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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 959 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH822
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection spans 1866-1878. and primarily contains records of the Franklin Silver Mining Company. Financial documents comprise receipts, cancelled checks, balance sheets, expense reports and treasurer's reports. Corporate documents include contracts and agreements, title abstracts and property descriptions. Corporate reports include Board of Director's reports and stock and bondholder lists. All of the corporate documents and reports are hand-written copies, as are the title abstracts....
Dates: 1866-1876


Identifier: WH849
SCOPE AND CONTENT Working papers from the1986 Colorado gubernatorial election opposition committee, which Holme chaired, comprise the collection. The committee examined voting records, speeches, campaign literature, newspaper clippings and position statements of four Republican Party primary candidates: Bob Kirscht, Andy Love, Steve Schuck and Ted Strickland. In addition, the committee provided in-depth analysis of the eventual Republican nominee, Ted Strickland as well as an analysis of the strengths of...
Dates: 1973-1988

Barton House Records

Identifier: WH337
Scope and Contents Collection contains 9 hotel guest registers for years: 1872-1876, 1879-1880, 1887-1888, 1891-1892, 1906-1913 from the Barton Hotel located in Georgetown, Colo. All the registers include ads for local business and rates for other hotels.
Dates: 1872-1913

Bates-Hunter Mining Company records

Identifier: WH154
Scope and Contents Collection contains an account book (1869) for the Bates-Hunter Lode and court indenture (1893).
Dates: 1869, 1893

Baxter B. Stiles Papers

Identifier: -M1300
Scope and Contents Collection contains a handwritten receipt from Smith & Doll, handwritten poem, and typed biography of Mayor Stiles.
Dates: 1875

Beatrice Powell Grant Papers

Identifier: WH829
Scope and Contents Scrapbook from Grant's senior year (1921) at Wolcott School (Denver, Colo.) contains photographs of classmates with inscriptions, name cards, dance cards, programs and invitations; wedding announcement to Elmo J. Johnson; correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters recognize her volunteer work (1957-1967).
Dates: 1921-1967; Majority of material found in 1921

Ben Stone Papers

Identifier: WH688
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of family photographs.
Dates: 1907-1944


Identifier: WH1064
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Materials found in the Benjamin Draper Collection cover the years 1859-1977. The collection includes all the research notes, informational sources and the rough drafts that Benjamin Draper used in his dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Denver in Colorado. Information in the collection does, however, extend beyond the actual content of the dissertation, Colorado Theatres 1859-1969. Collection material...
Dates: 1859-1977

Benjamin F. Tritch Papers

Identifier: -M1212
Scope and Contents Collection contains clippings, legal documents related to Tritch estate, correspondence, and memorial.
Dates: 1888-1908

Benjamin H. Gilbert Papers

Identifier: -M941
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescripts of reminiscences: 1. Memoirs of Benjamin Herbert Gilbert, 1852-1976 -- 2. Memories of early radio in Denver.
Dates: 1976-1977

Benjamin Joseph Salmon Papers

Identifier: -M1776
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence from Salmon to U.S. District Attorney; copy of typed letter to President Woodrow Wilson; letter to editor; notes; copy of poem; typed transcripts of signs; petition to Congress.
Dates: 1917

Benjamin Long Papers

Identifier: -M1058
Scope and Contents Collection contains a handwritten letter of inquiry to the Denver Public Library requesting information about Benjamin Long from Velma Hellyer (granddaughter); copies of obituaries for Benjamin H. Long, 1920, Mrs. Elizabeth Long (wife), Mrs. Sarah Jane Admire (daughter), 1951, Marshall M. Long (son), 1950, Charles Hellyer, 1952; copy of Benjamin Long's discharge paper from the Civil War, 1864.
Dates: 1950s


Identifier: WH195
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Benjamin Hurwitz was a life long socialist. When the executor of his estate, David Clow, donated Hurwitz’s papers to the Denver Public Library, he wrote that Hurwitz “was recognized both in the socialist movement and in business as an outstanding man of integrity. His council [sic] was sought by people both in the socialist movement as well as people in the business world.” Hurwitz collected publications and kept correspondence written by socialist and labor activist colleagues and...
Dates: 1898-1935

Benjamin T. Wells Papers

Identifier: -M832
Scope and Contents Collection contains Indentures, agent commissions, Masonic appointments, prospectus of the Seven-Twenty Mining and Milling Company, mining deeds and other records.
Dates: 1867-1891

Bernard R. Kelly Papers

Identifier: -M1128
Scope and Contents Collection contains notes, research, correspondence collected for newspaper article regarding San Luis Central Railroad.
Dates: 1948-1958

Bessie I. Means Papers

Identifier: WH492
Scope and Contents Scrapbook from Wichita High School (Kansas) and University of Kansas contains dance cards, report cards, pencil sketches, photographs and programs.
Dates: 1897-1905

Bessie M. Hillett Home Economics Notebook

Identifier: M2256
Content Description Collection contains a leather notebook belonging to Bessie M. Hillett with handwritten notes from a home economics course (circa 1905). The notebook documents the various labs takens by Hillett related to cooking, cleaning, nutrition, chemistry, and butchery. Several recipes are present as well as hand-drawn sheep, cattle, and pig butchery diagrams.
Dates: circa 1905

Beta Sigma Phi - Kappa Theta Chapter Records

Identifier: WH1150
Scope and Contents Collection contains annual convention programs; clippings, cards; correspondence; programs; and scrapbooks. Scrapbooks compiled by Emily Rose contain photographs.
Dates: 1938-1954

Betty Freedman Papers

Identifier: WH526
Scope and Contents Originals and photocopies of documents to Freedman from The Women's Bank (Denver, Colo.) Includes financial reports, offering circular, prospectus, agreement, newspaper clippings; correspondence in regards to Historic Paramount Foundation, Inc. bankruptcy; program from memorial service for Mary Gindhart Roebling, co-founder of The Women's Bank.
Dates: 1976-1997; Majority of material found in 1976-1977


Identifier: WH2441
Scope and Contents The Bill Owens Papers span the years 1972 to 2007 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: 1972-2007


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 1 BISHOP JOHN...
Dates: 1878-1960

Boericke Family Photo Collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 501


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

Bookplate collection, Denver Public Library Western History and Genealogy Department

Identifier: WH833
Scope and Contents Collection includes bookplates, bookmarks, and lantern slides of bookplates.
Dates: 1898-1989, undated

Boutwell Family Genealogy

Identifier: -M920
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of genealogies and some biographical information on members of the Boutwell family descending from James Boutell and Elizabeth Rolfe, married at Helion Bumpstead, Essex, England (October 22, 1554).. Includes "Pioneer Wife, the True Story of the Life of My Mother" by Grace Boutwell Allen.
Dates: 1969

Boy Scout Troop No. 76 Scrapbook

Identifier: C MSS WH49
Scope and Contents Collection contains a scrapbook with clippings, photos, citations, programs, correspondence compiled by Robert William Rathborne, scoutmaster. Envelope of loose clippings (1930-1947) about scout members apart from Troop 76 activities.
Dates: 1931-1936

Brooke Wunnicke Papers

Identifier: WH2444
Scope and Contents Collection contains numerous publications, photographs, awards material
Dates: 1919-2018

Bruce Albert Woodard Papers

Identifier: WH428
Scope and Contents Research notes, clippings, pictures, letters of inquiry, manuscripts from various writing projects, including material on the Colorado Springs Opera House. Also typescript of his book: Diamonds in the salt (Boulder, Colo. : Pruett Press, 1967).
Dates: 1909-1968