund raising buttons (1984).

Dates: 1984

Antoinette Perry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1840
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from Perry to her grandfather (1899); newspaper and magazine clippings; cartoon; receipt.

Dates: 18991-1908, 1991

Antonia Brico Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH1731
Scope and Contents Collection contains newspaper clippings (both local and foreign) regarding Brico's career, debut, conducting opportunities in New York City, move to Denver, Colo, obituaries of Brico's father (John Walthuis), 1986 concert program, correspondence, concert program notes, scrapbook. Scrapbooks (1948-1982) related to the Brico Symphony and Denver Businessmen's Orchestra contain concert programs, clippings, reviews, correspondence, history of symphony, fan mail to conductor, Antonia Brico. Jean...
Dates: 1930-1989

Apex-Sideline Suit Records

 Collection
Identifier: WH84
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a shorthand record of U.S. District Court, Denver, Colo. proceedings (Judge A.W. Brazee, presiding) in a contempt case involving mining interests in Pitkin County near Aspen, Colo. Defendants: Elmer T. Butler, David R.C. Brown.

Dates: December 17, 1887-January 10, 1888

A.R. SPECHT PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1078
Scope and Contents The A.R. Specht collection contains the business papers of A.R. Specht, an investment broker from New York engaged in mining in Clear Creek and Gilpin counties in Colorado from the 1900s through the 1940s. The business papers are not comprehensive, but provide a glimpse into Specht’s business dealings and comprise most of the collection. These papers contain stockholder correspondence and business operations papers such as correspondence with the on-site mine manager. Also included is...
Dates: 1900-1942

Arapahoe County (Colo.) Marriage Records

 Collection
Identifier: WH1148
Scope and Contents

Typed index includes names of groom and bride and date of marriage.

Dates: 1859-1901

Arapahoe County Coroner's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WH538
Scope and Contents

Ledger entries are recorded chronologically and include name, cause of death, date, circumstances of death, coroner and juror's names. An alphabetical index is included. Blank or unused pages were not photocopied.

Dates: 1876-1891

Arapahoe County Court House Corner Stone Records

 Collection
Identifier: M13
Scope and Contents

"List of articles deposited in the corner stone of the Arapahoe County Court House, June 24th, 1881" and "List of county officers of Arapahoe County, Colorado, June 24, 1881." List of county officers was one of 37 items deposited in the corner stone.

Dates: 1881

Arapahoe County Justice Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: WH97
Scope and Contents

Collection contains docket books of cases heard before Arapahoe County, Colo. justices of the peace: John Wanless (1861-1862), Omer O. Kent (1864-1865, 1866-1867), and Samuel D. Hunter (1865-1866). Volumes later used by Justice Kent as personal diaries, 1877 (Jan. 1-May 7) and 1893 (Jan. 1-Apr. 25). Also inserted: Letter, 1897 Sept. 15 from Caroline, Silver Springs, Tenn. to Sister Orpha.

Dates: 1861-1867, 1897

Archer Hulbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH1624
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from Malcolm Wyer of Denver Public Library and Archer Butler Hulbert about the creation of the Western History Department; correspondence relates to Hulbert's books Overland to the Pacific and Transcontinental Trails Maps; copy of contract between Hulbert and the Denver Public Library.

Dates: 1928-1968

ARCHIBALD ALLISON PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH739
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Archibald Allison Papers (1882-1931) contains material pertaining to both Allison’s professional and personal life, including photographs and ephemera. His professional papers include material from the time he spent in Southeast Asia, Walsenburg and Colorado, as well as his published works. The bulk of the professional papers contain documents related to two defamation cases against Allison. His personal papers include correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, legal documents,...
Dates: 1882-1931

Archie L. Clark Letter and Article

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter discussing research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); copy of article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.Discusses research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.

Dates: 1960-1967

Architectural Notes on Gilpin County

 Collection
Identifier: M292
Scope and Contents

Collection contains documentation of the architecture and interior decoration of 19th-century Gilpin County, Colo. homes.

Dates: 1930s

ARCTIC SURVIVAL TRAINING CAMP PAPERS OF DAVID ABBOTT

 Collection
Identifier: WH1448
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Arctic Survival Training Camp Papers of David Abbott span 1942 to 1997. The collection comprises two boxes, which contain a scrapbook, photographs, button, patches, and correspondence. As a former instructor at the Arctic Survival Training Camp, David Abbott collected materials both from various camps and from subsequent reunions. Reunion materials date from 1981 to 1997. Although Abbott's service was short, he was active in the survivor group before being honorably discharged. The...
Dates: 1943-1997

Arens Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH2206
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogical records dating back to the 17th century: pedigree charts, family group sheets, family histories, descendancy records, publications, notes, research, and correspondence related to the history of the Arens family and other subsidiary family lines.

Dates: 1846-2009

Argo Mine Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M1385
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Argo Mine, Idaho Springs (Colo.) District, describes the mining camp and the area.

Dates: July 9, 1886

Argos Class Records

 Collection
Identifier: M2077
Scope and Contents

Collection contains class histories (1947-1957), booklet, constitution, brochures, banquet invitation (1948), class photos with identification (1947-1948), and candid photos of the Argos Class Church School.

Dates: 1946-1957

Arizona Mining Companies Records

 Collection
Identifier: M1822
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerns Copper Queen Mining Company; Oro Plata Mine (Mohave County) report; memos, correspondence regarding Washington Camp, Pima County, Patagonia Mining District.

Dates: 1800, 1879, 1882