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Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

George L. Beam photograph of Royal Gorge Bridge

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7954
Scope and Contents Photograph taken by Beam of the dedication and opening of the Royal Gorge Bridge in Colorado, December 8-9, 1929.
Dates: 1929 December 8 or 9

S. W. Beck letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1030
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated June 7, 1879 and addressed to G. H. Bowen. The item was written in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Beck writes about railroad construction in Colorado.
Dates: 1879 June 7

Jerome Bonaparte Chafee correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 828
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence between Chafee and members of his family. The materials deal largely with personal matters. Among the correspondence are found letters by Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., Cafee's son-in-law.
Dates: 1860-1910

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

Henry A. Boller diaries and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and diaries by Boller and his wife, Mary. The diaries discuss personal affairs. The letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller.
Dates: 1862-1913

Robert Ellison Western photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 115
Scope and Contents Collection includes two hundred and thirty photographs, including oversize images, one tintype, and a Brady photograph, with images of the oil industry and oil fields, landscapes of the West, G. A. Custer, and Ellison family and friends; stereographs of Indian wars, Wyoming; various western personalities and places; and postcards. Also includes four photographs and a postcard of Edward Copely and family. Also a picture of the printing shop at the "Old Nez Pierce Mission", and a postcard of...
Dates: approximately 1880-1949

John Elsner autograph book

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 381
Scope and Contents Autograph book containing autographs, greetings, and letters. These materials were addressed to Elsner and his wife. Most of the items were from Denver, Colorado, though many of the salutations came from other cities in the United States.
Dates: 1872-1912

Collection of Zane Grey photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 85
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs of Zane Grey; his homes, horses, and areas he visited. Most of the images are from a photo album of a trip to Colorado in the Flattop Mountains in 1917. They include scenes of horseback riding, fishing, hunting, hiking, and life in camp. Many include a number of unidentified men and women.
Dates: 1895-1966

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

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Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Grant, Ulysses S., 1852-1929 2
Arizona Temple (Mesa, Ariz.) 1
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Ballif, Jae R., 1931- 1
Beck, S. W. 1
Best, Myron G. 1
Bissell, Harold Joseph, 1913- 1
Bohler family 1
Boller, Henry A., 1836-1902 1
Boller, Mary Parsons 1
Bowen, G. H. 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Boyle, Albert C. (Albert Clarence), 1879- 1
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 1
Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brimhall, Willis Hone, 1925- 1
Broadbent, H. Smith 1
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Bullock, Kenneth C. 1
Bushman, Jess R. 1
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 1
Chafee, Jerome Bonaparte 1
Chivington, John M. (John Milton), 1821-1894 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clowminzer, Kittie 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Collier, David C. 1
Collins, Mark 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
E. H. Owen Papermaker 1
Ellison, Robert Spurrier 1
Elsner, John (John Leopold), 1844-1922 1
Eyring, Carl F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1889-1951 1
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 1
Goodall family 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 1
Hall, Alfred 1
Hall, Frank 1
Hamblin, W. Kenneth (William Kenneth), 1928-2009 1
Hansen, George H. (George Henry), 1896-1981 1
Hayward, Charles Lynn, 1903-1998 1
Hintze, Lehi F. 1
Howard, Harriet P. Goodell 1
Hurst, William Riley, 1908-2000 1
Jackson, Clarence S. 1
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885 1
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Koenigswald, G. H. R. von (Gustav Heinrich Ralph), 1902-1982 1
Lambert, A. C. (Asael Carlyle), 1893-1983 1
Larsen, Annette 1
Low, Emma Hall 1
Lyman, Hazel Bowen, 1909-2005 1
Lyman, Lynn, 1905-1992 1
Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978 1
McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957 1
McDonald, Howard S. (Howard Stevenson), 1894-1986 1
McFadden, Sandy 1
McMurrin, Joseph W. 1
Monson, Helen Campbell 1
Ozment, James L. 1
Phillips, W. Revell 1
Poage, S. G. B. 1
Pogue family 1
Redd, James DeMar 1
Rigby, J. Keith 1
Royal Gorge Bridge (Colorado) 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
Scott, Hunter D. 1
Shelton, Suzanne 1
Sherman, George D. 1
Slason, Thompson, 1849-1935 1
Smet, Pierre-Jean de, 1801-1873 1
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 1
Snow (Firm) 1
Snow, Charles F. (Charles Franklin), 1886-1964 1
Snow, Georgia M. 1
Standley, Harry L. (Harry Landis), 1881-1951 1
Stewart, Kim 1
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 1
Thomas, Robert K. (Robert Kedzie), 1918-1998 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Post Roads 1
University of Colorado Boulder 1
Utah State Agricultural College 1
Virtue and Yorston engravers 1
Walker family 1
Walker, John H. (John Henry), 1889-1957 1
Watts, Stanley Howard, 1911-2000 1
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 1
Woodruff, Asahel D. (Asahel Davis), 1904- 1
Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, 1836-1891 1
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 1
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