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The Plantation: Geophysical Characterization of a Possible Homestead, 2001

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-210
Abstract From the introduction (edited): Jefferson County Open Space recently purchased land at the edge of Gilpin County, a small section of which holds evidence that the area may have been the site of an old homestead. The site contains several structures that are visible above ground. The most prominent structure appears to be an old fireplace. On the west side of the fireplace is a small enclosed structure made entirely of rock slabs. About 20 meters away, on the other side of the fireplace is a...
Dates: 2001

Thomas Sullard Manuscript: Public Education in Lakewood, Colorado at Wadsworth Blvd. & 10th Ave., 2012

 Item — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 4
Identifier: Series-170
Abstract

Unpublished manuscript about the history of public school buildings in Lakewood, Colorado with emphasis on those located at 10th Ave. and Wadsworth Blvd.

Dates: 2012 May

Tiny Town Home Movie, circa 1931

 Item — Small Collection Box: 3, Envelope: 5
Identifier: Series-197
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1931

Town of Edgewater Trustee Oaths of Office, 1938

 Series — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-228
Scope and Contents

Oaths of office for trustees of the town of Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, all sworn April 11, 1938 and filed with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder. Trustees named: Perry Calkins, Chris Danklefsen, Harry Gelvin, Jacob Harwardt, Albert Pittman and Avery Snethen.

Dates: Event: 1938 April 11

Treasurer's Bond Registers, 1872-1968

 Series
Identifier: Series-115
Scope and Contents

Lists of financing bonds issued by school districts and registered with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder. The listings give issue date, maturity date, amount of issue, denomination, interest rate, coupon amount, coupons payable date, purpose of issue, bond serial number and date canceled. Bond Register Book 1 (1924-1955) also includes courthouse building bonds and voting machine bonds.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1872-1968

Vasquez Township School District (No. 2) Secretary's Book, 1867-1880

 Item — Small Collection Box: 3, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-180
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the Board of School District No. 2, Vasquez Township, Jefferson County. Vasquez Township was one of ten created by the Board of County Commissioners in 1863. Each township constituted an election precinct. The area from W. 72nd south to Colfax and Sheridan west to Indiana was Vasquez township. The first official recording of school business was May 6, 1867 at a meeting of the electors of school district number two, held at the house of Oliver Graves. Simon Cort,...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1867-1880

William J. Howlett Manuscript: Recollections of my Life and Reflections on Times and Events During it, 1933

 Item — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-172
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript about the life of William J. Howlett, a priest and writer. He describes his childhood in New York and Michigan, recounts his family's wagon journey to Denver along the Platte River in 1865, and his student days in the Seminary. Returning to Colorado, he embarked on mission and parish work under Bishop Joseph Machebeuf, whose biography he later published. This work provides glimpses of the growth of the Colorado Church in the last quarter of the 19th century. Note:...
Dates: 1933

Willits Farm Map, 1899 (Photocopy)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-118
Scope and Contents Cadastral map showing land ownership around the Denver Metropolitan area. The map encompasses an area from east to west of 30 miles, and 32 miles from north to south, centered on the city of Denver. It includes the western 18 miles of Arapahoe County, Townships 1 to 5 South, Ranges 66 to 68 West; and the northern 24 miles of Jefferson County, as far west as Golden, including Townships 2 to 5 South, Range 69 and most of 70 West. The southeastern corner of Boulder County is included, and very...
Dates: Publication: 1899

Willits Map of Golden, 1878

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-148
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Publication: 1878

Woody Woodpecker "Solid Ivory" Cartoon, 1947

 Item — Small Collection Box: 1, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-200
Scope and Contents 8mm silent, black and white animated film, #494 "Solid Ivory" Woody Woodpecker cartoon (Walter Lantz) by Castle Films. Plot summary: Woody is shooting pool at a farm house when one of his pool balls rolls into a nearby henhouse. He takes the ball back but must battle with the hen who thinks the woodpecker is taking one of her eggs. Woody makes several attempts to get the ball back from the protective poultry finally disguising himself as a macho continental rooster whom the hen...
Dates: 1947

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