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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
    • Landscape from Book 2nd [sketchbook]

    • 1 sketch from his notebook which contains: landscapes (2), houses (3), leaves (3), and architectural details (4).
    • Landscapes (representations);
    • 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
    • Northwest Denver certificate no. 205 : be it know, that ...

    • Document dated January 28, 1861; made out to J. W. Stanton as owner of Lot 3, Block 21; Lot 1, Block 121; Lot 17, Block 222; Lot 4, Block 21; Lot 2, Block 121; Lot 18, Block 222; signed by J. W. Stanton, president and G. W. Lechner.
    • Lechner, G. W.; Stanton, J. W.; Real property, Exchange of--Colorado--Denver--To 1876.; Denver (Colo.) 1861.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • 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
    • Promontory, Utah

    • Men stand and pose beside canvas tents and a Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad passenger car in Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. The men wear sack suits and caps or flat brimmed hats. A sign on a tent reads: "Post Office." A...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Men--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Post offices--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger...
    • 1869 June 30
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • 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
    • 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
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man with a hat and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits and poses on a rock at probably Toroweap Point on the edge of a chasm at the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), in Arizona. Shows rounded sandstone rocks and...
    • 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
    • Parowan Canon

    • View of trees on eroded Black Mountains rock formations and towers in Parowan Canyon, Iron County, Utah.
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th...
    • 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
    • Slaughter of buffaloes on the plains

    • Coyotes and scavenger birds eat the remains of dead American buffalo on the grassy plains. Shows buffalo carcasses, skulls and ribs.
    • Bison--1870-1880.; Coyotes--1870-1880.; Dead animals--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 24
    • 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
    • Hunting party

    • Studio portrait of a bison hunting party; the men are identified as General Fuller, L.C. Ellsworth, C.W. Wright, and W.N. Byers, Joe Boyd, and Edwards. The men wear suits and hats, one man wears a fringed buckskin coat, they hold rifles. Shows...
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Men--1870-1880.; Boyd, Joe, resident, Hugo, Colorado.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Ellsworth, Lewis C.; Wright, C. W.
    • 1873
    • Central City, Colorado

    • Reproduction of a drawing of Central City, Colorado and Blackhawk, Colorado in Gilpin County.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • 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?
    • 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
    • Jemez, N.M.

    • Panoramic view of Native American (Jemez) adobe pueblos at Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows multi-story dwellings, wooden ladders, round ovens (hornos), livestock and timber fences. Mesas are in the distance and probably Rio Salado is in a valley.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Jemez--1870-1880.; Jemez Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Jemez--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Jemez--1870-1880.; Jemez Pueblo (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Pueblos--New...
    • 1879
    • Views in and around Denver, Col.

    • People and horse-drawn wagons are on streets in front of brick, stone and frame buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "A.B. Ingols Jewelry Manufactory," "A.H. Jones & Co. Wholesale & Retail Liquor and Cigars," "Kansas Pacific, Union...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1879 January 2
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25
    • 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
    • Breckenridge

    • View of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking northeast shows frame or log dwellings and commercial buildings, including the Catholic Church, and the Gardner residence. Landmarks include Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill"), Illinois Gulch,...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1881

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