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    • 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 family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • 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
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking south down unpaved Main Street in Central City, Colorado, at about 9:00 a.m. The buildings consist of one and two-story clapboard storefronts with false fronts and rectangular windows. The street is littered with building materials,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • North Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Complimentary supper to Gen. P.E. Connor.

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    • Parties--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Connor, P. E. (Patrick Edward), 1820-1891.; Suppers--Colorado--Denver.; Denver (Colo.)--Social life and customs--To 1876.
    • 1865
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

    • Farmers and three teams of oxen work in a field on the prairie. One man holds a whip above the teams, another man rides on horseback, and a third man walks behind the plow.
    • Farming--1860-1870.; Ox teams--1860-1870.; Plowing--1860-1870.
    • 1868 May 9
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Zion National Park (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Salt Creek Canon, near Mt. Nebo

    • View of eroded rock formations in Salt Creek canyon (Juab County), Utah. Sagebrush is in the valley.
    • 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
    • Hieroglyphic Pass, opposite Parowan, Utah

    • Close-up view of the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs in Iron County, Utah. Native American (probably Fremont) petroglyphs include geometric shapes, concentric circles, horned animals, probably a snake, and animal tracks symbols. Stones and grass are beside...
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock art--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • 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
    • Cooley's Ranche [sic]

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch in Navajo County (later the Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides in 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
    • 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
    • Manual of the First Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado.

    • Book produced by the First Central Presbyterian Church, later known as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado. Contained in the book is a partial list of members, a brief historical sketch of the church, and the Articles of Faith in...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1873 December 22
    • The guardians of the herd, buffalo bulls charging hunters

    • A hunter on horseback with fringed leather chaps holds a pistol and rides beside an injured American buffalo. Native American men shoot buffalo with bows and arrows, and buffalo bulls charge the hunters.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.
    • 1873 October 25
    • In the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a covered wagon on a trail near a lake and cliffs in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
    • Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 September
    • Pueblo, Col. early days

    • Bird's eye view of Pueblo, Colorado, shows commercial buildings on both sides of dirt street; signs attached to buildings: "Capitol," "Dancing," "(?) Hotel," "Phoenix," and "Pueblo Agricultural Wagon Depot;" background view of sparsely settled area.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1800.
    • 1873?
    • "Lost" Lakes, near Meigs Peak, Col.

    • Aerial view of summits and high mountain lakes, identified as "Lost Lakes" near "Meigs Peak", probably near Stunner Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows dense forest, boulders and snow above timberline in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • View of the Snake River and the top of Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Island boulders are in the river between several waterfalls, and steep rock walls in the canyon are in the distance.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash)--1870-1880.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, and group

    • Group portrait of frontier celebrities; (L to R) probably Eugene Overton, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Texas Jack Omohundro, and probably Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats. Buffalo Bill has a hat with ostrich plumes. The...
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Cowboys--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Green, Elisha.; Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.; Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880.; Overton, Eugene.
    • 1874?
    • Central Presbyterian Directory: 1875

    • Membership directory for 1875 of the Central Presbyterian Church, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Directories.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1875
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak, Colo.

    • View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest; shows the Manitou House and Clubhouse, the Mansions Hotel, and a wooden bridge across Fountain Creek. Pike's Peak and a few houses of Manitou Springs are in the background; the Manitou School...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Eureka in 1877, San Juan Co., Colorado

    • Reproduction of bird's eye view rendering; shows Eureka, San Juan County, Colorado, and landmarks: 1. Colorado Lode 2. Old Trapper 3. Suamanda 4. Oporto 5. Garibaldi 6. Niagara 7. Centennial 8. Jackson 9. Shakespeare 10. American 11. Mc Kennie 12....
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Chinese--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877 June 9
    • Grantor Volume 9 1877-1878

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 9.
    • 323 p.
    • 1877-1878
    • Grantee Volume 9 1877-1878

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantee's from volume 9.
    • 328 p.
    • 1877-1878
    • Union Missionary Meeting

    • Program for the Union Missionary Meeting held at Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1879 October 23

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