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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking north on Main Street toward Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The block consists of mostly wooden, clapboard, one and two-story storefronts. The unpaved street is littered with garbage and debris. In the foreground, two men,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--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
    • Buttes on the plains, D.T.

    • View of a mound of earth in the Dakota Territory; men and horses of Captain Fish's expedition pose.
    • Trails & paths--1860-1870.; Dakota Territory--1860-1870.; Overland Trails--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--1860-1870.; Rock formations--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • "Billy" a Shoshone warrior

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Billy, a Native American (Shoshone) man. He wears a blanket over his lap, a shirt, scarves over his braids, and a beaded necklace.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Shoshoni Indians--1860-1870.; Billy Shoshone Indian.
    • 1867
    • Pawnee Chief

    • Sitting portrait of an unidentified Native American (Pawnee) man holding a small child. The man wears moccasins, leggings, a fur wrap around his waist, a print shirt, and a bead necklace. The child is obscured by the man's arms with the exception...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1870.; Fathers & children--1860-1870.
    • 1867?
    • Pawnee

    • Sitting portrait of an unidentified Native American (Pawnee) man. He is shirtless and wears leggings, a cloth around his waist, necklaces, earrings, and a feather in his hair. He holds a war club in the crook of his right arm.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1870.; Clubs (Weapons)--1860-1870.
    • 1867?
    • Pawnee

    • Sitting portrait of an unidentified Native American (Pawnee) man. He is shirtless and wears leggings, a blanket around his waist, necklaces, earrings, a woven sash over his right shoulder, and two feathers in his hair. He holds a tomahawk in his...
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.
    • 1867?
    • Santa Fe Avenue

    • View of Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado, shows the west side of Santa Fe Avenue between 4th (Fourth) and 5th (Fifth) Streets with horse- drawn wagons and an early bicycle parked in the street. One and two-story wood frame buildings with gable...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Mohave Indian

    • Native American (Mojave) men wear breechcloths and pose outdoors by a river.
    • Breechcloths--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking below near Camp 7.

    • View of the Colorado River and steep rock walls and cliffs in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mojave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Sloping Walls

    • View of the canyon walls of possibly Tantalus Creek in Wayne County, Utah. Shows boulders and rock formations.
    • Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Streams--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Clark County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Iceberg Canon, Colorado River, looking above

    • A man sits on a rocky shore beside the Colorado River in Iceberg Canyon, on the border of Mojave County, Arizona, and Clark County, Nevada. Shows steep rock cliffs.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Iceberg Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • 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
    • Hot Springs, on Gardiner's River, Lower Basins

    • View of the geyserite terraces of the lower basins of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; National parks & reserves--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Start of Powell's expedition at Green River City

    • View of men and boats at Green River City (later Green River, Sweetwater County), Wyoming Territory, embarking on John Wesley Powell's Colorado River expedition. A tripod camera cover reads: "E. O. Beaman Photo;" bluffs are in the background.
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Boats--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Green River--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of...
    • 1871 May 22
    • 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
    • Navajo brave and his mother

    • A Native American (Navajo) man and his mother pose outdoors in either Arizona or New Mexico. He holds a bow and arrow.
    • Bow and arrow--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--1870-1880.; Warriors--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • 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
    • Zuni Indian girl, with water olla

    • A young Native American (Zuni) woman, in a headband, manta, wrapped moccasins and with an olla (an earthenware jug) on her head, poses probably at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows an adobe building nearby.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Women--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni pottery--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 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
    • Alcalde, or municipal officer of the Zuni Indians

    • An elderly Native American (Zuni) man identified as an Alcalde (Governor) poses at Zuni, New Mexico. The man holds a silver capped cane, sits wrapped in a woven blanket and wears a headband and a multi-strand bead necklace. People are underneath...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1873
    • Altar, Church of San Miguel, Santa Fe, N.M.

    • Interior view of the Church of San Miguel in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. Paintings hang on a decorated altar piece (reredos) mounted on the adobe wall above the altar. A man prays in a pew. Shows wooden railings in the nave, and...
    • Mission San Miguel (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1870-1880.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Altarpieces--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Altars--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Catholic churches--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New...
    • 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
    • Lieutenant-Governor of the Zuni Indians

    • A Native American (Zuni Pueblo) man, identified as the Lieutenant-governor, poses at Zuni, New Mexico. The man holds a silver capped cane, sits wrapped in a woven blanket and wears a headband and a multi-strand turquoise bead necklace. People are...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1873
    • Old Spanish record

    • View of the carved inscription of Bishop Martin de Elizacochea in the sandstone surface of Inscription Rock (or El Morro rock, later El Morro National Monument) in Cibola County, New Mexico. The inscription translated into English reads: "The 28th...
    • Cibola County (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Inscriptions--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Rock--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1873
    • The ancient Church of San Miguel, Santa Fe, N.M.

    • Two priests pose in the entrance or narthex of the adobe Church of San Miguel in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. The men wears cassocks. The church has tapered towers with wooden railings, and battlements along the roof line of the nave....
    • Mission San Miguel (Santa Fe, N.M.)--1870-1880.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Catholic churches--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--1870-1880.; Missions--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Priests--New Mexico--Santa...
    • 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
    • Gardens surrounding the Indian Pueblo of Zuni

    • View of Native American (Zuni Pueblo) fields and walled gardens at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Subsistence activities--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Subsistence activities--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873

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