Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:
A. C. Dewees Diary
Pocket record book of prospecting and mining activities in Leadville and elsewhere in Colorado. Also a few items of business transaction (1881-1886).
A. S. Billingsley Diary
Collection contains a 110 page photocopy of a diary documenting Billingsley's time in Florence and Brownville, Nebraska Territory for the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions (1857-1861); later in Denver and mining camps in Colorado Territory during gold rush days (1861-1862).
A. T. Lord Travel Documents
Collection contains a travel diary (February 9 - March 12, 1899) documenting an ocean voyage aboard the Hamburg-American steamship Fürst Bismarck; travel documents: passenger list, menu, hotel laundry list, letter, clippings, ephemera from an 1899 European trip.
A. Thompson Diary
Diary of a trip from Mount Pleasant, Iowa to Montana via New York, the Isthmus, San Francisco, Portland, and the Columbia River; also return trip via Nicaragua. Describes conditions locating and building the wagon road.
Alexander Ramsay diary
Overland by wagon train from Indiana to California along the Oregon/California trail.
ALEXANDER TAYLOR RANKIN PAPERS
Alfred Peter Garses Journal
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.
Alonzo Ferdinand Ickis Diary
Diary of experiences with Colorado Volunteers during Civil War, serving in Colorado and New Mexico. Also some Ickis family data.
Alonzo S. Wright (Wright's Ranch) Papers
Collection contains 5 diaries (1880-1884) documenting Wright's daily activities: mining activities, chores, expenses. DVD (2006) with original film footage from the early 1930s. The films documents the activities at Wright Ranch and includes audio commentary by the cameraman and former camper at the Wright's Ranch.
Amanda Bell Matthews Diary
Typed transcript of journal written April 18 to September 12, 1852, describing travel from Iowa to California. Gives information on weather conditions, Native American tribes and encounters with wild animals.Travelers average 20 miles a day.
Anna Stanley Talhelm diary
Diary kept during migration from Linn, Kan. to Peyton, Colo., 1896. Edited with introd. 1965 by her daughter, Blanche Talhelm Frantz.
Collection contains a diary with mainly brief notations of his own or friends' activities, weather, crops, agricultural pests, births, deaths, and other events of personal interest. Many gaps in chronology, such as no entries November 16, 1872-Dececmber 23, 1876. His sometimes detailed meteorological observations are not usually clearly identified as to place. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm138).
Arapahoe County Justice Court Records
Collection contains docket books of cases heard before Arapahoe County, Colo. justices of the peace: John Wanless (1861-1862), Omer O. Kent (1864-1865, 1866-1867), and Samuel D. Hunter (1865-1866). Volumes later used by Justice Kent as personal diaries, 1877 (Jan. 1-May 7) and 1893 (Jan. 1-Apr. 25). Also inserted: Letter, 1897 Sept. 15 from Caroline, Silver Springs, Tenn. to Sister Orpha.
Arthur Bowen Diary
Collection contains brief, daily entries describe his work as bookkeeper, handyman, and miner in and around Leadville and Alma, Colo.
Arthur Lloyd Monk diaries
Commenced on board ship in the South Atlantic en route to India. Continued at barracks in Bombay and other places in India.
Bridget Hepburn diaries
Diary of daily life in the 1870's Rocky Mountains.
Bryan Dennis Diary
Copy of transcript of diary kept by Dennis on his overland journey to California. Covers trip from Iowa City, Iowa to Black Fork, Wyoming. Transcript donated by Mattes as part of his research for Platte River Road Narratives. It was copied from transcript owned by Mrs. Helen Remley, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Short journal entries and memoranda handwritten in journal "compliments of First National Bank, Austin, Minn."; entries mention Colorado and Pikes Peak Region.
Calvin Perry Clark Diary
Account of a journey by wagon train from Plano, Ill. to Denver, Colo. and vicinity over the Santa Fe Trail in 1859.
Cecil C. Morgan diary
Record of work at Terrible Mine and other company tunnels: Brown, Chelsea Beach, Silver Ore, Union.
Charles A. Meserve Papers
Collection contains a ledger book used as a diary: first portion documents Meserve's beliefs, philosophy, historic events; describes Pueblo, a Colo. dust storm and funeral; last entries are about his poor health (consumption?).
Charles Anderson Scott Papers
Includes diary, photograph album and individual photographic prints, newspaper clippings, biography, and correspondence.
Charles Grandison Hinman Diary
Collection contains a diary documenting Hinman's overland journey from near Peoria, Ill. to Cali. (1849) with a few entries on prospecting for gold (1850); also records of expenses (1849-1851); diary was also used by Hinman's daughter, Helen "Nellie" Whitcomb Hinman (1844-1920) for German school exercises (1862); microfilm (Mflm44) contains diary as well as a few letters from Hinman to his wife, Sarah Hosley Whitcomb Hinman (1816-1877).
Charles H. Springer diary
Diary kept during campaign against the Sioux Indians while commanding lieutenant of Co. B, 12th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry.
Charles Moffat Kassler diary
Collection contains a travel diary describing a camping trip by horse and wagon with Kassler's brother Ed Kassler and friends: Howard Crocker and Albert Dugan. The route they followed: Clear Creek Canyon, Idaho Springs, Berthoud Pass, Middle Park, Hot Sulphur Springs, Steamboat Springs, Hahns Peak, Pinkhamton, Virginia Dale, Fort Collins, and Longmont; includes 6 poems by Kassler at back of diary. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm115).
Charles W. Hayden Diary
Collection contains a diary describing an overland journey from Jefferson County, Wisconsin to Fort Vancouver, Washington.
Journal (Early Days on the Frontier) describes 1880s life in the U.S. Army in Southern Colorado.
Daisy Osumi Diaries
David Scott Grinnell Papers
Two diaries (1932 and 1933) containing the thoughts and experiences of David Scott Grinnell, Sr., a 'druggist' who took up shop with a partner in Hobart, Oklahoma in 1922, then endured the Great Depression. Journal captures his writings just before the arrival of the drought years that brought on the Dust Bowl. Each volumes contain entries for all but 20-30 days of each year. Topics include how much business he saw at his pharmacy, and time he spent duck hunting.
Davis family papers
Diary of Mrs. Alice Davis (1896); 1911 graduation announcement from Manual Training School (Denver, Colo.); graduation program from East High School (Denver, Colo.); correspondence; invitation; certificate of promotion; scrapbook of newspaper clippings; program from memorial service in Denver, Colo. for President McKinley.