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    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1846
    • Jacquard coverlet

    • Woven bedspread, in navy blue and white, has a floral pattern with border.
    • Bedspreads--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Old Chinese banks at Coloma Calif

    • View of Chinese bank buildings in Coloma, California. The one story buildings are surrounded by climbing plants.
    • Coloma (Calif.)--1840-1850.; Abandoned buildings--California--Coloma--1840-1850.; Banks--California--Coloma--1840-1850.
    • 1849
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Siksika Indians--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1810-1820.; Confrontations--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Fighting--Montana--Gallatin...
    • 1856 May 10
    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • Faro - Monte

    • Men play cards at tables with surrounded by men in California. Gambling chips and a chip bank are on the tables. The men wear shirts or jackets, pants boots and hats. Two gamblers wear suits, bow ties, and top hats.
    • Card games--1850-1860.; Casinos--1850-1860.; Gambling--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • Levi E. Marshal, Colorado pioneer

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Levi E. Marshall, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado with short cropped hair and a bushy mustache; fitted sack jacket buttoned all the way up to the small lapels.
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Marshall, Levi E.
    • 1859
    • John C. Moore, 1859

    • Studio portrait of John C. Moore, Mayor of Denver, Colorado, from 1859 to 1861. He has a mustache, and wears a coat and tie.
    • Mayors--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Moore, John C. (John Courtney)
    • 1859
    • 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
    • Grantee Volume 1 1859-1860

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantee's from volume 1.
    • 216 p.
    • 1859-1860
    • Grantor Volume 1 1859-1860

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 1.
    • 194 p.
    • 1859-1860
    • Grantee Volume 2 1859-1861

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 1.
    • 247 p.
    • 1859-1861
    • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections.

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    • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company.; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company--Maps.; Railroads--United States--Maps.; Railroads--Kansas Territory--Maps.; Railroads--Indian Territory--Maps.; Railroads--New Mexico--Maps.
    • 1859.
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Central City; looking up Spring Gulch

    • Reproduction of a J. Bien rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with houses, businesses, people, and mining facilities.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • 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
    • Street in Gregory Gulch, Pike's Peak

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with men, wagons, cabins, and signs: "Rocky Mountain Gold reporter," and "Express Office."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Denver City, 1860

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    • Auraria (Colo.)--Maps.; Denver (Colo.)--Maps.; Denver (Colo.)--Historical geography--1860.
    • 1860?
    • Mills and houses in Chase Gulch

    • View of four small wood buildings in Chase Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado, with central building showing smoke from the chimney. Small Aspen tree occupies center of photo. Man visible in front of left building and is standing on road.
    • Hale, J. A.--Homes & haunts.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1861
    • Samuel Dewel (Duel) Journal

    • Diary of Samuel Dewel (Duel) served in the Civil War in Company A, 32nd Regiment of the Ohio Volunteers. He served from July 12, 1861 to August 19, 1862. He was honorably discharged for medical reasons. This journal covers the soldiers daily...
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    • 1861
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • General Sam Houston, Governor of Texas, photographed by Brady.

    • Image on Harper's weekly page shows a bust portrait of Sam Houston. Houston has curly hair and mutton chops, and wears a suit, silk bow tie and a woven overcoat. He wears rings and poses with a cane and a hat.
    • Governors--Texas--1860-1870.; Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
    • 1861 March 30
    • Grantor Volume 3 1861-1867

    • This section represents an alphabetical listing of the Grantor's from volume 3.
    • 255 p.
    • 1861-1867
    • Elijah B. Mayfield Blackhawk foot of Guy Hill stage coach

    • View of a stage coach at a frame hotel in Blackhawk, Gilpin County, Colorado; also shows people and buggies.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • 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

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