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Abstract Warren Hollingsworth McLeod (1864-1944) moved with his family to Colorado in 1871. After working briefly with the Union Pacific Railroad, McLeod opened a real estate business in Denver. In 1894 he moved the business to Boulder and was active in promoting the University Hill addition, securing the Chautauqua location in Boulder, and planning a hydroelectric dam for Boulder Canyon. The collection contains correspondence, genealogical material, court documents, maps, and other material on McLeod's...
Dates: 1864 - 1944
Abstract Papers contain information about Warren Johnston’s attendance in the US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School, located at the University of Colorado at Boulder, 1942-1946; as well as information and correspondence about his consequent assignment on the Marianas Islands, where he ran the Tinian School for displaced Japanese and Korean children. Guide available in Special Collections and Archives.
Dates: 1943 - 1948
Abstract Two notebooks listing articles from Denver newspapers about the water question in Denver, plus summaries of some of the articles. SMss.
Dates: 1915 - 1930
Abstract Typed manuscript, probably completed for the WPA Historical Records Survey, concerning water and irrigation laws of the arid western lands. SMss.
Dates: 1860 - 1930
Abstract Wayne D. Overholser was born in Pomeroy, Washington, in 1906 and presently lives in Boulder. From 1926-1945, he taught in Oregon schools before he turned to free-lance writing. He has published over 27 western novels and 400 western short stories and novelettes. The collection contains material on Colorado and the West: mining directories, descriptions of agriculture and ranching methods and geological survey records.
Dates: 1869 - 1952
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and personal papers of Francis Wayne Scott (1923-2016), arranger, composer, pianist; professor of music, University of Colorado; MBA and J.D. Creighton University; initiator of CU's Jazz History and American Popular Music curricula, founder of CU Jazz band; member, Dean Bushnell Orchestra, Denver; winner of 1989 Robert Sterns Award; including original compositions and arrangements, photographs, and personal and professional papers. Documents the controversial effort to merge the...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1923–2016
Scope and Contents 1 video tape containing We Were Never Supposed To Be Rich: The Story of Cripple Creek, Colorado, “The World's Greatest Gold Camp”
Dates: 1893 - 1978
Abstract Weather Enthusiasts of Boulder Newsletter (WEB) is written and distributed by William Callahan. It updates his "Boulder Weather Log," a 222 page compilation of Boulder weather history. William Callahan (PhD., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1976) is a trained geographer, weather observer and historian. His database includes all Boulder weather records since 1893. This newsletter is issued monthly, reviewing the current month and previewing the coming month through the description and...
Dates: 1986 - 1993
Abstract Furnas (1917-2011) served in the Navy intelligence branch for over 30 years. Furnas was a graduate of the US Navy Japanese Language School which was located at the University of Colorado from 1942-1944. The Furnas Collection contains documents pertaining to his service in the Navy, including correspondence and official records, there are also newspaper clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1988 - 2000
Scope and Contents The Wesley V. Blomster papers comprise personal and professional materials encompassing his dual career as music critic and German language professor from 1955 to 2012. A majority of materials in this collection are arranged chronologically by year and include a wide assortment of Blomster's original newspaper article clips and memorabilia from his travels and concert-going, intermingled with letters of correspondence, binders of Daily Camera photocopies, and...
Abstract The Western Association of Africanists provides a forum for scholars from the Western States professionally concerned with the continent of Africa and its peoples. The members have presented research papers at their Spring meeting sessions during the past decade. The collection includes typescript copies of numerous presentations on varied topics relevant to the concerns of Africanists. Preliminary inventory available in Special Collections and Archives.
Dates: 1970 - 1980
Abstract For fifty years, Western Cine Film Laboratory of Denver, Colorado, was a nationally-known motion picture processing lab, offering film, video, audio, and graphics services to independent producers and other clients. In the 1980s and 1990s, they were extremely active in motion picture film preservation and restoration, working closely with with Columbia Pictures (later Sony Entertainment), Universal Pictures, The International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, and the Archives of...
