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    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • 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
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • 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 looking up Gregory and Chase's Gulches

    • Reproduction of pencil rendering; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, residences, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wednesday, Sept 25, 78, Fair Day

    • Two men wearing hats on horseback pause on Alpine Street, (later 6th, Sixth), Georgetown, Colorado. Two-story commercial buildings in background include the "City Bakery & Grocery," "N. Y. Store," a dentist office, and a bank.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Horses--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Leadville pioneer homes

    • Pioneer Leadville residents pose in front of their early homes in 1879, Colorado. The man and woman in the center, dressed in their finest, stand with their baby girl on a wood chair. Two men and another woman stand next to them, with a nursing...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dwellings--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Pioneers--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Carbonate Hill

    • View northwest from Carbonate Hill across Leadville, Colorado includes a foreground filled with downed trees and stumps and buildings with log and wood frame construction. Gabled roofs and false fronts are on a majority of buildings in the booming...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • View from Capitol Hill across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, sheds and barns, and some canvas tents. There is a make-shift corral, a horse and a long tent in the foreground.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • The Gold Medal Mine, Bird's-Eye Gulch, Leadville, Colorado

    • View of a boarding house and a stamp mill building at a mine identified as the Gold Medal Mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows buildings, a creek and a road in Birdseye Gulch. Switchbacks, tunnels and probably a tramway are on...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mosquito Range (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.
    • 1879 October 13
    • Emily Hannah Miles Salutatory Address

    • Salutatory Address given by Emily Hannah Miles at her 1880 graduation from Denver High School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Miles, Emily Hannah, 1860-1918.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1880 June 9
    • Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member

    • A group of Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member in Leadville, Colorado, wear military uniforms that include helmets, coats, boots, and gloves. They form a u-shaped line around a coffin covered with flowers and an American flag. They hold...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Houltsen Ranch and Stage Stop

    • Photograph taken by Y.A Realle of the Holthusen Ranch and stage stop located three miles north of Como, Colorado. The area was settled on April 4, 1873. Included in the picture are several of the ranch buildings, family members, and an...
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    • 1881 August 25
    • Leadville, Colo

    • Bird's eye view rendering shows Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, with vignettes of municipal buildings, mining facilities, and scenery. Printing reads: "Court House, Post Office, Tabor Opera House, Central School, Ninth St. School, Seventh St....
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • Index to Colorado Mining Directory: First Edition 1883

    • Index to mines within Colorado. Information is arranged alphabetically by Mine name, with the county it is located in.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1883
    • North Denver Villa Park Telephone

    • A newspaper dedicated to the interests of North Denver, Villa Park and the West Side. It contains various articles and illustrations about the West Side of Denver, including maps of Denver and the Villa Park and Barnum's subdivision.
    • Colorado--Newspapers.
    • 1883 September 15
    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville

    • This view to the northwest of busy Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows a street filled with pedestrians on boardwalks, carriages and horse drawn wagons, one with milk cans. The three story brick commercial block on the corner has a...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1884

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