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Autobiographies (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Irvin Hayes autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M880
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript, with handwritten corrections documenting Hayes' life as a doctor in Teller County, Colo. from the late 19th to early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1937-1940

B. M. Adams Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript "autobiography of B.M. Adams." Includes some family genealogy, his early years in Kentucky, and travel to Calif. 1850, before moving to Colo.

Dates: 1886

Christine Whiting Parmenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M596
Scope and Contents

Collection contains autobiographical sketch and bibliography of Parmenter's published stories and books 1916-1929.

Dates: 1930

Colorado River Boatman and Gold Prospector

 Collection
Identifier: M1266
Scope and Contents

Typed biography (3 leaves) and autobiography (6 leaves); includes events in Loper's life from 1869-1907.

Dates: circa 1907

Conrad Kohrs Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: M1617
Scope and Contents

Collection contains copy of a manuscript documenting the story of Danish immigrant and butcher who became a leading Mont. cattleman.

Dates: 1910s

Cora Belle Wasson Mitchell biography

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M534
Scope and Contents

Collection contains reminiscences in the form of a letter to family members. Tells about rugged pioneering days in Leadville, Colo. 1881-1882.

Dates: 1970s

Courtney W. Hamlin Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: M324
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of Hamlin's autobiography. He talks about his childhood journey with family from South Carolina to a homestead in Missouri; also about his law and political career. Includes covering letter and appendix by son, Carl O. Hamlin.

Dates: 1948

David Lake memoir

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M445
Scope and Contents

Collection contains autobiographical material, especially his experiences with the Forest Service in Montana, 1916-1940.

Dates: 1962

Eloise Sargent Lehow scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M458
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook (chiefly newspaper clippings) and autobiographical material, including reminiscences of early years in Denver at Wolfe Hall.

Dates: 1873-1942

Gertrude Oppenheimer Bernkopf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M58
Scope and Contents

Collection contains highlights of Mrs. Bernkopf's music education in Germany and work in various music clubs in Denver, Colo. Helped promote the Denver Symphony Orchestra through the Colorado Federation of Music Clubs.

Dates: circa 1966

Gordon Stimson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1973
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the following biographical materials: articles, clippings related to Stimson's career as a mortgage banker (1969-1970); "Operation Mule" by Gordon Stimson (n.d.); "Gordon Stimson: Autobiographical Notes and Letters" (1999); 68 color slides depicting Kiska, Adak, Attu and Dutch Habor in the Aleutian Island with numerous soldiers of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment identified (n.d.).

Dates: 1969-1999

Grace E. Ensey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WH754
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a 459 page typescript of Ensey's autobiography.

Dates: 1933

Horace Baldwin Hitchings autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M355
Scope and Contents

Collection contains text with some family background and talks specifically about Hitching's years as rector of St. John's Church in the Wilderness, Denver (1862 Dec. 2-1869 Jan. 17).

Dates: 1953

John Montgomery Kuykendall papers

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M440
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: autobiographical sketch, which includes information about his father, Wyoming rancher William L. Kuykendall. Correspondence includes letter to Mr. Hadley, Librarian, Denver Public Library and letters from William F. Cody on Buffalo Bill's Wild West stationery.

Dates: 1902-1915

John R. Parker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD192
Scope and Contents

The items in the collection include copies of Parker's memoirs (1947, 1950, 1951), extracts and biographical information from Parker's autobiography (1944-1991); correspondence with other veterans (1958-1994); ephemera (1944); military papers (1944, 1945, n.d.); color slides from Camp Hale, Colo. and Italy (1943-1945); photographs (n.d.).

Dates: 1944-1994

Mayme Boyd Harrison autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M736
Scope and Contents

Collection contains autobiography of Harrison and letter from Harrison, dated August 11, 1973.

Dates: 1881-1973

Me and My Helper, the Autobiography of Eufelia Medina 1914-1976

 Collection
Identifier: M1290
Scope and Contents

Includes typed autobiography, poems, clippings, photographs, family tree, and copies of letters.

Dates: 1890, 1900, 1969-1992

Ralph W. Boyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2142
Scope and Contents

Collection contains two versions of Boyer's memoirs titled "Mowitza" (ca.1992). Information includes family chart for the Ware family, life on the Mowitza ranch, family and job histories.

Dates: Unknown

Robert Newton Hutchison memoir

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS -M381
Scope and Contents

Collection contains an account of life in the Silver Cliff, Colo. area. Includes story of a Cameron family and the murder of their son. Photograph of the author.

Dates: 1881

Robert Platt Boyd Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2101
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a 13 page typescript of Boyd's memoir about his time with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale and Camp Swift: "War Diary of a Mountain Engineer" (1998).

Dates: 1998

Santa Fe Trail in '61

 Collection
Identifier: M200
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a reminiscence of an "extra hand" on a wagon train between Westport, Mo. and Fort Wise, Colo. in 1861.

Dates: 1911

Sidney L. Foil Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M1982
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence describing the breakup of the 90th Infantry (1999), copy of Foil's autobiography: The Life and Times of Sidney L. Foil (2009).

Dates: 1999, 2009

Thomas Lyle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2115
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a 13 page, autobiographical sketch of Lyle's life: A little sketch of my life and genealogy so far as I know it; written at the request of my daughters (1928); envelope (1928).

Dates: 1928

Tom McCarty Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: M978
Scope and Contents

Collection contains autobiographical information, notes by Charles Kelly, and advertisement for book: Tom McCarty's Own Story.

Dates: circa 1898

W. G. Chamberlain Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: M119
Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal sketch of Chamberlain's life to 1897 addressed to Rocky Mountain Historical Society.

Dates: 1897

William Gilpin Biography

 Collection
Identifier: M291
Scope and Contents All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the...
Dates: circa 1864, 1881