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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 2663 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH2044
Scope and Contents The bulk of Betty Neale's papers consist of clippings, proposed bills, and correspondence she received as a representative to the Colorado House of Representatives from 1974 to 1992. Some clippings trace her activities in high school, her marriage, and the birth of her children in Kansas. Election materials for her campaigns also form a part of the collection, along with certificates and awards she received from various organizations. SERIES 1 -...
Dates: 1940-2004

Beulah Marie Dix Books List

Identifier: M1469
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1930

Beverly Anderson Nemiro Papers

Identifier: WH1594
Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence concern The High Altitude Cookbook by Nemiro; notes, prospectus, complete manuscript and changes for 1980 edition of The High Altitude Cookbook.

Dates: 1969-1980


Identifier: WH2051
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1952-2002 and documents Rosen's career as an artist. Photographs of Rosen's paintings comprise the bulk of the collection. SERIES 1 PAPERS 1964-2002 BOX 1 Brochures, written reviews, newspaper clippings and articles document Rosen's art exhibits. Additional papers provide insurance and planning details. Numerous pages from Rosen's sketchbooks and a typed manuscript detailing her career complete the series....
Dates: 1952-2002


Identifier: WH246
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1892-1921 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1895-1904. Included are six ledgers containing the corporate and financial records of constituent companies. Additional material includes correspondence and financial records for several affiliated companies. Stock subscriptions and proxies comprise the bulk of the financial records. The correspondence consists primarily of letters sent and received by Nathan C. Merrill, secretary of The Big Five Mining Companies, and...
Dates: 1892-1921

Big Lake Land and Irrigation Company Records

Identifier: M1798
Scope and Contents

Collection contains articles of incorporation, board of directors minutes, correspondence.

Dates: 1908-1914

Big Little Judge, A Radio Portrait of Ben B. Lindsey

Identifier: M1850
Scope and Contents

KOA radio program featuring a biographical portrait of Ben B. Lindsey, 1965.

Dates: 1965

Bill Ahlstrom Cartoons

Identifier: WH2301
Scope and Contents

Collection contains five 17 x 11" offset prints of a series of humorous cartoons created by artist, Bill Ahlstrom. Drawings are entitled "Going Courtin" (1957), "Lonely Hearts" (1957), "No Fishing" (1958), [Two Cowboys Arguing] (1957), [Three Cowboys Drinking] (1957).

Dates: 1957-1958


Identifier: WH1085
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1860-2012 and primarily documents Bill Hosokawa’s post-World War II career working as a journalist, author, and diplomat in Denver, Colorado. Correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, research files, article and speech drafts, and book manuscripts compose the bulk of the collection and detail Hosokawa’s lifelong work to inform a wider audience about Japanese American history and culture. In particular, the collection most strongly chronicles the incarceration of...
Dates: 1860-2012

Bill Mattern Papers

Identifier: WH1228
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, water logs and log books, maps and charts, tables, publications and reports, desk diaries, court orders and rulings, personal financial papers, engineering tools and equipment, drawings and maps of Colorado water resources, and papers from Mr. Mattern's Masonic and Gun Club activities.

Dates: 1893-1986; Majority of material found within 1939-1981

Bill Olson Papers

Identifier: WH2344
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials: clippings, photographs, legislative and court related files, brochures, posters, by-laws, correspondence, ephemera, newsletters, agendas related to the organizations with which Olson has been involved: Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire (ICRME), Rocky Mountaineers Motorcycle Club (RMMC), Gay Community Center of Colorado (GCCC).

Dates: 1962-2010


Identifier: WH2441
Scope and Contents The Bill Owens Papers span the years 1972 to 2010 and document his professional life as a Colorado Legislator, State Treasurer and Governor. The bulk of the collection focuses on his work in the Colorado House of Representatives, Senate and Governor's office. The collection has been arranged chronologically and every effort has been made to retain the original order established by Governor Owens. Due to water damage, many of the speeches in Series 5 had to be photocopied. The collection...
Dates: 1972-2010


Identifier: WH735
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Bishop Franklin Spencer Spalding Papers consists of correspondence, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and one scrapbook of correspondence received. Material spans the years 1899-1939. Three photograph albums containing photographs of several family members, vacations in Colorado and Massachusetts, mountains and mountain scenery in Colorado and Wyoming, ascent of the Grand Teton, Wyoming. Photographs and postcards span the years 1892-1916. ...
Dates: 1889-1939


