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Colorado -- Biography.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Boutwell Family Genealogy

Identifier: M920
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1969

Elinor Bluemel Papers

Identifier: WH39
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescripts, research notes, photographic material for unpublished books, chiefly "One hundred years of Colorado men" (intended as a companion to her: One hundred years of Colorado women. Denver, 1973). Some chapters evidently expanded for separate publication, as those on William Abraham Bell, John Cleveland Osgood, and John Brisben Walker; also correspondence and research material on Florence R. Sabin. Also includes published book Florence R. Sabin A Colorado Woman of...
Dates: 1903-1974


Identifier: WH60
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1834 to 2008 and primarily documents Farrington R. Carpenter’s personal and professional life, with particular emphasis on his ranching career, work with the Division of Grazing, and autobiography Confessions of a Maverick. The collection also chronicles members of the Carpenter family, particularly Farrington’s son, Edward F. Carpenter, who was an engineer, Colorado State Representative, and musician. Correspondence, speech scripts, articles, and clippings...
Dates: 1834-2008; Majority of material found within 1910-1980

Frances Boyle Papers

Identifier: M79
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1934

Frank Hall Papers

Identifier: WH160
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1853-1896

Huffsmith-Shinn family papers

Identifier: C MSS -M377
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1948

Jerome C. Smiley Letter to Irving Hale

Identifier: M717
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: January 30, 1899

Jose Rafael Rosendo Espinosa Biography

Identifier: M932
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1978

Joseph Emerson Smith Letters

Identifier: M718
Scope and Contents

Collection contains reminiscence of the Denver Circle Railway, autobiographical sketch.

Dates: April 4, 1947; August 3, 1954

Joseph W. Bowles Diary

Identifier: M75
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diary entries for 1877 somewhat intermittent and have to do mainly with farm activities and accounts.

Dates: 1877

Lucille Hagus Imherr papers

Identifier: C MSS -M388
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Check date

Maria Davis McGrath Papers

Identifier: WH228
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1873-1947

Wilbur Fiske Stone Letter to John Wilson

Identifier: M749
Scope and Contents

Letter from Stone, Pueblo, Colo. to John Wilson, Salt Lake City, Utah; recalls travels and friendship, and reviews Colorado law career.

Dates: October 4, 1866