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A. L. Washburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: -M819
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter to Washburn from R.Q. Tenney, Colorado State Grange Master. Notebook from Big Thompson Sunday School, Mrs. A.L. Washburn, secretary, treasurer, and librarian.
Dates: 1874

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

Acknowledgment letter

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Identifier: C MSS -M1353
Scope and Contents Typed and signed membership letter, dated July 15, 1929, from A. B. Williams to Mrs. Lucy H. Turner.
Dates: Check date

Addie correspondence to Ma and Pa

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Identifier: C MSS -M1935
Scope and Contents Letter from Addie describing her life in Charlotte with her husband John and children, Warnie, Charlie and Lena; costs and materials for clothing; money earned from milk cow and neighbors.
Dates: Check date

Addie Correspondence to Mary

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Identifier: M1857
Scope and Contents Letter from Houldon (or Houlton?), Addie describes children Josephine and Arthur, visit with Mrs. Putnam who is sewing clothes for soldiers, describes incident with cat that breaks pen and a visit with Mrs. Bradstreet.
Dates: circa 1861-1865

Albert Bierstadt letter to William N. Byers, June 3, 1891

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Identifier: M60
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter acknowledging Byers' letter of May 3 with invitation to visit. Accompanied by a note to Byers from Albert's brother, Edward Bierstadt (May 21, 1891, New York City) explaining that Byers' letter of May 3 had been forwarded to London.
Dates: June 3, 1891

Albert Wills McIntire Letter to Diplomatic and Consular Officers of the United States, September 14, 1896

 Collection
Identifier: M140
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter of introduction for George S. Welch of Denver, Colo. from Albert Wills McIntire to the Diplomatic and Consular Officers of the United States; Welch was going abroad as a missionary with his wife and daughter.Letter of introduction for George S. Welch of Denver, Colo. who was going abroad as a missionary. Typed on State of Colorado, Executive Office stationery.
Dates: September 14, 1896

Aldridge Family Correspondence

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Identifier: M5
Scope and Contents Chiefly 13 autographed letters about personal matters (with typed copies). A few miscellaneous items include notes on family history.
Dates: 1864-1885

Alexander Edward Hoyle Papers

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Identifier: WH580
Scope and Contents Collection contains Hoyle family letters and photos, some Berthoud family material. Correspondence of his father S.Z. Hoyle and uncle Francis E. (Frank) Everett (banker in Golden, Colo.) concern Colo. mining ventures at Lawson and Fairplay, and in Boulder County at Caribou and Salina. Photographs include: view of Orient Mine near Lawson, Colo., town of Lawson (Clear Creek County), Colo., studio portraits of Clara B. Everett and S.Z. Hoyle.
Dates: 1863-1909

ALEXANDER TAYLOR RANKIN PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1686
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Most of the items contained in this collection were published in 1966 in a book edited by Nolie Mumey entitled Alexander Taylor Rankin, 1803-1855, His Diary and Letters: A Pioneer Minister Who Fought Lawlessness with Religion on the Prairies of Eastern Kansas and the Frontier Settlements of Denver Where Life was Harsh and Brutal. However, the correspondence in file folder 6 regarding the murder in Mexico of A. T. Rankin's son Sylvester is not...
Dates: TBD

Alexis Comparet Letter to M. J. McNamara, January 5, 1886

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Identifier: M152
Scope and Contents Letter from Alexis Comparet, Denver, Colo. offers the services of himself and fellow artist R.H. Tallant to paint two landscapes to be sold for the "public library fund." Letter signed: Alexis Comparet, R.H. Tallant.
Dates: January 5, 1886

Alfred Lunt Book List

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Identifier: M1497
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter from Lunt to Katherine Watson includes "List of Children's Books too Good to Miss" created by Denver (Colo.) Public Library; preferences cited and signed by Lunt; additional list of favorite books on Brown Palace letterhead.
Dates: 1941