Identifier: WH738
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Bishop John F. Spalding (1828-1894) and Lavinia Spalding (1840-1929) Papers span the years 1878-1935. Material includes correspondence, manuscripts and scrapbooks. John Spalding was the first Bishop of Colorado and 104th in succession in the American episcopate. He and his wife founded St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Their daughter, Sarah Spalding, wrote a history of Saint Luke's Hospital which is included in the collection. SERIES...
Dates: 1878-1960


Identifier: WH640
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE In 1978, Denver television station KOA-TV produced a documentary entitled The Need, the Dream, the Reality: Colorado Black Settlements. This documentary, narrated by Reynelda Muse, recounted the history of Black settlements in Colorado, with special emphasis given to Dearfield, Colorado. This collection contains background materials used in the production of this documentary including film clips, audiotapes and interview transcripts....
Dates: 1978

Blackmail on the Chisholm Trail

Identifier: M281
Scope and Contents

Tells of problems drovers had with bogus cattle inspectors on cattle drives north from Texas during 1870s.

Dates: 1953

Blair Chotzinoff Papers

Identifier: WH1725
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, speech transcripts, magazine and newspaper clippings, scripts, copies of book chapters, stories and poems, fan mail, family genealogy.

Dates: 1940-2001

Blanche Delaplaine Papers

Identifier: WH1329
Scope and Contents

Photographs; postcards; correspondence; memorial booklets; genealogical record of Livingston and Galloway families; financial papers; newspaper clippings and correspondence regarding Colorado State Industrial School for Girls; compositions; poetry; notes for speeches; newspaper clippings; papers from clubs and organizations.

Dates: undated

Blanche Granson Blair Papers

Identifier: M2071
Scope and Contents

Collection contains assorted correspondence, photographs, and cards received by Blanche and Arthur Blair from relatives and friends (1918-1956). Included are letters discussing events during WWII.

Dates: 1918-1956


Identifier: WH1837
Scope and Contents This collection spans the years 1906 to 1910. It consists almost entirely of invoices and statements that serve to provide a glimpse into the day-to-day operations at the mine. Colorado and Southern Railway Company bills of lading and freight bills document a wide variety of incoming freight shipments for castings, tools, hardware, stone crushers and other types of mining machinery. Invoices document the mine's extensive use of horse teams in its freight operations as well as inbound...
Dates: 1906-1910

Blue Mountain Land and Homeowners Association Records

Identifier: M1724
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newsletters, directory of residents, subdivision map, correspondence, notices, Jefferson County (Colo.) zoning resolutions.

Dates: 1977-1994

Board of Water Commissioners Records

Identifier: WH1272
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence; annual reports; meeting minutes; Two Forks Dam task force files, clippings; informational files; pamphlets; photographs.

Dates: circa 1930, 1976-1991

Boat Club Reports

Identifier: M1318
Scope and Contents

Reproduced copies of 7 recreational river runs (with maps) and copies of The Fiberglass Kayak, by Dave Stacey. Itineraries include trips on Arkansas, Blue, Eagle, Gunnison, Colorado, and Green Rivers.

Dates: 1955-1956

Bob Ragland Papers

Identifier: WH2478
Scope and Contents


Dates: 1940-2021ish


Identifier: WH844
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Boettcher and Company collection contains material on the Boettcher Investment Company, Boettcher and Company, Claude Boettcher and family. Material consists of meeting minutes, by-laws, certificate of incorporation, notice of dissolution, promotional brochures and booklets, transcripts of interviews and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain material spanning 1925 to 1991. Limited personal photographs also form part of the collection. SERIES 1 PAPERS...
Dates: 1906-1991

Boettcher School Architectural Plans

Identifier: WH1810
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of blueprints of the landscape plan, dental clinic, playground wall (1940-1948), and plans for alterations and additions (1956-1981).

Dates: 1940-1981

Boge Family Papers

Identifier: WH2442
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogical, family and business materials and photographs of the Boge family and of many of the building projects on which John Boge was involved. Also includes catechism material, baptism certificate and information on Winifred Herbert-Boge: psalms and verses in pamphlet form, bulletins, programs, postcards, all material relates to Salem United Church of Denver.

Dates: 1882-2019

Bolivar G. Krepps Letters

Identifier: M1618
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters home to his mother, Mrs. C.S. Krepps, and sister. Also, two letters from Joseph Troth telling of Krepps' death from typhoid fever. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm53)

Dates: May 11-December 10, 1849, 1850