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Identifier: WH735
Scope and Contents The Bishop Franklin Spencer Spalding Papers consists of correspondence, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and one scrapbook of correspondence received. Material spans the years 1899-1939. Three photograph albums containing photographs of several family members, vacations in Colorado and Massachusetts, mountains and mountain scenery in Colorado and Wyoming, ascent of the Grand Teton, Wyoming. Photographs and postcards span the years 1892-1916. ...
Dates: 1889-1939


Identifier: WH738
Scope and Contents The Bishop John F. Spalding (1828-1894) and Lavinia Spalding (1840-1929) Papers span the years 1878-1935. Material includes correspondence, manuscripts and scrapbooks. John Spalding was the first Bishop of Colorado and 104th in succession in the American episcopate. He and his wife founded St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Their daughter, Sarah Spalding, wrote a history of Saint Luke's Hospital which is included in the collection. SERIES...
Dates: 1878-1960

Black Elk collection

Identifier: C MSS -M570
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 12 original letters written to Black Elk's "grandchildren" Claude and Frances Hansen, Denver, Colo. (1947-1951); additional letters concern the Hansen's desire to collect American Indian related artifacts and tribal history; typescript of memoir: "Our Good Friend Black Elk" by Claude B. Hansen (n.d.); post card; envelope. Addresses include Neb., Colo., Mont. and S.D. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm181).

Dates: Check date

Blanche Granson Blair Papers

Identifier: M2071
Scope and Contents

Collection contains assorted correspondence, photographs, and cards received by Blanche and Arthur Blair from relatives and friends (1918-1956). Included are letters discussing events during WWII.

Dates: 1918-1956

Bolivar G. Krepps Letters

Identifier: M1618
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters home to his mother, Mrs. C.S. Krepps, and sister. Also, two letters from Joseph Troth telling of Krepps' death from typhoid fever. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm53)

Dates: May 11-December 10, 1849, 1850

Booth Tarkington Book List

Identifier: M1537
Scope and Contents

Collection contains "Books too Good to Miss" book list created by Denver (Colo.) Public Library; preferences cited and signed by Tarkington.

Dates: 1929

Brown Family Letters

Identifier: M1272
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of handwritten and typed family letters. Brown family members include: Mary E., Benjamin Alfonso, William Benjamin, Ida, Lorena, Edith Ione (Onie), Bert, and Amos Smith Brown, and Margaret Weed.

Dates: 1906-1907

Brownie Adams Papers

Identifier: WH3
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, photographs (one housed in photographic collection), plus typescript travel notes of a trip to Mexico (1940).

Dates: 1940-1966

Bruce A. Wakefield Papers

Identifier: M2196
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: photocopies of Wakefield's military records (1945, 1946); correspondence (1943, 1945, 1988).

Dates: 1945-1988

Bruce B. Cooke Papers

Identifier: M2108
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies and transcripts of letters written to Crooke's parents (1945).

Dates: May 13, 1945

Bruce P. Brown Papers

Identifier: TMD396
Content Description The collection contains materials from Bruce P. Brown from his time in the 10th Mountain Division of the United States Army during World War II. Content includes postcards, black-and-white-photographic prints, souvenir maps, correspondence, Army documents and publications, magazine articles, a portable sewing kit, and a handmade cardboard keepsake box. Brown has made annotations on newsletters and maps describing his experiences. The majority of materials in this collection are from Brown’s...
Dates: 1943-1945

Bruch Family Papers

Identifier: WH2292
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 5 volumes of original correspondence between Ella Bruch and her youngest daughter, Bessie. The letters document farm life near Genoa, Colorad; experiences as a school teacher on the eastern plains; married life in Denver; and experiences during the Great Depression.

Dates: 1926-1941

Bude Budisavljevich Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WH2402
Scope and Contents

The collection of letters recieved by the Budisavljevich family and written by their relatives in Croatia provides insight into the immgrant family experience in Las Animas County, Trinidad and the Globeville neighborhood of Denver. Correspondence spans 1906-1937.

Some letters have been translated in 2015 by a staff member at Denver Public Library.

Dates: 1906-1937

Burbank Family Letters

Identifier: M1572
Scope and Contents

Collection contains family correspondence.

