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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 959 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH1044
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans the years 1881 to 1963. It includes family financial records in the form of invoices, receipts, cancelled checks and bank books. A limited number of school projects and keepsakes, as well as numerous unidentified photographs, complete the collection. SERIES 1 BRUCE FAMILY PAPERS 1881-1963 BOX 1 Financial records comprise the bulk of the series, which includes bank books, receipts, invoices and tax statements. Numerous documents...
Dates: 1881-1963

Bruce Thomson Papers

Identifier: WH560
Scope and Contents Minutes, notes, reports, brochures, newsletters, correspondence from Denver Business Committee on the Arts, Denver Business Volunteer Alliance, and Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs.
Dates: 1987-1992


Identifier: WH1128
SCOPE AND CONTENT If it happened in Denver's African American community from the 1940s to the 1970s, Burnis McCloud photographed the event. He took more than 100,000 photographs. The collection includes photographs and negatives of everything from organizations and sporting events to weddings; beauticians and barbers to formal dances and debutante balls; NAACP conventions; golf and other sporting events. McCloud’s images include notable African Americans who passed through Denver, including Martin Luther King,...
Dates: 1888-1983; Majority of material found within 1940-1976

Business and Professional Women's Club of Denver, Inc. Records

Identifier: WH1116
Scope and Contents Collection contains minute books; treasurer's report books; membership directories; by-law booklets; newsletters; awards; booklet from 10th Annual Convention (1929); scrapbooks; member portrait album, b/w group photo of a formal dinner.
Dates: 1934-1939

Byers Junior High Parent Teachers Association Records

Identifier: WH1081
Scope and Contents The collection chiefly consists of notebooks compiled by the Association's historians, and contains budgets, correspondence, meeting minutes, publicity, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a list of officers.
Dates: 1923-1973

C. G. Diller Papers

Identifier: -M1157
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, bank statements, checks, contracts related to the theaters run by Diller.
Dates: 1933-1954

C. Marc Miller Papers

Identifier: -M1016
Scope and Contents Collection contains photostatic copies of letters (1872-1875) regarding the Los Pinos Indian Agency (Colorado); report to the Secretary of War by Lieut. C.A.H. McCauley, Third Cavalry, of his explorations in and about Pagosa Springs, Colorado (1879).
Dates: 1872-1879

California Song Sheet Scrapbook

Identifier: WH265
Scope and Contents Scrapbook contains collection of 24 different old time song sheets printed in Califiornia by Bell, Boyd, and other San Francisco publishers.
Dates: circa 1860-1880

Calvary Cemetery Records

Identifier: WH535
Scope and Contents Collection contains a ledger listing purchases of burial plots.
Dates: 1889-1893

Calvin Fisher Papers

Identifier: WH544
Scope and Contents Scrapbook from 1961 Colorado Health Fair contains promotional material, prospectus, correspondence, list of exhibits, financial information, newspaper clippings, black and white photographs; scrapbooks from 1976 International Science and Engineering Fair contain programs, correspondence, press releases, award lists, tourism brochures, black and white photographs;
Dates: 1961, 1971-1977

Candlelighters Society of America, Inc. Records

Identifier: WH707
Scope and Contents Collection contains by-laws, corporate seal, correspondence, ledgers, membership lists, meeting minutes, newsletters.
Dates: 1975-1980


Identifier: WH1016
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Capitol Hill United Hill Neighborhood papers span the years 1966 to 2002. The collection consists of its operational files, board and committee meeting materials, zoning and licensing information, fundraising records, photographs, and memorabilia. Operations files provide insight into the proceedings of the Board of Directors and the Board of Delegates meetings. The Executive Director's and the President's documents include correspondence and appointment books. The daily operating...
Dates: 1971-2002


Identifier: WH1056
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Materials in The Capitol Life Insurance Company collection consist of documents and photographs ranging from the 1880s to 1979, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1923 to 1965. Financial information about the company is limited within The Capitol Life Insurance Company’s collection. Three financial volumes, dated 1904 to 1907, consist of a policy journal by Thomas F. Daly, a policy register, and a policy log book that record the company’s early financial beginnings....
Dates: 1880-1979

Captain A.J. (Adoniram Judson) Bean Papers

Identifier: WH846
Scope and Contents Ledger of accounts kept by Bean; correspondence to Edwin W. Burton, a Gunnison (Colo.) attorney, regarding collection of money due the estate of Bean.
Dates: 1883-1889

