Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:
A. L. Washburn Papers
Collection contains a letter to Washburn from R.Q. Tenney, Colorado State Grange Master. Notebook from Big Thompson Sunday School, Mrs. A.L. Washburn, secretary, treasurer, and librarian.
Albert Bierstadt letter to William N. Byers, June 3, 1891
Collection contains a letter acknowledging Byers' letter of May 3 with invitation to visit. Accompanied by a note to Byers from Albert's brother, Edward Bierstadt (May 21, 1891, New York City) explaining that Byers' letter of May 3 had been forwarded to London.
Albert Byron Sanford Letters
Letter (1935) to Denver Mayor Benj. F. Stapleton gives background about ferrying conditions on South Platte River as a Denver election issue in 1865. Also portion of a letter (1924?) to unidentified recipient concerns Colorado pioneer John McBroom and visitors to his cabin at the mouth of Bear Creek above Denver.
Alfred Perkins Rockwell Letters
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).
Alonzo Harris Boardman Letters, June 10-November 1, 1863
Collection contains Boardman's letters to his wife, Nancy, in Fond du Lac. Three written en route to Colorado, the remainder during his stay in the Central City area.
American Library Association 57th Conference, June 24-29, 1935, Denver, Colorado
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, minutes, and other memorabilia compiled by the local committee of the A.L.A. Denver conference, Malcolm G. Wyer, chair.
Anson Spencer Rudd Papers
Collection contains seven letters reminiscing about early days in Canon City, Colo. and two memorial resolutions; deed to 25 acres in Fremont County, Colo. and map of a Rudd's addition to Canon City.
Archie L. Clark Letter and Article
Collection contains a letter discussing research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); copy of article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.Discusses research into mid-19th century theater personalities in the Western U.S (Page 2 only; addressee unknown); article written by Clark titled: Denver Has Always Been a Good Show Town.
Bassick Contact Gold and Silver Mining and Milling Company papers
Letters to N.C. Merrill, Denver, Colo. regarding mining properties, including Orphan Boy Extension Mining and Milling Company and Gem Nickel Mining, Milling and Smelting Company. Also letter to A.S. Hazen, Denver, Colo. editor of The Gold Nugget, and an article "Gold" for the magazine.
Benjamin F. Hall Letters to Mary
Collection contains two letters from Denver, Colo. to daughter, Mary in Auburn, N.Y. One describes life in Denver and gives examples of colorful pioneer slang. The other expresses opposition to his son, Henry enlisting for the War since he was needed by Judge Hall toward "Keeping Colorado in subjection to the Constitution".
Benjamin Wilson Marsh letters to Jemima E. Marsh
Letters from Colorado Springs and "three miles north of Denver" to his wife "Mima" in Kansas. Tells of business activities, cattle, and crops. Letter of Aug. 9 incomplete.
Brownie Adams Papers
Collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, photographs (one housed in photographic collection), plus typescript travel notes of a trip to Mexico (1940).
C. McMahan letter to mother
Letter from Leadville, Colo. to his mother in "Lawrence Co." tells about boomtown conditions. City has 30,000 inhabitants and is about to build a large Christian Church.
C. S. Hinman Letters, February 3 & June 1, 1861
Collection contains two letters from Hinman to his parents and siblings in Iowa; Hinman describes life as a prospector and miner in the Colorado mountains, written from Mountain City and Trail Creek.
Ceclia Watson Colaw Letters to Denver Public Library, November 30, 1961, February 13, 1962
Collection contains letters from Cecelia Watson Colaw, Wichita, Kan. to the Denver Public Library concerning Theodora Kroeber, a Colorado-born author, her genealogy and writings.
Charles A. Coe Correspondence
Collection contains approximately 50 letters from son Jesse sent to live in Salida, Colo. for health reasons (Aug. 1911-June 1913). For a time, Jesse lived with a cousin, Myron Hill, and family and worked for Globe Express Company at D. & R.G. rail station. Also approximately 20 letters (1911-1929) from the Myron Hill family in Salida to the Charles Coe family in Toledo. Part of this time, Hill was a partner at Hill Brothers, a mail-order business.
Charles Bent letters to Manuel Alvarez
Collectionn contains photocopies of manuscript letters from Bent in Taos, N.M. to Alvarez in Santa Fe, N.M. concerning business affairs and protection of U.S. citizens in New Mexico.
Charles F. Fishback Letters to C. F. Brady, December 30, 1885 - January 12, 1886
Collection contains letters written from Fishback writing from Salida and Gunnison, Colo. to C. F. Brady, Denver Times, Denver, Colo. regarding accounts of Times subscribers and his own financial difficulties. One letter from Salida describes going to a gambling house, being robbed, and then arrested for obtaining money under false pretenses.
Charles Louis Sawyer Papers
Collection contains correspondence regarding application for a patent on an irrigation water governor developed by Charles Sawyer and Calvin Miller.
Charles W. Green Letters
Letters from two U.S. Indian agents regarding participation of Indian delegations in the T.M.A.A. celebration. Correspondents: William H. Llewellyn, Mescalero & Jicarilla Agency, South Fork, N.M.; and D.M. Riordan, Navajo Agency, Ft. Defiance, Ariz.
Charlotte von Dassel letters to Denver Public Library, January 28 & February 22, 1967
Collection contains two letters from von Dassel, Berlin, Germany to the Department of Western History and Genealogy, Denver Public Library; she writes about herself, her father, and other members of the Richthofen family.
Colorado post offices
Letters from U.S. Post Office Dept. and National Archives and Records Service giving data on several 19th-century post offices in Colorado.
Cora H. Foley Letter, June 13, 1973
Collection contains a letter from Cora H. Foley, Monetery, Calif. with reminiscences of childhood at "Jonny Hill" and the Ibex school and mine near Leadville, Colo.
Chiefly letters from North in Columbus, Neb. to historian J.G. Masters in Omaha concerning Indian scouts, campaigns, and personalities. One letter to Clarence Reckmeyer in Black Hawk, Colo. tells about Nick Creede who apparently served with the Pawnee Scouts under the name Billy Harvey.
Letters to the Public Library of the City of Denver, Colo. regarding availability and price of various publications. Letter, 1904 Sept. 16, Rochester, N.Y. signed: Susan B. Anthony (honorary president). Letter, 1906 Apr. 26, Warren, Ohio signed: Harriet Taylor Upton (treasurer).
Crawford Hill Papers
Collection contains two letter books with correspondence (copies of ca. 1300 letters) of business and personal nature. Some earlier letters (Jan. 12-Mar. 29, 1900) signed by N. P. Hill.
Daniel C. Ritchey Papers
Collection contains correspondence and business records: including a document appointing Ritchey as justice of the peace for Jefferson County, Territory of Jefferson, signed by R.W. Steele, Governor (1861); three account books 1869-1870 from Millard, Beymer & Co., lumber dealers in Corning, Iowa.
Daniel T. Lord Letter to Daughter
Collection contains a letter from Lord to his daughter; tells of hard times in Denver City, other family concerns.
Delphinia Mendenhall Haworth Letter
Collection contains one letter, probably written by eighteen-year-old Delphinia Haworth, daughter of Kiowa and Comanche Indian Territory Agent James Mahlon Haworth, to her grandparents on November 14, 1875, from Fort Sill, Indian Territory. The letter describes Delphinia's trip southwest from Olathe, Kansas, to Fort Sill; her observations of Native Americans; her father's work with the Kiowa and Comanche people; and her health.
Denver Street Names
Collection contains tesearch notes and correspondence. Letters are chiefly those of project director Malcolm Wyer, Librarian of Denver Public Library.