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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 1673 Collections and/or Records:

Althea Jewell Rutherford Scrapbook

Identifier: -M1427
Scope and Contents Collection contains a personalized scrapbook; includes letters, clippings, photographs, poems and autographs.Uses published title Musical Messages, A Musicians Birthday Book, by Rebekah Crawford, as personalized scrapbook; includes letters, clippings, photographs, poems and autographs.
Dates: 1828-1928

Altrusa International of Denver Records

Identifier: WH721
Scope and Contents Correspondence, publications, reports, documents, meeting minutes, newsletters.
Dates: 1922-1992

Alumnae Association of The Colorado Training School for Nurses Records

Identifier: WH547
Scope and Contents Collection includes minutes, correspondence, membership lists, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia.
Dates: 1871-1985

Alva A. Paddock Papers

Identifier: WH2041
Scope and Contents The collection contains a selection of materials assembled by A.A. Paddock: photographs of Phillip Gomer, Denver lumber dealer; portraits of the Colorado Fifteenth Assembly, House of Representatives (1905-1906); panoramic photographic print of the Jolly Bachelor's Outing at Starbuck Park (1915); architectural drawings of the Family Apartment Court, Clermont Street, Denver, Colorado (1944); and a Charter Application, Army and Navy Union (undated).
Dates: 1905-1944

Alva Adams Manuscript

Identifier: M1
Scope and Contents Collection contains a brief paragraph on State of Colorado executive office stationery expressing Alva's belief that George Washington was correct in not serving a third term. Dated and signed: Alva Adams, February 13, 1897.
Dates: February 13, 1897

Alvin Barta Papers

Identifier: WH26
Scope and Contents Correspondence, typescripts of unpublished writings, travel memorabilia, clippings from and copies of newspapers and magazines in which his cartoons appeared, as well as reproductions of other artists' works. Includes his book: Timetable of civilizations. New York : Vantage Press, c1958.
Dates: 1918-1958

Alvin Mosch Papers

Identifier: -M1022
Scope and Contents Collection contains copies of typed manuscripts: "The One-Hundred Dollar Bill" concerns silver mining, Poor Slob Mine, working in Central City lab; "Crime and Punishment" outlines Mosch's involvement in capturing a drug dealer; letter to "Fellow Miner" on government mining regulations; photocopies of newspaper clippings on Mosch; letter to "Mining Claim Owner" on tax revenues from mines.
Dates: 1982-1987


Identifier: WH1363
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Ambassador Swanee Hunt collection consists primarily of materials from the Hunt Alternatives Fund. Other materials from her Ambassadorship, boards and committees on which she participated, projects she supported, framed photographs from her exhibit, and personal documents are also included. The dates of the collection span 1978-1999. Because additional material may be donated to the library, the collection remains open. The Hunt Alternatives Fund Library included annual reports from other...
Dates: 1978-1999

American Association of Retired Persons: Montclair Chapter #3199 (Colo.) Records

Identifier: WH566
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, photographs of club activities, membership lists, correspondence, certificates.
Dates: 1979-1992

American Fire Insurance Company Records

Identifier: WH446
Scope and Contents Collection contains a register (1885-1892) of policies generated by agents from Montrose, Colo.
Dates: 1885-1893

American Institute of Architects/Colorado Records

Identifier: WH665
Scope and Contents Collection contains a single scrapbook with newspaper clippings of Colo. architects and projects they were working on in 1954: Frank Lloyd Wright's evaluation of the plans for the Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colo.); Lake County Courthouse in Leadville, Colo.; home of Henry Toll in Denver, Colo.
Dates: 1954

American Library Association 57th Conference, June 24-29, 1935, Denver, Colorado

Identifier: WH8
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, minutes, and other memorabilia compiled by the local committee of the A.L.A. Denver conference, Malcolm G. Wyer, chair.
Dates: 1934-1935

American Society of Irrigation Engineers Records

Identifier: WH9
Scope and Contents Collection contains newsletters, minutes, membership records, treasurer's reports, and correspondence (letter press books).
Dates: 1880s

Andrew S. Hovland Papers

Identifier: WH172
Scope and Contents Collection contains farm records of income and expenses (2 volumes and 14 items).
Dates: 1917-1929

Ann Byrd Kennon Papers

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


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 small...
Dates: 1858-1959

Anson Spencer Rudd Papers

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


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

Antoinette Perry Papers

Identifier: M1840
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence from Perry to her grandfather (1899); newspaper and magazine clippings; cartoon; receipt.
Dates: 18991-1908, 1991

Apex-Sideline Suit Records

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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, financial...
Dates: 1882-1931


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 Western...
Dates: 1943-1997

Arens Family Papers

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