Colorado -- Biography.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains photocopies of genealogies and some biographical information on members of the Boutwell family descending from James Boutell and Elizabeth Rolfe, married at Helion Bumpstead, Essex, England (October 22, 1554).. Includes "Pioneer Wife, the True Story of the Life of My Mother" by Grace Boutwell Allen.
Collection contains four biographical sketches about colorful Colo. characters: Autobiography of E. B. Sopris; Very private note on E. B. Sopris; Old Washington; Indian agent Dyke.
Collection contains 2 volumes (1853-1891) with photocopies (negative) of letters of General Frank Hall to his mother, his brother and sister-in-law, other family members regarding family matters, gold diggings of Gregory Gulch and Spanish Bar, early newspaper days of Black Hawk and Central City, politics in Colorado Territory. Treasurer’s Office receipt to J. E. Munson for 1895 taxes signed by Frank Hall, Treasurer, also lists tax levies and special school taxes (1896).
Collection contains 2 genealogical forms filled out by Edgar Rees Huffsmith in 1948 on the Huffsmith-Shinn families for the Descendants of Colorado Pioneers project sponsored by the Colorado Genealogical Society; forms contain biographical and family information; reminiscences of a visit in 1868 by an ailing Kit Carson to Major Daniel Chessman Oakes of Denver.
Letter to Irving Hale and enclosed pamphlet describing proposed history and informing Hale of his inclusion in the publication. Letter also signed by Earl B. Coe.
Collection contains three manuscripts in Spanish, chiefly a 26 page autobiographical "historia ho recuerdos de un anciano Nuevomicano." Biographical summary in English by a daughter. Also photocopies of a proclamation by Denver mayor W.H. McNichols, Jr. and letter from Colorado governor Richard D. Lamm on the occasion of his hundredth birthday.
Collection contains reminiscence of the Denver Circle Railway, autobiographical sketch.
Collection contains diary entries for 1877 somewhat intermittent and have to do mainly with farm activities and accounts.
Collection contains transcripts of: "The Donovan Family Story" (1968), "The Hagus Family Story" (1964) by Lucille Hagus Imherr; transcripts contain reminiscences and genealogical information with additional historical information about Adams County, Colo. and also the military engagement at Beecher Island.
Collection contains minutes and register of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society, constitution and bylaws; original notes for and manuscript. and published copy of "Real pioneers of Colorado" (1928-1930) by Miss McGrath; lists of men and women who arrived in Colorado prior to Jan. 1, 1861; and 3 scrapbooks of clippings about Colorado pioneers and early Colorado history (1889-1947).
Letter from Stone, Pueblo, Colo. to John Wilson, Salt Lake City, Utah; recalls travels and friendship, and reviews Colorado law career.