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Blanche Telhelm Frantz Papers

Identifier: COU:617

Scope and Contents

The Frantz Collection contains personal items of Ms. Frantz’s such as essays, campaign pins, and books; also, newspapers and news clippings from Rocky Ford, Colorado, a land title, personal diaries of Mrs. Frantz’s mother, Mrs. Henry Talhelm, a photograph of a Hygiene, Colorado Sunday School class in 1894, and other historical documents from the area.


  • Creation: 1890

Biographical Note

The Talhelm family relocated from Kansas to Colorado in the spring of 1896, a journey described in the diary of Ms. Frantz’s mother, Mrs. Henry Talhelm. Very little personal information is known or included about Ms. Blanche Talehlm Frantz; the collection contains documents from several sources and people. She was a school teacher; the collection features a historical piece written by Frantz for the Rocky Ford Gazette as well as personal essays.


.5 linear feet (1 Box )

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The Blanche Talhelm Frantz Collection contains historical files concerning Rocky Ford, Colorado, and personal items of Ms. Frantz and the Talhelm family. The collection contains original documents such as newspapers, a photograph, land title, and handwritten diary entries of Mrs. Henry Talhelm, Blanche’s mother, dated 1896.


This collection is arranged in original order in which we attained it from the donor, with a box level inventory list.

Lacy Dunlavy
November 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States