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D. J. Cook papers

Identifier: C MSS -M157
Scope and Contents Collection contains several confidential telegrams from Gov. Pitkin in Denver to Gen. Cook in Leadville, June 1880, concerning Cook's command of state forces to preserve peace and protect property during a miners' strike. Other items: correspondence, certificates of appointment, special order regarding the Militia during inauguration of John L. Routt as governor of Colorado 1876.
Dates: Check date

Dakan Family Papers

Identifier: WH1998
Scope and Contents Includes over 100 years of family correspondence from love letters to war correspondence, materials related to the Great Western Sugar Company lawsuit, family photographs, newspaper clippings, diaries, programs, greeting cards, legal materials, genealogy information, military materials, Erie High School materials and correspondence from a family member that worked for the Japanese Internment camp in Amache, Colo.
Dates: Check date

Daniel C. Ritchey Papers

Identifier: -M659
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence and business records: including a document appointing Ritchey as justice of the peace for Jefferson County, Territory of Jefferson, signed by R.W. Steele, Governor (1861); three account books 1869-1870 from Millard, Beymer & Co., lumber dealers in Corning, Iowa.
Dates: 1855-1905

Daniel Carter Beard book list

Identifier: C MSS -M1458
Scope and Contents Collection contains "List of Children's Books too Good to Miss" created by Denver (Colo.) Public Library; preferences cited and signed by Beard.
Dates: 1930

Davis Hanson Waite Papers

Identifier: -M808
Scope and Contents Collection contains documents concerning the suppression of gambling in Colo. Included are a letter to newspaperman, William Stapleton about the Populist Party, drafts of a resolution and an executive order on enforcing current gambling laws and a newspaper statement discussing the role of churches in politics.
Dates: 1894

Dawn Langley Simmons Papers

Identifier: -M707
Scope and Contents Collection contains an original manuscript for her book: The two lives of Baby Doe; correspondence regarding gift of Mrs. Roy (Brownie) Adams material to Western History Dept.
Dates: 1961-1971

Delphinia Mendenhall Haworth Letter

Identifier: WH2414
Content Description Collection contains one letter, probably written by eighteen-year-old Delphinia Haworth, daughter of Kiowa and Comanche Indian Territory Agent James Mahlon Haworth, to her grandparents on November 14, 1875, from Fort Sill, Indian Territory. The letter describes Delphinia's trip southwest from Olathe, Kansas, to Fort Sill; her observations of Native Americans; her father's work with the Kiowa and Comanche people; and her health.
Dates: November 14, 1875


Identifier: -M207
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Denver, Aspen and Grand River Railroad Company Records are all photocopies of original documents that were located at the First National Bank in Denver. Documents include the articles of incorporation, signed in New York; an engineering report from J.A. McMurtrie showing calculations for rise and fall, costs, estimated earnings and distances for several railroad routes; and a letter to David H. Moffat from Edward O. Wolcott regarding the articles of incorporation. Signatures on the articles...
Dates: TBD

Denver street names

Identifier: C MSS -M220
Scope and Contents Research notes and correspondence. Letters are chiefly those of project director Malcolm Wyer, Librarian of Denver Public Library.
Dates: Check date

Dick J. Nelson papers

Identifier: C MSS -M569
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters and notes sent by Nelson to Denver Public Library. The letters talk about Nelson's family, especially his grandfather: Lloyd Allen Nelson (1812-1900) who crossed the plains to Denver in 1859.
Dates: 1958-1966

Donald B. Davol Papers

Identifier: TMD254
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 200 letters sent by Davol during WWII (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1945

Donald E. Cordova Papers

Identifier: WH2028
Scope and Contents The collection includes an assortment of materials including letters, photographs, yearbooks, lecture tapes, plaques, awards and newspaper clippings documenting the professional life of Chief Judge Donald F. Cordova.
Dates: 1954-2002


Identifier: CONS259
Scope and Contents The Dwight Pitcaithley Papers span the years 1962 to 2016 and document his personal and professional life. The bulk of the collection chronicles his professional life at the National Park Service and his career after he retired. The correspondence and subject file series are in the original order established by Dwight Pitcaithley and include correspondence, conference programs, meeting agendas and minutes, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, reports, notes, brochures,...
Dates: 1962-2017

E. H. Jerrard Papers

Identifier: -M1296
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter to M.E.H. Jerrard, letter to Leigh P. Jerrard, and two typewritten papers by E.H. Jerrard, Garfield, Colo.; papers titled: The Mississippi River, and The Last "Indian Uprising" and "Indian Massacre" in the United States.
Dates: 1940-1949

E. W. Fairchild papers

Identifier: C MSS -M249
Scope and Contents Collection contains a scrapbook of clippings about mining and locations in Colo. (1874-1876); appointment (July 1912) as election judge and Board of Registry member in Summit County, Colo. Letter from H.W. Barry (1922 May 4, Westcliffe, Colo.) regarding mining property; other appointments; ballots for elections in Montezuma, Summit County, Colo. (1899); some correspondence and documents related to mining operations in Montezuma, Colo. regarding the Wellington Mining Company, Glacier Mountain...
Dates: Check date

Earhart family papers

Identifier: C MSS WH2278
Scope and Contents Collection contains a large assortment of correspondence between Lavinia Earhart-Black, Mildred Earhart and other family members, family photographs, two scrapbooks on Colorado Women's College and containing family postcards.
Dates: Check date