Captain John J. Lambert Letters and Photograph

Identifier: -M1745
Scope and Contents Collection contains two letters from Lambert to Capt. McCutcheon. -- 1. Letter dated July 20, 1867 from Fort Sumner, New Mexico describes conditions and life of a soldier in the West. Mentions the "well armed and equipped" Indians and the need for more cavalry to "cope successfully with the enemy." -- 2. Letter dated December 1, 1867 describes Fort Reynolds, Colorado Territory as a "new post on the bank of the Arkansas, 70 miles from Pikes Peak and 100 miles from Denver". Also discusses his...
Dates: 1867

Carl A. Lammers Scrapbook

Identifier: WH192
Scope and Contents Collection contains a scrapbook with personal items including birth announcements, wedding invitations, funeral notices, travel memorabilia, German-American social activities. Business items about brewing industry. Newspaper clippings of a general nature (humor, verse, health remedies).
Dates: 1882-1911

Carl Melzer Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WH225
Scope and Contents Collection contains a bound photocopy with mounted black and white photographs of "A Walk with My Son; Highest Lone Walk in North America, a Traverse of the Colorado Continental Divide."
Dates: 1971

Carle Whitehead Research

Identifier: WH390
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of Whitehead's papers held at Duke University, Durham, N.C.; as well as correspondence and typescripts of speeches; songbooks and pamphlets; includes material on Channing F. Sweet's support of the Socialist Party; memorial pamphlet for Whitehead's mother; "Celia Baldwin Whitehead", Denver (1932).
Dates: 1934-1964

Carolyn E. Balster Oral History

Identifier: -M1198
Scope and Contents Collection contains an audio cassette recording of Balster reconstructing the events surrounding the Sand Creek Massacre and William Bent's role in seeking a peaceful settlement; transcript of tape.
Dates: 1978


Identifier: WH203
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection consists of 102 pulp fiction magazine articles written by Carolyn St. Clair King, and the magazines covers. The articles were written under her two pen names, Sally Lockhart and Carlos St. Clair, from 1931-1951. The articles were removed from the magazines, as were the covers. Because the works were separated from the covers, and only a couple of the of the covers included the table of contents, there is some likelihood that the cover dates do not always match the articles they...
Dates: 1931-1951

Carrie R. Howland Scrapbook

Identifier: WH186
Scope and Contents Collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings about Mrs. Howland's family and friends, social events in Elkhart, Ind. and Denver, Colo.
Dates: 1876-1935

Central 70 Project Photographs

Identifier: C Photo Collection 506
Content Description Collection includes 39 digital files of murals created for the Central 70 Project. Photographer credits: John Ordelheide (360 Media), David Topping, Elizabeth Viscardi.
Dates: 2016-2018

Central City Business Records

Identifier: WH438
Scope and Contents Collection contains 18 account books (1868-1948) from unidentified Central City, Colo. stores and businesses (1868-1948); includeds some loose legal documents, bills and receipts.
Dates: 1868-1948

Central City Play Festival Records

Identifier: WH788
Scope and Contents Collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine clippings on the festival and other art events in Central City (Colo.); programs from plays and operas; articles on Central City (Colo.) history.
Dates: 1948-1965

Ceran St. Vrain Research

Identifier: -M686
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of documents concerning St. Vrain's military career in New Mexico and relationship with Charles Bent. Includes certificate given to Hyman S. St. Vrain as descendent, April 17, 1985.
Dates: 1848-1947

Chalmers Hadley Papers

Identifier: -M1756
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopy of manuscript titled: Chalmers Hadley, Denver City Librarian, 1910-1924; photocopy of article by Malcolm G. Wyer on Denver Public Library 1911-1924; photocopies of five newspaper articles about Hadley's resignation from Denver Public Library (July 24, 1924); photocopy of article from Mountain and Plain (n.d.) by Belle Warren Edmonds entitled: Number One-Chalmers Hadley.
Dates: 1924

Charles A. Meserve Papers

Identifier: WH795
Scope and Contents Ledger book used as journal contains Meserve's notes on beliefs, philosophy, historic events, describes trip West due to poor health, includes description of Pueblo, Colorado, a Colorado dust storm and funeral.
Dates: 1888-1889

Charles A. Stevens Papers

Identifier: WH672
Scope and Contents Newspaper and magazine clippings; photographs; original writings; correspondence; awards; school records.
Dates: 1927-1985

Charles Alfred Johnson Scrapbooks

Identifier: WH163
Scope and Contents Collection contains four scrapbooks labeled: Chamber of Commerce newspaper clippings. Concerned with Chamber activities during period when Johnson was president; also with general Denver and Colorado business conditions. Volumes labeled: Chamber of Commerce newspaper clippings. Concerned with Chamber activities during period when Johnson was president; also with general Denver and Colorado business conditions. Includes a letter, 1966 Nov. 9, Denver, Colo. to Alys Freeze, Denver, Colo....
Dates: February 18, 1910-January 26, 1912