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WH. Western History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: WH

Found in 1760 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH476
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Baerresen Brothers Architects Papers consist of architectural drawings, one scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings of their buildings, and photocopies of records, photographs and newspaper articles. The bulk of the collection focuses on two brothers, Harold William Baerresen (1846-1918) and Viggo Egede Baerresen (1858-1940), who formed the architecture firm. The material spans the years 1849-1974. SERIES 1 ORIGINAL MATERIAL 1847-1983 BOX...
Dates: 1840-1983

Baggs, Wyoming General Store Records

Identifier: WH331
Scope and Contents Ledger includes profit and loss, insurance, stationary accounts, expenses, merchandise and individual accounts. Store name is not indicated.
Dates: 1896-1898


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

Baker Historic Neighborhood Association Records

Identifier: WH1802
Scope and Contents Collection contains attendance records; meeting minutes; financial reports; articles on Baker neighborhood; neighborhood welcome materials; resource guide.
Dates: 1993-2007

Balcomb and Rice Architectural Plans

Identifier: WH2188
Scope and Contents Collection contains 8 architectural plans (12.5x19") pen and ink on linen for the Mr. H[ugh] McKay residence at 3359 Alcott Street, Denver, Colo. (ca.1895). Included are front, rear and sides elevations; basement, first and second floor plans; interior details. Duplicate set of plans (photo copies) included in folder.
Dates: circa 1895

Banning-Lewis Ranch Records

Identifier: WH1428
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of sale receipts, correspondence, wills, leases, brand registrations, contracts, pamphlets, sale catalog.
Dates: 1915-2001


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

Barbara Norgren Papers

Identifier: WH1989
Scope and Contents Collection includes maps, copies of National Register of Historic Places information, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, book research materials, I-25 resource material, project files, documents; photos, negatives, and photo logs for homes and buildings throughout Denver.
Dates: 1883-2008

Barbara Sternberg Papers

Identifier: WH2325
Scope and Contents Collection contains research materials: notes, articles, correspondence, chronologies for Sternberg's book: Anne Evans, a Pioneer in Colorado's Cultural History: the Things that Last When Gold is Gone (2011).
Dates: 1850-2013

Barker, Rinker, Seacat and Partners Architectural Records

Identifier: WH1821
Scope and Contents Collection contains architectural drawings and plans for Writer's Square (Denver, Colorado) residential and retail spaces.
Dates: 1977-1981

Barry J. Neilson Papers

Identifier: WH1406
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters from Barry to Dr. Malcolm G. Wyer, Denver Public Library, and reproductions of maps, with annotations and explanatory notes, primarily concerned with the exploration of the Pacific Northwest; reproductions are of portions of Indian Map annotated by William Clark (1806), Indian Map of Lewis and Clark Route (1814), Map of 1814 Enlarged, John Melish Map (1819), and French Map (1821).
Dates: 1806-1821

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

Battle of Molina del Rey Diagram

Identifier: -M2208
Scope and Contents Collection contains a hand drawn, pen-and-ink on paper diagram of a battlefield (8 x 9.75") showing the location of American and Mexican military forces, battlements, structures, and geographic features during the Battle of Molina del Rey on September 8, 1847. Included are statistics on American and Mexican forces and soldiers lost during the battle.
Dates: 19th century

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

Bea Tracy Booth Papers

Identifier: WH1165
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks contain clippings, stories, school publications, cards, an election precinct map, and photographs of individuals, historic homes, and movie stars. Also contains notes on Tracy family history.
Dates: 1914-1982


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WH1191
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence relating to Karl and Mary C. Beasley, business ledgers, photographs, memorabilia, and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings of Believe It or Not and Strange as It Seems columns.
Dates: 1920-1965

Beatrice Powell Grant Papers

Identifier: WH829
Scope and Contents Collection contains scrapbook from Grant's senior year (1921) at Wolcott School with photographs of classmates with inscriptions, name cards, dance cards, programs and invitations; loose cards, photographs in last several pages; wedding announcement to Elmo J. Johnson (1927), newspaper clippings. Also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters and photo on her work as a volunteer and member of Friends of the Library (1957-1967).
Dates: 1921-1967; Majority of material found in 1921


 Collection — Reel 204
Identifier: WH1831
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains deeds, receipts and correspondence primarily related to business deals in the Gregory Mining District, Gilpin County. Detailed descriptions of property locations are included in the deeds along with the names of the parties involved. Of particular interest in the Kip and Buell Gold Mining and Tunneling Series is 1868 correspondence from John Kip to Buell about a dispute with Henry Moore Teller over the ownership and location of the Kip, Union and Mountain City lodes. The...
Dates: 1860-1878


Identifier: WH522
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection documents the start of the business including the ratification of its by-laws and the purchase of mining property and equipment. The documents span the years 1907 - 1909. The records contain Board of Directors meeting minutes and a ledger with stockholder names, number of shares and dates of stock transfers and purchases. Also included are correspondence between the Secretary and General Manager and financial papers such as receipts, stock prices and a statement of money spent.
Dates: 1907-1909


Identifier: WH36
Scope and Contents The collection primarily documents Ben Bezoff's career as a political figure and radio personality through his correspondence and memorabilia, with Bezoff's correspondence comprising the bulk of the collection. Also included are award certificates, newspaper clippings and photographs. The contents of four scrapbooks are preserved on microfilm. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, correspondence and memorabilia from Bezoff's early career as an actor and in radio broadcasting. One radio...
Dates: 1929-1979

Ben Stone Papers

Identifier: WH688
Scope and Contents Collection contains an albm of photographs of the family of Ben and Viola Ann Stone and their children, including photos from their own childhood and of their children.
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


Identifier: WH383
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Benjamin Stapleton Papers contain material on his work as a postmaster and as the Mayor of Denver. The majority of the papers were created during his five terms as Mayor. Stapleton's mayoral papers comprise reports, telegrams, newspapers clippings, campaign pamphlets and handouts, and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings. The newspaper articles in the scrapbooks document Stapleton's terms as mayor and his improvements to the city with an emphasis on the water project....
Dates: 1898-1964

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