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Colorado -- History -- To 1876.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A Lowrie Letter to W. R. Wetherall

Identifier: M1848
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: December 4, 1859

J. P. C. Poulton papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1684
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1870-1900

National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Colorado Records

Identifier: WH508
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1949-1957

Pike's Peak or Bust

Identifier: M130
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930s