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Album of photographs

 Collection
Identifier: C Photo Album 100
Scope and Contents

Views of people and buildings at the United States Army's Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Shows the prison and its facilities, officers, and miscellaneous scenes.

Dates: between 1875 and 1880?

Album of photographs

 Collection
Identifier: C Photo Album 266
Scope and Contents

Studio portraits of men, some in Civil War uniforms, women, children and infants. Four of the men in uniform are identified as William Dilles, John Stevenson (?), S.W. Marshall, and Edwin A. Evans.

Dates: between 1860 to 1880?

Album of the Clawson family

 Collection
Identifier: C Photo Collection 288
Scope and Contents

Images of unidentified men, women and children, possibly the Clawson family.

Dates: between 1860 and 1880?

Album [portraits

 Collection
Identifier: C Photo Album 228
Scope and Contents

Leather bound albums contain studio portraits of men, women, and children.

Dates: between 1860 and 1882?

Aldo Leopold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CONS47

Aldred Brooks Pew oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH150-3
Scope and Contents

Talks about how he came to Denver (Colo.) from New York City to open the School of Modern Dance and the Changing Scene Theater. Provides insights into the difficulties in establishing theater in Denver (Colo.) Offers critiques of local media coverage and local reviewers.

Dates: Check date

Aldridge Family Correspondence

 Collection
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 Cameron Hunt Letter to John

 Collection
Identifier: M889
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter concerning the upcoming constitutional convention and Hunt's opposition to statehood for Colo. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm208).

Dates: July 9, 1864

Alexander Edward Hoyle Papers

 Collection
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 FAMILY PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH677
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The bulk of this collection pertain to the ancestors and family of Philip Knox Alexander, Jr., and Gladys Barkalow Alexander. Primarily genealogical in subject matter, the collection contains a wide array of materials. Materials include: ancestral charts, correspondence, religious brochures, military records, newspaper clippings, religious sermons, biographies, memoirs, publications, commemorative documents, photographs, and ephemera. Many different individuals and names are...
Dates: 1635-1983

Alexander Fleming Diary Fragment

 Collection
Identifier: M1073
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a 4 page transcript of a fragment from Flemings diary with a photocopied map showing Alexander Fleming's journey in North America in 1873-1874. Transcript details Fleming's travel in Colo. and Wyo., primarily near Denver, and Estes Park during December 17, 1873 to January 24, 1874.

Dates: 1873-1874

Alexander Martin photograph collection

 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

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M638
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: Check date

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

 Collection
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 EDWARD MATHEWS PAPERS

 Collection
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

 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Ricken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M1903
Scope and Contents

Includes telegram and correspondence from War Department notifying Emma Bischke Ricken of her husband's death and letter from Ricken to Albert Schaeffler. Photo album includes photos of Camp Hale, rock climbing, unidentified soldiers undergoing training, Cooper Hill, Leadville, inside tavern or bar, and rock climbing at Seneca, West Virginia.

Dates: Check date

Alfred Sanchez Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Borodkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH2510
Content Description

Collection is arranged chronologically and documents her work in the Colorado House of Representatives and as an author and advocate for women's rights. Materials related to her political career include information about human trafficking, women's health and rights, and Colorado's economic development. Her publishing and writing includes articles, columns, Women's Business Chronicle information and samples of her poetry.

Dates: 1981-2020

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