West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Manuscripts with some photocopies. The collection includes correspondence, articles and notes pertaining to Western American history, emphasizing the Indian wars. Also includes a copy of A Guide to the William Carey Brown Papers found at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Handwritten and signed letters and printed pamphlets. Two letters from Cody are to his aunt Eliza Martin and sister Julia. Each discusses family matters. The remaining miscellaneous items were not written by Buffalo Bill, but comment on his life. Includes 8 items.
One handwritten autobiography by Chamberlin, one handwritten history of the early discoveries and settlement of California condensed from various authors, and miscellaneous items. Chamberlin talks about his youth, his various travels, and his encounters with Native Americans.
Contains the diary of Henry A. Boller, an essay written by him in 1853, and photocopies of publications by Boller or inscribed to him, including a 1959 reprint.
Two holograph diaries describing ship travel from New York to California and work in California for the Yankee Jim Lumber Company; an 1854 account book for the same lumber company; ten sight drafts; a complaint by Kellogg against "Brother Houts;" an envelope franked by Truman Smith, a U.S. Representative in Congress, addressed to C.S. Kellogg, enclosing a printed copy of an 1848 speech by Smith in the House describing American involvement of the Mexican War.
Mary P. Boller and Henry A. Boller letters and scrapbook. Scrapbook consists of news, obituary, and poetry clippings pasted into a notebook, with other loose ephemera included. Letters are sent between Mary and Henry and to the couple from various senders. Materials dated 1862-1910.
Contains the diaries of Mary P. Boller, handwritten speeches given by Mary in Denver, and a notebook of poetry presumably written by Mary. Materials dated 1863-1913.
Handwritten and typed stories of the two authors' personal associations with criminals. One account, by Thomas, describes his associations with Calamity Jane and James Layton Gilmore. The other, by Davies, narrates his encounters with outlaws such as Sam Bass and Joel Collins.