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Colorado -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Account book of a store in Colorado

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 221
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record of financial transactions of a store probably somewhere in central Colorado. Some of the entries deal with persons living in Clear Creek County, Colorado.

Dates: 1845-1867

Mary P. Boller and Henry A. Boller papers

Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten letters and diaries by Mary P. Boller and Henry A. Boller, speeches given by Mary in Denver, Colorado, a scrapbook of clippings, a notebook of poetry clippings, a handwritten essay and photocopies of publications by Henry A. Boller or inscribed to him, and other loose ephemera. Diaries discuss personal affairs, and the letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller. Materials dated 1853-1959.

Dates: 1853-1959

Citadel on the Santa Fe Trail : the sage of Bent's Fort

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2661
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The items are early drafts of the "Bent's Fort" work and the "Military Posts of Wyoming" work. The materials were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: approximately 1970

Clarke letter to J. M. Curtis

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294153]
Identifier: Vault MSS 681
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter, signed by surname only, and addressed to J. M. Curtis, Indian Interpreter, Denver. It reports on a skirmish in 1873 between eighteen Ute Indians and a group of Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at Deer Trail, Colorado.

Dates: 1873

David C. Collier autobiography and letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 789
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiograpy and typewritten letters sent by Collier. The autobiography includes information on the early history of Colorado, its mining industry, and an account of Collier's activities as a public official and as a newspaper editor. Also included are a series of Collier's letters for publication in the Central City Miner's register written from 1863 to 1873.

Dates: 1863-1884

David C. Collier letters and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 863
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of letters written between 1864 and 1868. The volume is entitled: "Letters Sent During Mountain & Colorado Trips." Also included is a typewritten autobiography entitled: "The Man of the Mountains: The Life of David C. Collier." The author is listed as "An Old-Timer" who is believed to be Collier himself.

Dates: 1864-1884

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, articles, correspondence, speeches, histories, essays, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and programs. Also included are drafts of Ann Hafen's articles. The materials relate to LeRoy Hafen's career as a historian in Colorado and his publications and research on various aspects of Colorado history.

Dates: 1804-1984

Frank Hall letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 851
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Hall's mother, Emma Hall Low. The items deal largely with family and personal matters. Also included are letters from Alfred Hall, Frank's brother, to their mother. Alfred also writes about family matters and about his service with the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served with the Union Army of the Potomac in various areas in and near Virginia with the 3rd New York Cavalry. Also included is a diary by Alfred kept from 1864 to 1865 while he...
Dates: 1840-1890

George P. Hammond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 908

Primary source materials relating to the New Southwest part of the United States including the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. Also included are materials on Mexico. The materials are in English and Spanish, and many relate to the settlement of the area by people of European descent and to the Indians.

Dates: 1566-1963

Harriet P. Goodell Howard letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309491]
Identifier: MSS SC 1169
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters from Harriet P. Goodell Howard and other members of the Goodell family including M.W. Goodell. The letters discuss Goodell family matters and give insights into life in the mining camps.

Dates: 1854-1896