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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
    • Grantee Volume 2 1859-1861

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 1.
    • 247 p.
    • 1859-1861
    • 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
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • 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
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • 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
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 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
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--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
    • Sam Dugan [i.e. Sanford Dougan] hanged by vigilantes at Denver

    • Sanford Dougan, was lynched by a mob after being accused of murder in Denver, Colorado. He hangs from a tree and is dressed in a coat, slacks and boots. Shows a hat on the ground, handcuffs, a noose, and a hatchet stuck in the tree trunk. Frame and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Hangings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Dougan, Sanford.
    • 1868 December 2
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Weber Canyon, Utah

    • View of rock walls and the Weber River in a narrow portion of Weber Canyon in Utah.
    • Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Uintah

    • View of a valley, the Weber River, Weber Canyon and a few buildings in Uintah (Weber County), Utah. Shows rocky hillsides and a tree.
    • Uintah (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--Uintah--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Building Devil's Gate bridge over Weber River

    • A Union Pacific Railroad locomotive is on railroad tracks near the wooden Devil's Gate trestle over the Weber River in Weber Canyon, Utah.
    • Union Pacific Railway Company--1860-1870.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.; Trestles--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 July 20
    • 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
    • Tent city at Promontory

    • Men pose in front of tents or false front frame buildings in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Corinne (Box Elder County), Utah. Legible signs on businesses read: "G. Goldberg, Wholesale Wines, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars," "Billiard Hall,"...
    • False fronts--Utah--1860-1870.; Stores & shops--Utah--1860-1870.; Tents--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 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
    • [Receipt]

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    • Pueblo County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Tax collection--Colorado--Pueblo County--To 1876.; Taxation--Colorado--Pueblo County--To 1876.
    • 1870
    • Second Baptist church in Colorado - 2 miles north of Wetmore.

    • The congregation of the second Baptist church in Colorado poses in front of their church in Wetmore, Custer County, Colorado. The building is a clapboard structure with a front gable, a gabled vestibule, and a transom.
    • Wetmore (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Wetmore--1870-1880.; Children--Colorado--Wetmore--1870-1880.; Women--Colorado--Wetmore--1870-1880.
    • 1870?
    • 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
    • Mrs. William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Elizabeth M. Byers (Mrs. William N. Byers). She leans on an animal pelt in a dress with a lace collar, velvet bodice and full hoop skirt with ruffles and a bustle. Her hair is curled and braided.
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Byers, Elizabeth Minerva.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903--Family.
    • 1872
    • The Canon of Kanab Creek

    • View of steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • The Cañon of Kanab Creek

    • A man in a hat, from the geological survey, holds a stick and sits on a rock near Kanab Creek. Shows steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks in the river...
    • Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872

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