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Gillette, Wyo. photo collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 434

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 14 photographic prints mounted on 8 pages with captions that document street scenes, schools, social gatherings, wagon trains, and celebrations held in or near Gillette, Wyo. between 1899-1914. All images and most of the individuals are identified.


  • 1899-1914


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Gillette is a town and the Campbell County seat in Wyo. Incorporated on January 6, 1892, the town was named for Edward Gillette, who worked as a surveyor for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.


1 photo envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Unknown ;no date.


Title from inventory.


For a complete list of photographic prints see inventory sheet.


The photographic prints in the collection are copies of older photographs.

Processing Information

Physical condition: photographs are glued to acidic paper. There is staining due to dried adhesive tape and mucilage.

Finding Aid for the Gillette, Wyo. photo collection
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States