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Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH19
Scope and Contents Twenty-three small, leather-bound pocket diaries comprise the collection, which spans 1859 to 1883. The bulk of Baker's diaries contain entries made during a single calendar year. However, in several instances, Baker made diary entries for the same period of time in two different diaries. For example, entries for January and February 1871 appear both at the end of the 1870 diary and the beginning of the 1871 diary. These entries, while not exact duplicates, are very similar. All...
Dates: April 1, 1859 - January 3, 1884


Identifier: WH155
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers in this collection reflect French's interests, primarily genealogy (others as well as her own) and the history of Denver. The papers of the Colorado Genealogical Society, the Morning Study Club and the Territorial Daughters of Colorado comprise a large part of the collection. Historical research notes and articles constitute another portion of the collection. French's diaries are included in the last part of the collection. SERIES 1...
Dates: 1832-1974

Albert F. Potter papers

Identifier: CONS186
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Collection contains two original diaries compiled by Potter during his trips to California (Tahoe, Trinity) and Northern California and Oregon (Klamath, Shasta, Lassen, and Stanislaus) during May through October 1903. Additional items include a copy of a transcription of his Utah travel diary (Utah and Idaho) dated from July 1 to November 22, 1902, as well as his personal scrapbook containing copies of correspondence, congressional records, magazine and newspaper articles, obituaries,...
Dates: 1902-1940

Albert Wilbur Steele Papers

Identifier: WH394
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Steele's diary of student life at Colorado State Agricultural College, correspondence, notes, scrapbook of his cartoons, other miscellaneous clippings.

Dates: 1862-1949


Identifier: WH480
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection consists primarily of journals and biographical sketches written by Anselm H. Barker. His journal of his first trip was published in 1959 as Anselm Holcomb Barker, 1822-1895, pioneer builder and early settler of Auraria; his diary of 1858 from Plattsmouth, Nebraska Territory, to Cherry Creek Diggings, the present site of Denver, Colorado. A few letters and articles from and about a granddaughter, Lucile L. Gewinner, comprise a...
Dates: 1858-1959


Identifier: WH490
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1869 to 1898. It contains three handwritten diaries, plus fifteen loose diary pages, created by Augustus W. Corliss during his military service in the American West. These diaries are reproduced on one reel of microfilm. Due to the fragile nature of the diares, researchers must use Mflm91The bulk of the collection comprises twenty handwritten volumes of genealogy records compiled by Corliss to document the Corliss family history from 1617 to...
Dates: 1869-1898


Identifier: WH1089
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Caroline Bancroft Family Papers comprise correspondence, business and personal papers, memorabilia, photographs and family history from five generations of the Bancroft and Jarvis families. Caroline Bancroft was clearly the keeper of these family papers, and she sometimes annotated the records for the benefit of future researchers. While the collection primarily documents the lives of many members of the Jarvis and Bancroft families, it also contains historical research and...
Dates: TBD


Identifier: WH164
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Charles R. Green Papers include typescript copies of his correspondence, notebooks and diaries. The collection contains correspondence sent and received by Green during the expedition regarding family, colleagues, weather conditions, Indian attacks and company politics. Additional correspondence after the survey dating from 1869 to 1911 is included. Correspondence from 1931 to 1938 regarding publication of the diaries is also included. The following quotes are...
Dates: 1867-1939


Identifier: WH749
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans the years 1981 to 2005. It follows the life of Denver NeVaar who explores identity through his “spiritual alter-ego” Sister Who. Sister Who created a public access television show titled Sister Who Presents of which the Denver Public Library possesses videotapes in the Western History Collection. The videos are numbered 1 – 106, in order of completion. Sister Who taped episodes 56 through 83 in Billings, Montana, and the...
Dates: 1981-2018

Diary of a Trip from New York to Japan

Identifier: M1623
Scope and Contents

U.S. Navy sailor under orders to join U.S.S. Monocacy at its Asiatic station in China. Traveled across the U.S. by train and on the S.S. Japan (Pacific Mail Company) from San Francisco to Yokohama. Describes weather delay in Cheyenne, Wyo. and hazardous crossing of Wyoming on the Union Pacific in blizzard conditions. End of journal describes scenes in Yokohama and elsewhere in Japan.

