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A. L. Washburn Papers

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

Identifier: C MSS -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 Percé uprising and massacre. Original letter owned by R. F. Stanton, Arco, Idaho.
Dates: Check date

Acknowledgment letter

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

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

Identifier: C MSS -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: Check date

Aldridge Family Correspondence

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

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


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

Alfred Perkins Rockwell Letters

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

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

Allison family papers

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

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

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

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: Check date

Andrews family papers

Identifier: C MSS -M1949
Scope and Contents Includes 14 photographs of Velma Andrews and family and friends and the Andrews home, Auditorium Theatre flyer and correspondence.
Dates: Check date

Anne Ellis memoir

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

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

Argo Mine letter

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

Identifier: C MSS -M120
Scope and Contents Collection contains handwritten, presentation copy of: Out where the West begins (1916); one autographed postcard and accompanying letter (1920).
Dates: Check date

Arthur Roy Mitchell papers

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

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: Check date

Barry J. Neilson Papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1406
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters from Barry to Dr. Malcolm G. Wyer, Denver Public Library, and reproductions of maps, with annotations and explanatory notes, primarily concerned with the exploration of the Pacific Northwest; reproductions are of portions of Indian Map annotated by William Clark (1806), Indian Map of Lewis and Clark Route (1814), Map of 1814 Enlarged, John Melish Map (1819), and French Map (1821).
Dates: 1806-1821

Bassick Contact Gold and Silver Mining and Milling Company papers

Identifier: C MSS -M509
Scope and Contents Letters to N.C. Merrill, Denver, Colo. regarding mining properties, including Orphan Boy Extension Mining and Milling Company and Gem Nickel Mining, Milling and Smelting Company. Also letter to A.S. Hazen, Denver, Colo. editor of The Gold Nugget, and an article "Gold" for the magazine.
Dates: Check date


Identifier: WH414
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection consists of Turnbull's published and unpublished works, personal papers, scrapbooks and ephemera. The papers range from 1860 to 1970. SERIES 1 WRITINGS 1940-1968 BOX 1 Published and unpublished works comprise this series. Included are contracts, book cover designs and correspondence about the books and poems. The series contains a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings about ...
Dates: TBD

Benjamin Long Papers

Identifier: -M1058
Scope and Contents Collection contains a handwritten letter of inquiry to the Denver Public Library requesting information about Benjamin Long from Velma Hellyer (granddaughter); copies of obituaries for Benjamin H. Long, 1920, Mrs. Elizabeth Long (wife), Mrs. Sarah Jane Admire (daughter), 1951, Marshall M. Long (son), 1950, Charles Hellyer, 1952; copy of Benjamin Long's discharge paper from the Civil War, 1864.
Dates: 1950s


Identifier: WH2044
Scope and Contents The bulk of Betty Neale's papers consist of clippings, proposed bills, and correspondence she received as a representative to the Colorado House of Representatives from 1974 to 1992. Some clippings trace her activities in high school, her marriage, and the birth of her children in Kansas. Election materials for her campaigns also form a part of the collection, along with certificates and awards she received from various organizations. SERIES 1 - CAMPAIGNS...
Dates: 1940-2004


Identifier: ARL153
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Beverlyann E. Miller Papers span the years 1942-1959. The papers comprise a report card, a recital program, newspaper clippings, and typewritten history of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Also included are photographs that record her association with the Denver Beta Phi Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and her career as a music teacher. SERIES 1 PERSONAL PAPERS 1942-1957, n.d. BOX 1 This series contains Miller’s typed and handwritten...
Dates: 1942-1959

Blake family papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1940
Scope and Contents The collection Includes financial materials, mine information and reports, correspondence, safety information, drilling information, explosives information, inspection reports and information, newspaper clippings, ledgers, survey maps.
Dates: Check date

Blanche Granson Blair papers

Identifier: C MSS -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: Check date

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

Bruch family papers

Identifier: C MSS 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, Colo.; experiences as a school teacher on the eastern plains; married life in Denver and experiences during the depression
Dates: 1926-1941

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