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Alexander Martin photograph collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 310
Scope and Contents

Views of Denver, Boulder and Pikes Peak, Colorado.

Dates: between 1880 and 1894?

Alexander Ramsay diary

Identifier: C MSS -M638
Scope and Contents

Overland by wagon train from Indiana to California along the Oregon/California trail.

Dates: Check date


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

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


Identifier: WH1679
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1831-1949 and chronicles the life and death of artist Alfred Edward Mathews through articles and correspondence he sent, both of which were transcribed by his older brother, Charles H. Mathews, and sent to Charles R. Dudley of the Denver Public Library. The papers also briefly document the Denver Public Library’s interest in the acquisition of Mathews’ artwork. Materials consist of a birth announcement, hand-drawn map, booklet, correspondence (original and...
Dates: TBD

Alfred Edward Rinehart Photograph Collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 483
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of glass plate and nitrate negatives of studio portraits of individuals who exemplify the style and fashion of the West for the latter 1800s to the early 20th century. 19 DVD-R discs are also included. The digital files provide positive scans of a selection of negatives from the collection.

Dates: 1874-1915; Majority of material found in 1880s-1915

Alfred Hoyle Lowdermilk Memoir

Identifier: M2259
Content Description

Collection contains a PDF and paper copy of a 48 page memoir arranged in 15 chapters: According to Hoyle by Alfred Hoyle Lowdermilk, as told to Lila Kint (1977); inserted into the pagination is an additional 21 pages of photographs (2016).

Dates: 1977, 2016

Alfred Irvin Hayes autobiography

Identifier: C MSS -M880
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript, with handwritten corrections documenting Hayes' life as a doctor in Teller County, Colo. from the late 19th to early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1937-1940

Alfred Lunt Book List

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 M. Bailey papers

Identifier: C MSS CONS7
Scope and Contents

Notes, drafts and galley proofs for "Birds of Colorado" and "Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds".

Dates: 1967

Alfred P. Adamo papers

Identifier: C MSS -M1117
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, sketches, photographs, program regarding granite drinking fountain memorial and plaque in honor of Emily Griffith donated by Adamo; autobiography, A Review of my Brief History of 60 Candles; brochures from Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.).

Dates: 1947-1954

Alfred Packer papers

Identifier: -M591
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copies of Packer's statement made at his murder trial... "in regard to the occurrences in southern Colorado during the winter 1873-1874"; invitation to his execution (which never took place), and 5 original letters. There are two from Packer addressed to a Mrs. RA Newman, two letters from Governor Alva Adams to Mrs. RA Newman, and one from Chaplain LJ Hale of the Colorado State Penitentiary.

Dates: 1883-1887

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 Peter Garses Journal

Identifier: M2058
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a single journal or diary compiled by Garses primarily between 1941-1944 when he worked at the Highway Mine, Morris Creek, Idaho. Entries include notations covering the operation of the mine, weather observations, addresses, accounts, stock raising, medical information, family and genealogical information (1924-1944). His sister was Mrs. Wesley C. Brown, Jackson, Calif.

Dates: 1924-1944

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

Alfred V. Simo Papers

Identifier: M2187
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of Simo's memoir: Remembering... family biography from 1655 and Al's autobiography from 1922-1946 (ca.1984); Remembering... the early years in New York City until after WWII (2004); 10th Mountain Images from Al Simo (2004).

Dates: 1984, 2004

Alice A. Giddings-King Scrapbooks

Identifier: WH439
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbooks with newspaper clippings about Denver and Colorado current events and history from the perspective of the early 1930s.

Dates: 1943

Alice Fehrenbach Papers

Identifier: WH850
Scope and Contents

Collection contains programs, newsletters, correspondence, invitations, meeting minutes and brochures from various organizations to which Fehrenbach belonged, organizations represented include The Denver Women's Press Club, The Women's Forum, English-Speaking Union of the U.S. and The Handicapped Coloradan; envelope of Denver, Colorado deeds and trusts (1883-1891).

Dates: 1864-1981 ; Majority of material found within 1951-1981

Alice L. Ingersoll papers

Identifier: C MSS -M390
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 2 handwritten manuscripts: "Reminiscences of early Montclair" and untitled by Alice L. Ingersoll; includes information on St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Jarvis Hall, memories of Baron Von Richtofen, founder of Montclair, and Frank Spalding, later Episcopal Bishop of Utah.

Dates: circa 1914

Alice Lytle Weber Papers

Identifier: WH417
Scope and Contents

Collection contains programs from Mrs. Weber's music performances in Boulder and Denver (1891-1931): family genealogical information; material about her parents Mary Jane (McAlister) and George Lytle, including marriage certificate (1872) and her father's discovery of the Black Diamond Mine in Boulder County.

Dates: 1872-1972

Alice MacHarg Ferril manuscript

Identifier: C MSS -M257
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a manuscript with information on early artists in Colo., particularly MacHarg's aunt: Joanna MacHarg Palmer. Mrs. Palmer arrived Denver 1876, lived for a number of years in Idaho Springs where she improvised a kiln for firing painted china which she claimed to be the first in the state.

Dates: 1920-1934

Alice Roeschlaub Williams Papers

Identifier: WH275
Scope and Contents

Collection contains scrapbook chiefly of Denver music and theater programs and clippings, with a few East High School mementos. Also typed article: "Early music in Denver," covering church music, performing groups, societies, and notable personalities.

Dates: 1882-1950

Alice Stewart Hill Scrapbook

Identifier: WH162
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook of mainly pictorial items: commercial greeting cards and prints, postcards and travel memorabilia, a few personal photos and original sketches.

Dates: 1877-1907

Alice Turner Curtis Book List

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

Alida Lansing Papers

Identifier: WH705
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, programs, business card, brochure, exposition tickets and three handmade books of pressed wild flowers from the Rocky Mountains.

Dates: 1888-1918


Identifier: WH1386
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Alison Hardon Papers document Mrs. Hardon's attempt to develop the mining claims initially purchased by her husband, Joseph B. Hardon. The claims consisted of: Hiddden Treasure, Frederikton and a portion of the Montezuma Group which consisted of five patented claims, all located in Burnt Timber Gulch in La Plata County, Colorado. Some early correspondence dated 1894 and 1895 to Joseph B. Hardon about his mining claims is located in the beginning of the collection. Mrs. Hardon's...
Dates: TBD

All Hobbies Club of Denver Records

Identifier: WH262
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newsletters, clippings, programs, directories, correspondence, reports, legal documentation, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1984

Allan E. Peck Papers

Identifier: M1967
Scope and Contents

Materials on Peck include: copies of personal photographs (1940, 1944, 2008); copies of his military records: training certificate, payroll, General Orders, intelligence memorandum, 10th Mountain Division commendations and citations,(1944, 1945), draft copy of the "85th Mountain Infantry Regimental History (1945); personal records: birth certificate, marriage license, correspondence (1920, 1944, 1945, 2008).

Dates: 1920-2008

Allan Swallow Correspondence

Identifier: -M1105
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence regarding Swallow Press.

Dates: 1948-1967

Allan Vaughan Elston Letter to Caroline Bancroft, February 26, 1973

Identifier: M240
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from Elston, Santa Ana, Calif. to Caroline Bancroft, Denver, Colo.; letter summarizes Elston's writing career, research methods, settings of books, circulation and serialization; also sends list of his Denver friends with addresses for Miss Bancroft to verify.

Dates: February 26, 1973

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