Dates: 1825-1828


Identifier: WH1188
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The majority of the papers in this collection range from 1915 to 1960 (with a few 1982 and 1994 papers relating to alterations of one Hoyt-designed home). The bulk of the collection consists of architectural plans for private residences and institutions. Included are plans for some of Hoyt's important works. For example, the plans for Red Rocks, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, are included. From the drawings, it is apparent that Hoyt took into account the physical and...
Dates: TBD


Identifier: WH1074
SCOPE AND CONTENT This collection comprises the papers, clippings and other documents assembled by Byron Johnson as a state representative and as a member of the U.S. Congress. Items related to a short-lived attempt at a liberal coalition in the mid-1960s called the National Conference for New Politics are also found here. Johnson was a leading expert on public transportation, and those interests are much in evidence in his collection. Many of the materials were accumulated while he was serving as...
Dates: 1949-1993

C. C. Baldwin letter to Judge Baldwin

Identifier: M1382
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Baldwin's letter to Judge Baldwin (dated August 4, 1892) and genealogical information.

Dates: August 4, 1892

C. E. Moorman Letters to George S. Bowman

Identifier: M541
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters from C. E. Moorman, Silver Cliff to George S. Bowman, Elgin, Ill.; regarding investment in Mexican railroad, land, and electrification schemes, mainly in connection with development of the Mexican Central Railroad.

Dates: 1883

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

C. McMahan letter to mother

Identifier: M484
Scope and Contents

Letter from Leadville, Colo. to his mother in "Lawrence Co." tells about boomtown conditions. City has 30,000 inhabitants and is about to build a large Christian Church.

Dates: October 23, 1879

C. Page Smith Papers

Identifier: TMD202
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper clippings, obituaries (1995), copies of photographs (1949, 1950), manuscript copy of Time and Tide: Reflections on the Strange Journey of Old Age by Smith (1992), correspondence regarding Smith's death (1995).

Dates: 1949-1995

C. S. Hinman Letters, February 3 & June 1, 1861

Identifier: M353
Scope and Contents

Collection contains two letters from Hinman to his parents and siblings in Iowa; Hinman describes life as a prospector and miner in the Colorado mountains, written from Mountain City and Trail Creek.

Dates: February 3 & June 1, 1861


Identifier: WH1264
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Campbell and Patterson Family Papers consist of family and political correspondence, newspaper articles (clippings), pamphlets, biographies, reports, minutes, b/w photographs, and a scrapbook spanning the years 1852-1944. Political correspondence and newspaper articles contain career highlights of A.W. Campbell Jr. and Thomas M. Patterson. In addition, the collection includes Margaret Campbell’s involvement in The National American Women’s Suffrage Association and The National League for...
Dates: TBD


Identifier: WH144
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Correspondence, general Army orders, receipts, notes and deeds ranging from 1910 to 1918 comprise this collection. Frost's allegiance to mine owners and to General Chase as well as his struggles to help the men who served under him are evident in the correspondence. The men's correspondence conveying their personal problems is included. The folders in the collection include the names of each troopers. Reports and memos pertaining to various military matters such as equipment or pay vouchers...
Dates: 1910-1918

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 D. Kerekes Papers

Identifier: M2012
Scope and Contents

Included in the collection are Kerekes' military records from office candidate school (1944) and a copy of his memoir: "Recollections - Ski Troops at War" (2000).

Dates: 1944, 2000


Identifier: WH2045
Scope and Contents Carl M. Williams was one of the earliest cable television entrepreneurs. He began with a small system in Wyoming, which soon expanded to Denver, Colorado, and later to California and Florida. This collection reflects virtually none of his business activities. Rather, it details his political activities, first as a successful candidate for the Colorado State Senate, and then as a behind-the-scenes worker on various campaigns, but mostly as a donor to candidates for all levels of government....
Dates: 1965-2001

Carleton B. Shay Papers

Identifier: M2214
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: CD-Rom with copies, pictures and documents used for My Life in the Mountain Troops oral history (n.d.); soldiers handbooks (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945


Identifier: WH1089
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Caroline Bancroft Family Papers comprise correspondence, business and personal papers, memorabilia, photographs and family history from five generations of the Bancroft and Jarvis families. Caroline Bancroft was clearly the keeper of these family papers, and she sometimes annotated the records for the benefit of future researchers. While the collection primarily documents the lives of many members of the Jarvis and Bancroft families, it also contains historical research and...
Dates: TBD

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