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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

John J. Henry certificate of appointment

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 659
Scope and Contents Oversized printed documents with handwritten notations. Collection includes legal documents, the appointment of Henry as Register of the Land Office at Fair Play, Colorado, 1875, signed by Ulysses S. Grant, and at Leadville, Colorado, 1880, signed by Rutherford B. Hayes.
Dates: 1875-1880

"I stand by Sand Creek" : a defense of Colonel John M. Chivington and the Third Colorado Cavalry

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2518
Scope and Contents Printed galley proofs with handwritten corrections of a book to be published. The thesis of the work is that Colonel Chivington and the Colorado Calvary were justified in killing the Indians at the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.
Dates: 1985

Military posts of Colorado

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2647
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft. Brandes tells the history of various military posts and forts in Colorado largely in the nineteenth century. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1973

Franklin D. Roosevelt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 588
Scope and Contents Two typewritten and signed letters and one signed presidential pardon. One letter is dated September 21, 1940 and is addressed to Ralph L. Carr, Governor of Colorado. The item is concerned with the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. Roosevelt wants each state to establish its Selective Service System as soon as possible and requests Carr's full support in this effort in Colorado. The other letter os dated Sept. 26, 1932 and is addressed to W. E. Eisele of Edgewater, Colorado. ...
Dates: 1932-1940

The Sand Creek affair : a reappraisal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2520
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of a book "compiled, edited and analyzed by Lt. Colonel William R. Dunn." The item includes maps and an index. Dunn argues that Colonel Chivington and the Colorado Calvary were justified in killing the Indians at the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.
Dates: approximately 1985

Steamboat in the Rockies : the story of Sti Town, U.S.A.

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2648
Scope and Contents Typewritten book manuscript with handwritten corrections. The item is a typescript of a history of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The book was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1974

Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2382
Scope and Contents Additions to the Indian Litigation Files of the Wilkinson Law Firm, ca. 1949-1960. They are mostly files of the Ute Tribe and Menominee Tribe, plus some law office correspondence files.The seventeen bound volumes contain legal documents of Indian Litigation Cases heard by the Indian Claims Commission, 1949-1970. Litigants include the Turtle Mountain Band of the Chippewa Indians, the Uinta Utes, the Spokane Tribe, the Coeur D'Alene Tribe, and the Southern Utes.This...
Dates: 1949-1979

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