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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
    • Falstaff

    • Painting depicts Benedict Debarr in the role of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (seated).
    • Debarr, Ben.; Actors--1860-1870.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • 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
    • North Platte Bridge

    • View of a wooden bridge over the North Platte River in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Union Pacific Railroad tracks are on the narrow bridge.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Grand Island, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame buildings in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. People are on the porch of the "OK Store" and a horse drawn wagon is parked in the street. Shows a "Saloon," wooden sidewalks, houses with fenced yards, a church with a bell tower...
    • Grand Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bars--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Fremont, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame houses, stacked lumber, fenced yards, a windmill and a water tank probably beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Fremont (Dodge County), Nebraska.
    • Fremont (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Fremont--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Bridge over Loup Forks at Columbus, Nebraska

    • Men and saddled horses stand on a wooden bridge over the Loup River in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. Shows horse-drawn carriages on the bridge and trees at the edge of the river in the distance.
    • Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Loup River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Elkhorn Station, Nebraska

    • View of frame and log buildings and probably a Union Pacific Railroad water tower at Elkhorn Station in Douglas County, Nebraska. Shows people near buildings, a horse-drawn wagon, laundry on a clothesline, livestock in a meadow, and grassy hills.
    • Elkhorn Station (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Elkhorn Station--1860-1870.; Water tanks--Nebraska--Elkhorn Station--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • International Hotel, Omaha, Nebraska

    • Men in suits and overcoats stand on the porch of the International Hotel (Herndon House) in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The four-story hotel has center balconies, a flat roof, and signs on first-floor businesses that read: "Union Pacific...
    • International Hotel (Omaha, Neb.)--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Hotels--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; People--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • U.P.R.R. Station, Willow Island, Nebr. in 1867

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad car roofs and tracks in Willow Island (Dawson County), Nebraska. Shows a windmill and frame railroad buildings. People stand on the depot platform.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Willow Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Brown Company's Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a smokestack at what is identified as "Brown Company's" reduction works in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men stand beside wooden mine or processing buildings. Shows a tower on scaffolding and vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Stewart's reduction works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of wooden mine processing buildings, identified as "Stewart's reduction works," beside Clear Creek in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a horse-drawn wagon beside the reduction works, and brick chimneys on the buildings. Snow is...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • "Barton House" at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men and women pose in front or on the second-story balcony of the Barton House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men sit on a horse-drawn stagecoach. The frame hotel has a hipped roof with dormer windows, brackets and overhanging...
    • Barton House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; People--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Mud house at Ogalalla, Nebraska

    • Two women and a child sit on the ground beside a frame house with a shingle roof and sod siding in Ogallala (Keith County), Nebraska. The women wear dresses with full skirts. The house has a wooden lintel above a window, and a bench, a barrel and a...
    • Ogallala (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Sod buildings--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown Silver Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men pose in front of frame silver processing buildings identified as the "Georgetown Silver Works" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a smokestack, icicles on a wooden flume and frame buildings with vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Douglas Mt. near Georgetown, Colo., Stagecoach

    • Men in hats and overcoats pose beside a horse-drawn stagecoach in front of Douglas Mountain in Jefferson County near Georgetown, Colorado. Shows snow on the ground and men in the driver's seat wrapped in blankets.
    • Douglas Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown Colorado in 1867

    • View of frame houses, log cabins and commercial buildings in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows snow on the streets and in the valley. Commercial buildings read: "Billiards," and "Livery Feed & Sale Stable." Shows the painted, frame...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Plum Creek (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Military camps--American--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.;...
    • 1867
    • 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
    • Sioux tepees at North Platte, Nebr.

    • Native American (Sioux) women and men and soldiers in uniform stand near tepees in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. The women wear shawls and skirts and hold young children. Shows dogs, possibly wagons and equipment.
    • Dakota Indians--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of brick, stone and frame commercial buildings and houses in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows fences, houses, road grades and mine operations on treeless hillsides. Buildings include a church with a bell tower and cross and the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Hen's nest

    • Round boulders identified as the "hen's nest" probably at Sherman (Albany County), Wyoming.
    • Sherman (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Sherman--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Central Block, Omaha in 1868

