MSS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
Accounting book for the Murphy Coal Company of Golden, Colorado. Formed in 1872, Murphy Coal Company operated a coal mine on Ralston Creek. The daybook lists each day's mining transactions for later transfer to a ledger. It runs from January 31, 1880 to February 1, 1881.
These memoirs, written by Sarah Ann Baker at age 85, document her childhood and her family's overland journey from Illinois to Kansas Territory and then on to Colorado Territory in the 1860s. This unpublished manuscript begins with Baker's first recollection of being lovingly held by her grandfather and continues throughout her childhood until her marriage to Frank Baker at age 19. It was edited and prefaced by her daughter, Helen Baker Reynolds.
"Relative Merits of the Sale or Retention Under Lease of Public School Lands in Colorado: Final Report" by Stanley Mason Cole, Colorado State University. Cooperative Research Project No. S-446.
Reprint of HB 48 that established the office of Public Trustee in each county of the State of Colorado in 1894. This reprint was created by the Colorado Public Trustees' Association in 1994 to commemorate the Centennial of Colorado Public Trustees. Tri-folded and wrapped with a red satin ribbon.
Hand-written and typed transcript of untitled, unpublished manuscript about Golden's various industries. Primarily the development of the smelting, brick, and paper industries in Golden, and especially the Adolph Coors Brewing Company.
Manuscript of an article about the location of early pioneer Alden Mowry's homestead. The homestead, near Bear Creek in Lakewood, Colorado, became known as the Pennsylvania House, a stage stop on the Bradford Road. Article was published in the 2009 issue of Historically Jeffco magazine.
This research project is about historic Rockland Cemetery, and the historic and cultural connection that the interred of this cemetery have to the development of Upper Mount Vernon Canyon, Colorado.
Contains biographical information for: Jacob Blum, Katherine Lee Craig, Elsie Cherry Lee Darling, Abraham Hartzell, William J. McCoy, Nancy J. McCoy, John McCoy, Lucian Hunter Ralston, and Lucian McKee Ralston.
The Equine Impact: The Economic Power of the Horse Community, by Polly Hearn and Peggy Hunnicutt, 1991
Thomas Sullard Manuscript: Public Education in Lakewood, Colorado at Wadsworth Blvd. & 10th Ave., 2012
Unpublished manuscript about the history of public school buildings in Lakewood, Colorado with emphasis on those located at 10th Ave. and Wadsworth Blvd.
Home movie film of the J.W. Bancker family from Summit, New Jersey, visiting Tiny Town and surrounding area about 1931. Mr. Bancker was the Mayor of Summit from 1936-40 and also a VP with Western Electric. The film shows scenes of cars driving on a dirt canyon road along a rushing creek, possibly Turkey Creek Canyon, then the family at Tiny Town, then looking out from Lookout Mountain. Film has been digitized.
William J. Howlett Manuscript: Recollections of my Life and Reflections on Times and Events During it, 1933
Map of Golden compiled from official records by W.C. Willits in 1878. "Original Town" and additions are shown. Churches, schools, businesses and some residences are indicated on face of map as well as street names, blocks and lots, railroads and ditches. Ownership of some land bordering town also shown. Advertisements of local business and professional people are shown on sides and top of map.