Dates: January 15-April 8, 1872


Identifier: WH119
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Dodge Family papers date from 1850 – 1903. Family members whose papers are included in the collection are husband and wife; Sylvanus, and Julia Teresa Dodge, their children; Grenville, Nathan P., and Julie, and Grenvilles’ wife; Annie Dodge. Material in the collection includes personal correspondence, business papers and correspondence, and diaries. The contents of the papers includes information on the building of the Iowa Railroad, Civil War activities, building of the Texas and...
Dates: 1850-1903


Identifier: M1179
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Dr. Frank A. Foster Papers consist of a typewritten journal of forty-one pages with corrections noted by the author. In his journal, Foster describes a railroad excursion that he and his wife took in 1897. They traveled from East Jordan, Michigan to California via the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, the Rio Grande Western, and the Southern Pacific. They returned by the Northern Pacific Railroad. Foster provides a written portrait of the West around the turn of the century....
Dates: June-August 1897

Eddy Brothers' Journal

Identifier: M230
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a journal kept while operating Black Mountain Stock Ranch near Kester, Park County, Colo. Also called: Eddy boys' journal, b

Dates: June 1, 1879-November 22, 1880


Identifier: WH121
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains a handwritten diary documenting the travels of three young Englishmen in America, who travelled from New York City to Niagara Falls, Chicago, St. Louis, New Orleans, Arkansas, and Florida during the fall, winter and spring 1884-1885. Additional loose items include a photograph (circa 1895), stationery (circa 1885), and an addressed and cancelled mailing envelope (1884). Other paper ephemera pasted in the dairy include a Cunard Line list of saloon...
Dates: 1884-1895

First White Women over the Rockies

Identifier: WH125
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typewritten manuscript and corrected galley proof. Vol. 3 includes: Diary of Sarah White Smith, letters of Asa B. Smith, and other documents relating to the 1838 reenforcement to the Oregon Mission. Publication of Mrs. Smith's diary based on a transcription in Denver Public Library.

Dates: 1966

Gardening Journal

Identifier: M1348
Scope and Contents

Hand written journal includes gardening information, a list of "American women in civic work," and quotes from The Bag of Saffron, by Bettina von Hutten (published 1917.) Journal printed by May Shoe and Clothing Co., 16th and Lawrence Sts., Denver, Colo.

Dates: 1917

Harry Faulkner Papers

Identifier: M1607
Scope and Contents

Diary (1859) of a journey from Kansas City to the Colorado gold fields and information about prospecting. Two letters of E.H.N. Patterson (to whom diary was presented); two unsigned items (letter and reminiscences).

Dates: 1859-1861

Henry M. Morse papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1682
Scope and Contents

Diary (May 2, 1854-May 17, 1855) of round trip by sea (via Panama) to California, hunting for gold and doing other odd jobs in various California mining camps. Scrapbook (1873-1920) of clippings, correspondence, certificates of election to various offices in Pueblo, Colo., miscellaneous cartoons and poems.

Dates: Check date

J. D. Kirby Diaries

Identifier: M1615
Scope and Contents

2 volume diary that records frontier life in Montana Territory. Miner in Washington Gulch, southwest Montana (Virginia City region) in 1870-1871.

Dates: February 27, 1870-1871

James A. Haycraft Papers

Identifier: WH698
Scope and Contents

Collection contains small, handwritten personal diaries with lists of personal expenditures, sermons, prayers, and details of personal life; small address book.