    • People and a horse-drawn stagecoach are outside the Central Block, a three-story brick commercial building on Farnam Street between 13th (Thirteenth) and 14th (Fourteenth) Streets in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows sidewalks and telegraph...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view in Cheyenne, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men in vests and hats pose outside businesses on a street in Cheyenne (Laramie County), Wyoming. Signs on false front buildings read: "Rocky Mountain Star," "Cheyenne Meat & Vegetable Market," "Stationery, Cigars, Books, Notions" and "Gallagher &...
    • Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Grocery stores--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Ware's Block, Omaha in 1868

    • Men stand and pose in second story windows or outside the Ware Block, a two-story brick commercial building in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows with tracery, a flat roof with bracketed eaves and signs on businesses that read:...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Barrels--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Dry goods stores--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Omaha, Nebraska

    • View of houses, fenced lots and commercial buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a garden, brick and frame buildings, a church with a central steeple, trees and dirt streets, and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • City of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Terr.

    • View of a canvas tent and log buildings in Pine Bluffs (Laramie County), Wyoming. A painted sign that reads "Bakery, Saloon" is beside wooden barrels in front of the tent. A log "Grocery Store" building has a grass roof, a stone chimney, and a...
    • Pine Bluffs (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Golden, Colorado in 1868

    • Side view of the two-story Loveland Block, (W.A.H. Loveland Building and Territorial Capitol Building) with a gambrel roof, dormer windows and Queen Anne arches in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. The stone Astor House Hotel on 2nd (Second)...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Golden, Colorado

    • View of buildings and houses in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows the back of the W.A.H. Loveland Building, the stone Astor House Hotel on 2nd (Second) Street (later 12th, Twelfth Street), and probably a flour mill. Shows Clear Creek in...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Wolf [sic] Hall, Denver, Colo.

    • The three-story Wolfe Hall school building, an Episcopal school for girls at 17th (Seventeenth) and Champa Streets in Denver, Colorado. Boys stand in front of a picket fence. The brick building has windows with hood molding, sills and tracery,...
    • Wolfe Hall (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • United States Branch Mint at Denver

    • Men pose in front of the brick United States Mint at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Holladay Street (later Market Street) in Denver, Colorado. Men wear hats or caps and suits. The building has a central tower with battlements and a round window, a...
    • United States Mint (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Denver in 1868

    • View of a wooden bridge over the South Platte River, possibly at 15th (Fifteenth) Street, near the confluence with Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Horses drink from the river. Shows buildings and houses in Denver in the distance, wheel ruts in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view in Green River, Wyoming Territory

    • Men wear sack suits and overcoats, and hats or caps and pose in a row in front of businesses in Green River (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Shows a saddled horse, a wagon, and commercial signs that read: "Dixon & Grimes Groceries and Provisions,"...
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Clothing stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; General stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • View of log and frame buildings and canvas tents in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows a Union Pacific Railroad building or depot, freight cars, and businesses with signs that read: "U.P.R.R.[?]" and "N.C. Worth." Shows covered wagons parked on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • The first engine of the U.P.

    • Men pose on Union Pacific Railroad pony locomotive no. 1 (later named the "Utah") and on the platform at a passenger depot probably in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. A conductor in uniform stands beside men in sack suits or vests. The frame...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad depots--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad locomotives--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Jack Morrow at Benton, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men sit or stand in a row and pose in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. One of the men perched on a barrel is identified as Jack Morrow. Clothing includes vests, sack suits, bow ties and wide brimmed hats or caps. Signs on frame and canvas buildings...
    • Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Liquor stores--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Morrow, Jack.
    • 1868
    • Sidney, Wyoming Terr. [sic]

    • View of buildings, Union Pacific Railroad flatbed cars, tracks and a roundhouse in Sidney (Cheyenne County), Nebraska. Shows oxen, frame buildings and canvas tents. A sign reads "Saloon" near probably the depot.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Sidney (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view of Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • Men in sack suits and hats or caps pose outside businesses in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Signs on frame and canvas buildings read: "T.A. Kent & Co. Wines & Liquors," "Chicago Ale," "Bank," "Crockery" "Apples @ $1500," "A.H. Huyett, Wholesale...
    • Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Barrels--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Dirt roads--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Cottonwood trees at Fort Steele, Wyo. Terr.

    • View of a man reclined in a grassy field beside Cottonwood trees on the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably a bull buffalo skull on the ground nearby.
    • Cottonwood--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Trees--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Bridge across North Platte at Fort Steele

    • Men, probably construction workers, stand on a wooden Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Men, horses and wagons, and probably an adobe building are in the valley.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Bridge construction--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868

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