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Account of the Birch Creek massacre of 1877

 Collection
Identifier: M252
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a transcript of a letter (1878 January 24, Salmon City, Idaho Territory) from W.H. Falkner to his sister: Mrs. S.A. Groves of Milford, Indiana; additional sheet provides explanation of Nez PerceĢ uprising and massacre. Original letter owned by R. F. Stanton, Arco, Idaho.

Dates: 1878

Arthur Chapman Poem

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Identifier: M120
Scope and Contents

Collection contains handwritten, presentation copy of: Out where the West begins (1916); one autographed postcard and accompanying letter (1920).

Dates: 1916-1920

Arthur Roy Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M533
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter and flyer about Mitchell's painting: "Fisher's Peak." Painting had been commissioned by editor Palmer Hoyt for the Denver Post collection of Western art.

Dates: 1963-1965

Charles Clark Welch letters

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M829
Scope and Contents Collection contains three letters. Letter #1 typescript of original letter from C. C. Welch, Central City, Colo. to [W.A.H.] Loveland, Denver, concerning legislation for tolls on the Apex and Gregory Wagon Road in Gilpin County (Feb. 7, 1870). Letter #2. from Benjamin Eaton, Governor of Colo. to C. C. Welch concerns evaluation of property and water contained on Welch's parcel of land (April 1, 1886). Letter #3 from DPL librarian to editor of the Denver Times gives provenance for Letter #1...
Dates: Check date

Clarence Reckmeyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M645
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and typescript of an article: The mystery of the hermit of Golden Mountain. Reckmeyer researched early-day Granite, Colo. (established 1866 as Dayton, name changed 1868) and tried to find Woods' relatives to settle his estate, including a Salida bank account under the name, Jim Geiger.

Dates: Check date

Excelsior School and Club Association Records

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Identifier: M247
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letter and card from State Collection Agency demanding payment. Also letter from "Defense Committee" soliciting money for a defense fund against claims.

Dates: 1906

George H. Galbraith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M277
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from family and business associates, pocket notebook and other memoranda about mining lode prospects; letters addressed to his widow, Mary E. Galbraith, Everett, Neb. concerning his estate.

Dates: 1877-1887

Governor Edwin C. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH1243
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, text of a speech, testimonial letters, and a letter. Of interest are a handwritten letter to Rocky Mountain News editor Jack Foster denying racial strife in the San Luis, Colorado area; Lyndon Baines Johnson correspondence; the text of a speech to the U.S. Senate (1939), and some senatorial correspondence.

Dates: 1906-1987; Majority of material found within 1942-1968

Hans H. Teichner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD74
Scope and Contents

Collection includes biography compiled by David L. Miller (ca.1990s), military papers (1944), rosters (1944), correspondence (1992), and copies of photographs (n.d.).

Dates: 1944, 1990-1992

Harry J. Leisentritt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD131
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs of Camp Swift, Tex.; Gore Range, Colo.; Italy; Camp Hale, Colo.; Leadville, Colo. and 45 candid photographs of men, groups, training at Camp Hale (1943-1945). Additional ephemera includes a watercolor of mules (n.d.), general order, separation papers and travel tickets.

Dates: 1943-1945

Hazel Olive Bennet Kettle papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M432
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: "Jefferson and Park County memories" include biographical material about Colorado pioneers Ivy Kelso McGuire, Thomas Hamer, William A. Bonnifield, Matilda Ann Terril Provost. Also letters and reminiscences of her own childhood in Colo. One letter concerns grandfather D.C. Oakes and includes 4 family photographs.

Dates: 1902-1914

John Hammond Pershing papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M611
Scope and Contents

Collection contains chiefly typescript copies of correspondence with Philip Ashton Rollins and others regarding publication and attempted suppression of A.S. Mercer's The banditti of the the plains (Cheyenne, Wyo. 1894). Also autobiographical data and essay on Keats.

Dates: 1913-1940

John Parsons letters

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Identifier: C MSS -M597
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence with Denver postal clerk, Charles L. Hincke (1862-1939).

Dates: 1927-1928

Miles City Saddlery Company records

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M503
Scope and Contents

Collection contains business correspondence, invoices, orders for saddles.

Dates: Check date

Opera Colorado Records

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Identifier: WH1987
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily documents administrative activities of Opera Colorado and contains mostly meeting minutes, memos, reports, correspondence, clippings, and promotional material. Boxes 2-5 represent the Opera Colorado-related papers of Eleanor N. Caulkins.



Dates: 1946-1948, 1950, 1980-2015; Majority of material found within 1980-2015

Ovando James Hollister letter extract

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Identifier: C MSS -M361
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter that disclaims aspects of Hollister's earlier "pamphlet" as "exceedingly crude" and admits "some of the incidents are colored somewhat to make a story." Accompanied by correspondence between the Western History Dept. and C.E. Dornbusch, New Rochelle, N.Y., regarding Hollister's authorship.

Dates: 1860s

Park Hill Masonic Lodge #148 Records

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Identifier: WH1413
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence concerns pledge collections for building fund.

Dates: 1924-1951

Peckham family genealogy

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Identifier: C MSS -M1352
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter to Mr. Peckham from Anna C. Pettys (dated March 13, 1962) and printed pamphlet titled: Peckham Genealogy, the English Ancestors and American Descendants of John Peckham of Newport Rhode Island 1638.

Dates: 1962

Radium Hot Springs records

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M634
Scope and Contents

Collection contains draft of requirements for organizing; typescript copies of certificate of incorporation, charter, and by-laws. Quit claim deed, brochure and correspondence, including letter from president N.C. Merrill.

Dates: Check date

Russell L. Keene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2134
Scope and Contents

Collection contains copy of Keene's memoir: Grandpa's Stories (1998) and Mountain Troops and Medics (n.d.); correspondence (1999); Blizzard article: Goldbrick Medicine (1991).

Dates: 1991-1999

Sylvania of the Rockies Summer Camp Records

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Identifier: M2221
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a printed brochure with pictures and information about the camp (circa 1964); letter concerning Gotland horses.

Dates: 1964

United States Mint Records

 Collection
Identifier: WH412
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: chiefly correspondence concerning the hiring of James D. Clarke as Pay Clerk at the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colo.; Clarke's robbing of the mint on Feb. 13, 1864, his capture and subsequent events.

Collection is comprised of photocopies of original material held at the U.S. Treasury Department, Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1863-1865

WALKER FAMILY PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1187
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogical research, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a family bible, and photographs of family, family residences, and the 1907 and 1909 Colorado House of Representatives.

Dates: 1860, circa 1870-1979

Whale Mining and Milling Company correspondence

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Identifier: C MSS -M530
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence and notice of stockholders' meeting.

Dates: Check date

Will F. Robinson papers

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Identifier: C MSS -M523
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letter from K.G. Cooper, General Manager and later President of the Denver Republican Newspaper to Robinson (October 1, 1889); marriage announcement for Will F. Robinson and Mamie E. Byers in Denver, Colo. (February 12, 1878); at home card (1878).

Dates: 1878-1889

William B. Hartley Papers

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Identifier: M2123
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from Hartley to Captain Harold Alford describing his experiences in Officer Candidate School and at the School for Personnel Services (August 8, 1944 - January 14, 1946).

Dates: 1944-1946

William MacLeod Raine papers, f 1936-1952

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Identifier: C MSS -M635
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript of novel: Cry murder (published New York, 1947). Typescript of 1952 talk for Friends of Denver Public Library and accompanying letter. Research paper compiled ca. 1936 for Denver Public Library Reference Dept. gives biographical data and lists published works 1899-1929.

Dates: Check date

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