Dates: 1887-1916


Identifier: WH85
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers in this collection range from 1847 to 1888 with two 1950 letters discussing Denver's travel journal. Correspondence from Denver to members of his family describing his travels and offering fatherly advice comprises the bulk of the letters. The travel journal provides a detailed portrait of Denver's 1850 journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California. The journal in the collection is a copy, the original being at the University of Kansas. However, the 1950 correspondence...
Dates: 1847-1950; Majority of material found within 1847-1888

Jeff Dillard Papers

Identifier: WH782
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries (1891, 1893, 1894) and account books (1896, 1899-1900, 1901) detailing range life around Delta, Colo.

Dates: 1891-1901


Identifier: WH562
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The records range from 1864 to 1906 with the bulk of the papers generated during 1864. Agreements, deeds, claims, receipts and correspondence comprise the papers. Records related to the Harsh lode, Lawrence lode, Cortland lode, Shaw lode, Florence lode, Wood lode and Calhoun lode, located in the Russell District in Gilpin County, Colorado constitute a major portion of the collection. Pierson's journal provides information on his travels to and around Colorado along with insights...
Dates: 1864-1906

John Grass journal

Identifier: C MSS -M392
Scope and Contents

Travel diary of car trip beginning April 22, 1921 in Trinidad, Colo. The last entry is May 1, 1921 in Los Angeles, CA. Grass describes scenery, hotels, prices, and various stops made on the trip. The trip included Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Rhoades and Mrs. John Grass. Journal includes 10 photographs, 3 negatives (either laid in or loose) representing scenes of travel to Yellowstone (1923), Trinidad, Colo. (1921), Peco and Santa Fe, N.M. (1921).

Dates: Check date


Identifier: WH94
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains an assortment of original correspondence, diaries, ephemera, scrapbook, real estate related documents, printer sample book, photo album, and photographic portraits of the Dailey family that document the life of John L. Dailey, his wives and their children, as well as his brother, William M. Dailey. Many early documents exhibit damage caused by the 1864 Cherry Creek flood. Although original diaries and accompanying typed transcripts are included, family correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1930s


Identifier: WH1678
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence sent and received by William Larimer, Jr. ranging from 1850 to 1875. Correspondence sent and received by his son, William H.H. Larimer also constitutes a portion of the collection in this time period. Much of the later correspondence sent and received by descendants, children and grandchildren, of William Larimer, Jr. focuses on him. The photographs represent various family members up to approximately 1930. Collection also...
Dates: 1850-1930


Identifier: WH1672
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers range from 1833 to 1912. A two-volume diary describing the trip from Fort Leavenworth to the Rocky Mountains in 1835 comprises the bulk of the collection. Also included is correspondence that details Ford's appointments as an officer of the Dragoons, a hand drawn map of Ford's 1835 journey, and a booklet describing Ford's wife's genealogy. The papers are also available on microfilm. Because of the age and fragility of the papers, the microfilm must be used. ...
Dates: TBD


Identifier: WH20
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1862 to 1931 and includes selections of Nathan Baker's business and personal papers. Although Baker is considered an important pioneer newspaper publisher, the collection does not include materials related to his newspaper career. Collection also available on microfilm: Mflm189. SERIES 1 BUSINESS INTERESTS 1862-1905 BOX 1 The series primarily documents Baker's interests in railroad construction, mining and...
Dates: 1862-1931

Nellie Slater diary

Identifier: C MSS -M713
Scope and Contents

Diary of 1862 journey by horse-drawn wagons from Garden Grove, Iowa to Auburn City, Or. via the South Platte route and Sublette's cut-off. Transcript has title: Travels on the Plains in eighteen sixty-two.

Dates: Check date

Perry A. Kline Diary

Identifier: M1616
Scope and Contents

Collection contains an original diary of a trip from Russell's Gulch, Gilpin County, Colo. to St. Louis, Mo. 1859; another trip from Port Clinton, N.Y. to Selma, Ohio 1856; plus memoranda of expenses, income, other personal miscellanea.

Dates: 1856-1861