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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 family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • 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
    • Blake Street F & G Sts.

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri House."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Politics, "Larimer addition to Denver City", boys coming out, new office & new home.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • 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
    • 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
    • 15 St Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) (F) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood and brick business district buildings read: "Broadway Store Dry Goods & Clothing Wholesale & Retail", "Tappan & Co.", "Chemicals Paints Oils Brushes & Glass", and "Drugs"....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863
    • A. B. Sampson Springfield Mass

    • Studio portrait of A. B. Sampson, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company F, or "Fort Lyons Company J."
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Sampson, A. B.
    • 1864 April 10
    • Solon N. Ackley

    • Studio portrait of Solon N. Ackley, of the Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company F.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Ackley, Solon N.
    • 1864 April 13
    • Denver C.T.

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, a corral, horse, and sheds. The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint is to the side; signs read: "Ladies Emporium," "Metropolitan Billiard Hall," and "F. A. Brocker Groceries."
    • 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.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 13
    • Gen. George A. Custer, in uniform, bust

    • General George Armstrong Custer, head and shoulders framed portrait, wearing military uniform and hat; actual portrait made in 1865.
    • Generals--1880-1890.; Military officers--United States--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--1880-1890.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1865
    • Upper Empire and Silver Mountain

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado, with houses, Native Americans, and horses.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1865 or 1866
    • Life on the plains

    • Views of men in the assay room at the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado; an overturned covered wagon, wagon train and tents in a storm; women cooking out of doors near tents; Native Americans shoot at settlers and a wagon train; North American Indians...
    • Mint of the United States--Buildings--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massacres--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Outdoor...
    • 1866 October 13
    • Sid's Store at Blackhawk, Colo.

    • View of storefronts in Black Hawk (Blackhawk, Gilpin County), Colorado. A round clock hangs from an iron hook outside a frame building with a false front and a sign that reads: "Enterprise Book Store." Signs on brick buildings read: "F.W....
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Book stores--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Larimer St.

    • Rooftop view of a Fourth of July parade on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Horse-drawn wagons make their way past a marching band. Signs on nearby buildings read: "L. W. Greenleaf & Co." and "Queensware at Wholesale and Retail."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Parades &...
    • 1868 July 4
    • Joe Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle

    • Studio portrait of Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle. He holds a walking stick.
    • Actors--1860-1870.; Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905.; Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character)
    • 1869
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Signs of the Mormon Cooperative Institution, Salt Lake County, 1869

    • View of three two story frame storefronts, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "[F]ancy Goods," "Farmers Exchange Godliness to the Lord Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution," "David Day," "Town Clock Store."
    • Cooperative societies--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Clock & watch making--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Cooperatives--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • The Far West - shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas- Pacific Railroad

    • Reproduction shows men shooting and buffalo running and falling; coaches and a balloon-stacked locomotive of the Kansas-Pacific Railroad wait on the tracks; telegraph wires are overhead.
    • Kansas-Pacific Railway Company--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Wm. F. Cody in 1871

    • Studio portrait of Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody). He wears a (beaver) fur-trimmed, buffalo hide coat with shoulder fringe.
    • Celebrities--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1871
    • Soo-Yee, Blackfoot Bronc.

    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of a Native American (Crow or Siksika) man, identified as Sooyee. He wears a shirt with decorative stitching, a multi-string necklace, braids and plumage. He holds a feathered object in his hand.
    • Crow Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Siksika Indians-- 1870-1880.; Soo-yee.
    • 1871
    • Malee-Que-Sool-toom

    • Head and shoulders portrait of a Native American (Crow ?) woman, identified as Maleequesooltoom. She wears a top decorated with shells, a necklace, and long, straight hair.
    • Indians of North America--Women--1870-1880.; Malee-Que-Sool-Toom.
    • 1871
    • Bird Chief, War-Chief of the Arrapahoes

    • Photomechanical reproduction of an engraving of Bird Chief, a Native American (Arapaho) man. He wears a vest and a bead necklace.
    • Arapaho Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Bird Chief.
    • 1871 June 24
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1872
    • Northern wall, Grand Canyon

    • A man with a beard and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits with crossed feet and arms, on a precipice above the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in Arizona. Shows layers of rock and brush on talus in the vast valley.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Marble Canon

    • Sun reflects off the surface of the Colorado River in Marble Canyon (later part of Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows talus beside the river and eroded sandstone and limestone walls.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

    • View of Toroweap Point, a rock precipice at the edge of Toroweap Valley and the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance, and the Colorado River in the valley.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Point (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Grand Cañon, foot of To-ro-weap Valley

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Original photo of "Buffalo" Bill Cody

    • Studio portrait of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody. He wears a shirt decorated with fur and fringe.
    • Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1872
    • Gen. George A. Custer and Grand Duke Alexis, in hunting clothes, "Original by Scholter"

    • General George Armstrong Custer and Alexis, (Alexandrovitch) Grand Duke of Russia, both full length studio portraits with painted backdrop; Alexis seated with hat, jacket, belt with sheathed saber, pants tucked in boots; Custer standing with hat,...
    • Generals--1870-1880.; Rulers--Russia--1870-1880.; Alekseĭ Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1850-1908.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1872
    • Delegation of 1872

    • Portrait of Native American Utes in Denver, Colorado, with government officials, identified left to right: "O-re-kis" (Moache or Muache Ute), "Alexandro (Moache) "Corutz" "Muache Chief) "To-ha" (Moache), John Ward (interpreter), James B. Thompson...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Moache Indians--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Government relations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Delegations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • The "Vermillion Cliff"

    • View of wagon ruts in the clay soil on hills near Jacobs Pool, and the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Plateaus--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1872
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872

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