Alfred Perkins Rockwell Letters

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Identifier: M1625
Scope and Contents Collection contains chiefly letters home to his wife while visiting mines in Colo. and Utah. Notebook of his field notes from mines visited 1871, including a few sketches of things observed. Review (two versions) of James D. Hague's book: Mining industry (Washington : GPO, 1870).
Dates: 1871-1872

Alfred Sanchez Papers

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Identifier: WH2046
Scope and Contents The collections contains the following materials: original artwork, newspaper clippings, writings, correspondence, letters, awards, teaching materials, International Arts Movement (IAM) papers.
Dates: 1969-2008

Alice Turner Curtis Book List

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Identifier: M1466
Scope and Contents Collection contains Curtis letter (dated October 7, 1930) sent from Newburyport, Mass., to Katherine Watson, Denver (Colo.) Public Library regarding "Girlhood Favorites" list created by DPL and signed by Curtis.
Dates: 1930

Allison family papers

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Identifier: C MSS WH2340
Scope and Contents Collection contains family photographs, journals, calendars, pamphlets, correspondence, school records, clippings, programs, ephemera on the Allison family.
Dates: 1893-1965

Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863

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Identifier: M71
Scope and Contents Collection contains Boardman's letters to his wife, Nancy, in Fond du Lac. Three written en route to Colorado, the remainder during his stay in the Central City area.
Dates: June 10-November 1, 1863

Amelia Earhart Book List

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Identifier: M1470
Scope and Contents Collection contains "Girlhood Favorites" book list created by Denver (Colo.) Public Library; preferences cited and signed by Earhart.
Dates: 1930

American Library Association 57th Conference, June 24-29, 1935, Denver, Colorado

 Collection
Identifier: WH8
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, minutes, and other memorabilia compiled by the local committee of the A.L.A. Denver conference, Malcolm G. Wyer, chair.
Dates: 1934-1935

Andrew Anthos papers

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Identifier: C MSS WH1924
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, postcards, news clippings and copies of news clippings. Scrapbook contains letters written to Governors and Lt. Governors of Colorado, Michigan, Massachusettes, New York, Virginia, Nevada, Oklahoma asking to light the capitol buildings on select legal holidays.
Dates: 1984-1998

Andrew Washington Carson Letter to Christopher "Kit" Carson, May 8, 1861

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Identifier: M109
Scope and Contents Collection contains a transcript of a letter from Andrew Washington Carson, Conyersville, Tenn. to Christopher "Kit" Carson; contains information about Carson family genealogy.
Dates: May 8, 1861

Andrews Family Papers

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Identifier: M1949
Scope and Contents Includes 14 photographs of Velma Andrews and family and friends and the Andrews home, Auditorium Theatre flyer and correspondence.
Dates: 1962, 1982

Anne Ellis memoir

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M969
Scope and Contents Collection contains a memoir about growing up in Rocky Mountain mining camps, and letter to Luverne Scott (dated Jan. 14, 1931) including handwritten biography.
Dates: 1931

Anson Spencer Rudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: -M675
Scope and Contents Collection contains seven letters reminiscing about early days in Canon City, Colo. and two memorial resolutions; deed to 25 acres in Fremont County, Colo. and map of a Rudd's addition to Canon City.
Dates: 1888-1938

Archie L. Clark Letter and Article

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Identifier: M125
Scope and Contents Collection contains a letter discussing research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); copy of article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.Discusses research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.
Dates: 1960-1967

Argo Mine letter

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Identifier: C MSS -M1385
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Argo Mine, Idaho Springs (Colo.) District, describes the mining camp and the area.
Dates: Check date

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 Rackham Book List

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Identifier: M1448
Scope and Contents ollection contains Rackham letter to Katherine Watson, Denver (Colo.) Public Library; "List of Children's Books too Good to Miss" created by DPL and signed by Rackham.
Dates: 1930

Arthur Roy Mitchell papers

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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

Barney Whatley papers

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Identifier: C MSS WH1947
Scope and Contents Includes letters to and from Whatley to Francis X. Morrow about Theo Knorr and Matt Baker who owed money and were being dealt with by a collections agency. Letters detail the cost of items in 1912 as well as the collection methods. A few other letters also mention other people concerning money.
Dates: 1912

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