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Robert Spurrier Ellison papers

Identifier: MSS 782
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence, genealogical notes, diaries, business records, drafts of writings, speeches, and collected research and reference materials including manuscripts, letters, legal documents, maps, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The materials pertain primarily to the history and settlement of the American West, the American Indian Wars and American Indian culture, and the preservation of western historical landmarks. Dated 1833 to 1951.
Dates: 1833-1951

Hunter D. Scott map

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1163
Scope and Contents Development and resource map of the "Uinta-Moffat Empire." This map shows the distribution of various economic resources in several counties of north-eastern Utah and north-western Colorado.
Dates: 1925

Thomas P. Shrock papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 354
Scope and Contents Handwritten, printed, and signed documents concerning the travels of Thomas P. Shrock. The materials include two handwritten maps of eastern Mexico in 1850 made while Shrock was returning from the gold fields in California; a guarantee of safe conduct through Colorado in 1861 signed by William Gilpin, governor of Colorado; and a loyalty oath to the United States in 1861 signed by C. R. Jennison, Kansas Cavalry.
Dates: 1850-1861

Edward W. Wynkoop letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 194
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Aug. 1863, and addressed to Colonel John M. Chivington. Wynkoop writes from Camp Weld near Denver, Colorado concerning his scouting expedition on the heardwaters of the Bear, White, and Snake Rivers searching for Ute Indians after an attack on Fort Halleck on 7 July 1863. Also included is a hand-drawn map showing the locations of military posts in Colorado and the nearby areas.
Dates: 1863