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    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1861
    • Old home of William N. Byers

    • William N. Byers and his wife Elizabeth and children, Frank and Mary (later Mary Byers Robinson), pose in front of their home in Denver, Colorado; shows a one story wood frame house with a pitched roof and chimney.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, Frank S.; Robinson, Mary Byers.
    • 1862
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View north from Bobtail Hill, in Black Hawk, Colorado, up four mile Gulch to Dory Hill, where the state's first cemetery was located. Central business district includes: Undertaker, Union House (on Selak Street), Drugs (brick, arched windows and...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • West Denver during the flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, streets, and water. People watch from the water's edge; signs read: "Commonwealth," "J. G. Vawter & Co," "J. B. Doyle & Co," "Keller House," "American House," and "Bell's Boarding...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Flood - Cherry Creek 148 Larimer looking SW

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, people, streets, and water. Signs read: "Tremont House," "Groceries," "American House," and "Devor's Corner."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • [Promissory note.].

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    • Loans--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--To 1876.
    • 1866
    • Douglas Mt. near Georgetown, Colo., Stagecoach

    • Men in hats and overcoats pose beside a horse-drawn stagecoach in front of Douglas Mountain in Jefferson County near Georgetown, Colorado. Shows snow on the ground and men in the driver's seat wrapped in blankets.
    • Douglas Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6
    • Weber Canyon, Utah

    • View of rock walls and the Weber River in a narrow portion of Weber Canyon in Utah.
    • Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Cereus Giganteus, Arizona

    • View of Saguaro cacti, Cereus Giganteus, in probably the upper Sonoran desert in southern Arizona. Tall and straight ribbed cactus plants have spines and multiple arms. Bushes and grass are on a hillside.
    • Saguaro--Arizona--1870-1880.; Cactus--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Bluff opposite big horn camp, Black Canon, Colorado River

    • View of a steep rock cliff and the Colorado River in Black Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is on a sandbar and men stand beside gear and supplies at what is identified as "big horn camp".
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1871
    • To the sheriff of Boulder County, Greetings

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    • Political elections--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Elections--Colorado--Boulder County.; Boulder (Colo.)--Politics and government--To 1876.; Boulder County (Colo.) 1871.
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7

    • A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Snow peaks, Bull Run Mining District, Nevada

    • View of snow covered mountains with sparse trees in the Aura Mining District in the Bull Run Mountains, Elko County, Nevada. A trail in the snow traverses the hillside.
    • Bull Run Mountains (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Elko County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado River, mouth of Kanab Wash, looking east

    • Aerial view of layered, eroded rock cliffs in Kanab Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows rounded rocks above the canyon, and talus beside the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking west

    • View of the Colorado River and probably Marble Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows eroded sandstone walls and talus near the river bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Willow Creek Canon, near Mt. Nebo

    • View of jagged rocks, talus and sparse brush in a valley near Mount Nebo in Willow Creek canyon (Juab County), Utah.
    • Juab County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Valleys--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Mrs. William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Elizabeth M. Byers (Mrs. William N. Byers). She leans on an animal pelt in a dress with a lace collar, velvet bodice and full hoop skirt with ruffles and a bustle. Her hair is curled and braided.
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Family.
    • 1872
    • Grantee Volume 6 1872-1874

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantee's from volume 6.
    • 291 p.
    • 1872-1874
    • Grantor Volume 6 1872-1874

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 6.
    • 335 p.
    • 1872-1874
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajoe [sic] Indians, near old Fort Defiance, N.M. [sic]

    • Native American (Navajo) men and women sit or stand beside a loom near old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. A man wears a woven shirt, leather leggings and moccasins and holds a bow and arrow. A man wears a loin cloth and leans against...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Looms--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Historic Spanish record of the conquest south side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • Close-up view of a Spanish inscription carved in the sandstone at Inscription Rock (El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. The English translation reads: "By this place passed Ensign Don Joseph de Payba Basconzelos, in the year in which he held...
    • El Morro National Monument (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Graffiti--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Section of south side of Zuni pueblo, N.M.

    • A Native American (Zuni) man stands and poses beside multi-story stone and adobe pueblos at Zuni, New Mexico. Buildings have ladders, roofs with timber rafters (vigas), gutters and chimney pots.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-188o.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Ancient ruins in the Canon de Chelle [sic]

    • View of the White House, Ancestral Puebloan Native American (Anasazi) ruins at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Men stand and pose on cliff dwellings in a cliff wall niche and on ruins on the canyon floor. Climbing ropes connect the...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Canyon de Chelly...
    • 1873
    • Canon de Chelle [sic]

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp identified as "Camp Beauty", rock towers and canyon walls in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Tents and possibly a lean-two shelter are on the canyon floor near trees and talus.
    • Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National...
    • 1873
    • Navajoe Indian squaw and child

    • A Native American (Navajo) mother and child pose seated beside large rocks in Canyon de Chelly (later Canyon de Chelly National Monument), Arizona. The woman wears a bil (dress) and a bead necklace. The boy stands on a woven blanket.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Navajoe boys and squaw

    • Two Native American (Navajo) boys and a young woman pose in front of an adobe building at old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The boys hold bows and arrows and wear moccasins. The woman wears a bil and a woven blanket.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Boys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Domestic scene among the Navajoe Indians

    • Native American (Navajo) women and men sit beside a summer hogan constructed of logs and brush, in Arizona or New Mexico. One woman weaves at a loom made of logs and sticks. Shows wool thread and woven rugs.
    • Hogans--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Navajo women weavers--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Weaving--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Looking across the Colorado River to mouth of Paria Creek

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone columns and canyon walls, talus slopes and the confluence of the Colorado River and Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows possibly Vermilion Cliffs in Paria Canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Paria River (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Paria River Valley (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1873
    • Distant view of Camp Apache, Arizona

    • Panoramic view of log or frame buildings with gabled roofs at Fort Apache, Arizona. Shows a flagpole, dirt roads, livestock and a building, possibly a barn, under construction. Trees are on mesas.
    • Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Canon of the Colorado River

    • Panoramic view of mesa tops and canyon walls near the confluence of the San Juan River and the Colorado River in Kane County and San Juan County, Utah (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area). Shows probably Navajo Mountain in San Juan County.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Navajo Mountain (Utah)--1870-1880.; San Juan River (Colo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1873
    • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range [sic], Arizona

    • Men sit or stand and pose beside what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Some wear hats and carry rifles, one wears a shirt with piping on the...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca range [sic], Arizona

    • A man wears a hat, holds a rifle and stands near what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Navajo County or Apache County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Shows steep basalt bluffs and trees on a hillside.
    • White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Central City, Colorado

    • Reproduction of a drawing of Central City, Colorado and Blackhawk, Colorado in Gilpin County.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, Arizona

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch, Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation) Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides of the White Mountains.
    • Cooley Ranch (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Ranches--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Cooley, Corydon Eliphalet--Homes &...
    • 1873

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