Colorado -- History -- To 1876.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence to W. R. Wetherall mentions hunting trip to Ratoon Mountains (Colorado Territory), Colorado Pike's Peak gold rush, Lowrie's plans to accompany Kit Carson the following spring. Includes transcription.
Collection contains an album with six lectures on: Colorado, Wyoming, the Black Hills, and the Rocky Mountain region; also included are clippings, letters, business and advertising cards. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm66).
Collection contains scrapbook of photos, sketches, and maps concerns notable courthouse buildings in Colorado; manuscript highlights Colorado history in summary form, from prehistoric settlements to the establishment of Colorado Territory in 1861. Microfilm copy of scrapbook.
Description of life in Colorado from gold-rush days to the coming of the railroads. Emphasis on prospecting and mining, early roads and transportation, farming, ranching, and irrigation.