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William Otto Anderson (1920-1964), US Diplomat and Senior Foreign Service Officer, attended the US Navy Japanese Language School at the University of Colorado in 1943 before becoming a teacher at Amache, the Japanese American concentration camp. His Foreign Service career took him to South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, and West Berlin during the Cold War. His papers include correspondence, academic records, US Department of State records, travel memorabilia, and photographs.
William Penn Collins was a resident and lawyer in Boulder from 1898 until the 1920s, when he moved his practice to Denver. Collins was an active member of the local and state branches of the Socialist Party. The William Penn Collins Papers consist of correspondence, socialist newspapers, pamphlets, and other materials relating to the socialist party, as well as some beekeeping materials.
Copy of diary of William Price's trip from Somerville, New Jersey, to Deadwood, Dakota Territory, and from there to Cheyenne, in the summer of 1877.
William S. Cooper (1884-1978) was a member of the faculty of the Department of Botany at the University of Minnesota from 1915-1951. He loved the Colorado Rockies and drew and published the first map of the Longs Peak Region. His areas of teaching and research were plant ecology and glacial geology. Cooper moved to Boulder, Colorado, when he retired and founded the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. The collection contains biographical material.
William W. Old (1856-1936) opened the first dry goods store in Leadville, CO in 1878. An active Republican, he served as Justice of the Peace, Police Judge and Postmaster. Old also established the N.Y. Underwriter Insurance Agency with Thomas Daly (1890). Papers contain personal and business correspondence (1883-1896); business financial books, mining company papers, County Republican Central Committee items, as well as miscellaneous items.
A Colorado author, rancher, and politician, Wilson Rockwell operated a ranch near Maher, Colorado since 1938. Author of seven books on western lore and served as state senator from 1962-1970, when he moved to British Columbia. Collection contains scrapbooks, manuscripts of books, and some letters dealing with his political and literary life.
The Wilson Mining Company had its main offices in Leadville, Colorado, and its mine at Kokomo. The collection consists of a company ledger.
The Winnipeg Jewish Renewal Oral History collection contains interviews conducted by Dr. Justin Jaron Lewis with people who knew Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi while he lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (1956 to 1975).
The Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection contains approximately 7,000 original photographs, along with related periodical clippings and ephemera, acquired by the collector Ira Wolff. The collection details the variety of photographic print processes and photographic formats in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The activities of Women’s Coalition to End Pay Toilets (1974-1975) included their discrimination case against the City and County of Denver, their protest at Stapleton Airport and their introduction of House Bill 1185 to the Colorado Legislature. The collection contains financial records, newsletters, newspaper clippings, legal records, membership records, and studies of the discrepancy in the number of free public facilities available to men vs. the number available to women.
This collection deals with the curriculum design of the Women’s Study Program. It includes student and teacher perspectives and includes information about a publication associated with the department, Frontiers. There are detailed records of what was submitted to the magazine.
Eleven papers were written for a course on women’s international peace movements in the 20th Century. Original research was done using the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom papers located in the Western Historical Collections, Norlin Library. Guide available in Special Collections and Archives.
President Woodrow Wilson's invitations to his inauguration, March 4, 1913. Also included are a schedule of events for the ceremony, two programs, two tickets to the event, and a parking ticket.
Pamphlets giving Allied view of the War.
U.S. government posters distributed during World War I. Included are military recruitment posters, plus posters of various government and private agencies, including the Food Administration, the Red Cross, the Fuel Administration and War Bonds.
U.S. government posters distributed during World War II. Included are posters of various government and private agencies, including War Bonds, the Conservation and Salvage Campaign, the Food Administration, Security and Productions, plus some copies of foreign war posters.
Guidebooks and commercial photograph albums from world fairs and expositions. Most of the material pertains to the Chicago World's Fair (Columbia Exposition of 1893).
Videos collected by the WorldViews Resource Center, Data Center Library. The videos were produced by a variety of sources and cover a wide range of topics including issues about the U.S. National Defense, issues throughout the world, national debt, 1st Amendment Rights, health, hunger, and the environment.
This collection contains unrelated WWII ephemera from Germany including a domestic passport, personal correspondence, and photographs.
Wyn F. Owen was an economics professor at the University of Colorado and director of the Economics Institute. The collection contains correspondence, reports and publications.
A detailed journal kept by an unidentified woman during her visit to Yellowstone National Park in the summer of 1890. Also included are descriptions of the train trip from Chicago, and descriptions of Butte, Montana, and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Zero Population Growth is a Boulder organization, formed to try to reduce the city's growth rate to zero. Material includes a 1971 report, and newsletters about the group's activities.