Ebert's map of Denver

Identifier: C MSS -M1068
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter by Frederick J. Ebert certifying that survey and plat map (dated 1865) are correct.
Dates: Check date

Edgar A. Johnson papers

Identifier: C MSS -M406
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, press release, and enclosures urging support of Wheat Ridge, Colo. "Save our soddy" campaign, an effort to raise money for the purchase and preservation of a circa 1860s pioneer sod house.
Dates: 1973

Edward M. McCook papers

Identifier: C MSS -M479
Scope and Contents Collection contains: 1. official commission for James B. Bell (of Boston, Mass.) as Commissioner of Deeds for Colorado Territory; signed by Gov. McCook June 29, 1869. -- 2. Letter (1870 Jan. 22) from Governor McCook to J.B. Chaffee about "Maxwell Grant question." -- 3. Letter (1874 July 29) from Governor McCook to N.C. Meeker about delegates to Republican Territorial convention.
Dates: 1869-1874

Edwin A. Johnson papers

Identifier: C MSS -M1970
Scope and Contents Materials include copies of Johnson's biographical data; reports of his burial (2003); copies of newspaper clippings (1945, 2004); copy photographs of Johnson (1944), his father (1906) and related monument (n.d.); notes and correspondence (1945, 2008).
Dates: Check date

Elinor Eppich Kingery typescript

Identifier: C MSS -M434
Scope and Contents Collection contains a typescript of a speech: Lyons, the quarry town, given by Kingery before the Monday literary Club in March 1948; and cover letter.
Dates: Check date

Emile Granier Papers

Identifier: WH2180
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials from the Christina Lake Mining Works: engineer's payroll statements (1893), property inventory (1898), proof of water appropriation and correspondence (1884-1887, 1894); mining leases, property deeds, indentures for mining claims in Fremont County and real estate in Lander and Atlantic City, Wyo. (1880s-1890s); power of attorney from Granier to Zimmerman (1894); newspaper story transcript (n.d.); Jennette Zimmerman will (1893); Eberhardt-Spohr wedding announcement...
Dates: 1860-1899


Identifier: WH1912
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The bulk of the correspondence in this collection consists of letters from Emma Clark to her mother, Catherine (Kate) Seavey in Maine from 1878 to 1909. Also included are correspondence from Earl and Lyster Clark, Ida Davis (Emma Clark's cousin) and friends, also to Catherine Seavey. This correspondence, too, related to Emma Clark and her life in Colorado. SERIES 1 EMMA CLARK 1878-1909 BOX 1 In early correspondence from Black Hawk and Central City,...
Dates: TBD

F. B. Thomas Papers

Identifier: WH519
Scope and Contents Collections of letters primarily written by F. B. Thomas and his wife, Carrie, to son Alfred and family about their farm and orchards in Cory (Colo.), life in Colorado and the Depression.
Dates: 1911-1940

First Regiment Band and Orchestra records

Identifier: C MSS -M313
Scope and Contents Collection contains scrapbook pages (newspaper clippings and programs), receipt, certificate of discharge, correspondence of the band's manager, Fred Haberl.
Dates: Check date

Forbes Parkhill papers

Identifier: C MSS -M594
Scope and Contents Collection contains Parkhill correspondence with Denver Public Library, autobiographical sketch of Parkhill and bibliography of his writings (1921-1931); two letters from Washington, D.C. (1949), written when Parkhill was research assistant to Colorado Senator Eugene Millikin, regarding theTabor Grand Opera House curtain and its artist Robert Hopkin.
Dates: 1931-1949

Francis "Bud" Lovett Papers

Identifier: TMD17
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, biography, resume, educational statement, newspaper clippings, photographs, resource center correspondence, and Irish documents (1970-2007). 16mm films (DVD copy) show locations: Glenwood Springs, Colo., Camp Hale, Colo., rock climbing school and mules; and contain individuals identified as Clint Boyd, Frank Bollers, Chuck Miller, Nelson Lofsted, Carl Maas, Francis Lovett, Clare Symonds, and Ray Franklin (ca.1943-1944).
Dates: 1943-2012

Frank J. Cannon Papers

Identifier: -M1901
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a 236 page letter press book with index containing copies of correspondence (1899-1904) written by Cannon and secretary, David R. Gill. Correspondence includes thank you notes, responses to political inquiries and fund raising events. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm167).
Dates: 1899-1904

Fred Payne Clatworthy papers

Identifier: C MSS WH2199
Scope and Contents Collection contains photo copies of 57 transcripts of letters Clatworthy wrote to his parents and sister in Evanston, Ill. during a photographic expedition by bicycle, foot and burro through Colo., N.M., Arizona, Calif. during June 20, 1898-June 16, 1899; photo copy of holographic letter June 25, 1898 (2 pages); photo copy of newspaper accounts of expedition (6 pages); 3 photographs of Odessa Lake & Outlet, Grand Lake at Sunrise, Fern Lake (ca.1920s).
Dates: Check date

Fred Walsen Papers

Identifier: -M813
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter (1886) to G.H. West, Denver, Colo. including check for dues to Wool Growers Association (on Office of the State Treasurer, Colo. stationery, Fred Walsen, Treasurer). Bill; three blank checks; two undated newspaper clippings; real estate map.
Dates: 1886-1906

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