Dates: 1959 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2002
Abstract The Western Colorado Congress, formerly called the Western Slope Public Interest Congress, is an organization of western Colorado environmental groups created to provide a voice for western Colorado interests and to conteract Club 20, which promotes business and economic development in the 20 counties on Colorado's western slope. The collection contains two tapes of a meeting held in Montrose, Colorado, on May 31, 1980, and some promotional material. Uprocessed.
Abstract The Western Federation of Miners (WFM), which in 1916 became the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers (IUMMSW) was, from its founding in 1893 to its merger into the United Steelworkers of America in 1967, the major American union in the nonferrous metals industry. The WFM was involved in many of the important labor disputes during the turbulent period from 1893-1915, including the two Cripple Creek strikes, the Leadville strike of 1896, the Coeur d'Alene labor troubles, and...
Dates: 1940 - 1967
Abstract Copy of a letter by an unidentified person from Engineers' Camp, Union Pacific Railroad, 10 miles west of the Continental Divide, describing a shooting and trial by fellow employees.
Abstract Blank forms: contracts for electric lighting service; electrical service for cooking and heating; service for combination lighting, cooking and heating.
Abstract The collection consists of the papers of a Colorado Marxist political activist and organizer. The collection contains both internal documents and party publications from local (Boulder) and national organizations, dating between 1969 and 1982. These organizations represent the New Communist movement of the late 1960’s and 1970’s, and include the October League and its successor, the Communist Party, Marxist-Leninist. The internal papers consist of study guides, internal debates on party...
Dates: 1969 - 1984
Abstract Lieutenant George Montague Wheeler, United States Army Corps of Engineers, led expeditions for surveys west of the 100th Meridian between 1869 and 1871. The Wheeler Survey expedition made topographical surveys and conducted incidental scientific field work in the west until 1879. Three other organizations with similar missions, the Hayden, King, and Powell Surveys operated concurrently. In 1879 these four organizations were terminated, and the Geological Survey was established by the Interior...
Dates: 1871 - 1878
Abstract Whitney Clark Huntington was a professor at the University of Colorado approximately from 1908-1915 and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne from 1926-1956. His collection consists of nitrate negatives and a few prints of his family, different landscape scenes of mountains and small towns, and portraits of people and groups in different mountain landscapes throughout Huntington’s time in Colorado.
Dates: 1905 - 1934; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1914
Abstract The Wilderness Study Group papers represents over twenty five years of research in public land and wilderness protection from both an active role in local, state and federal government and to field research across Western Colorado. Within the student sponsored Wilderness Study Group papers are maps from across the Colorado Rockies, contacts and correspondence with government officials, agencies and citizen conservationists pertaining to wilderness and public lands, and information on...
Dates: 1972 - 1994
Abstract The Willard Elsbree Collection contains the papers of Willard Elsbree, who graduated from the US Navy Japanese Language School, which was located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. The collection contains materials related to his WWII service. Unprocessed.
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Abstract The William A. Weber papers include a range of materials including mansucripts and drafts of his published books, research subject files for future projects, biographies and obituaries of his scholarly contemporaries, professional and personal correspondence, and botanical drawings.
Dates: 1946 - 2016
Abstract William Markward (1909-1982) was Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1945-1977. Holder of doctorate from the University of Birmingham, England, awarded in 1953, he frequently visited Europe throughout his career. He taught Comparative Literature and the Bible as Literature. Professor Markward served the university and the local community until his retirement in 1977. The collection includes correspondence, writing of Markward and his students, memorabilia of...
Dates: 1945 - 1977
Abstract An oral recreation written by Carolyn E. Balster as part of an NEH project sponsored by Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and completed during the Summer of 1981.
Abstract William C. Bradbury (1849-1925) came to Colorado in 1871. From the 1880s until 1910 he was engaged in the construction of railroads and irrigation works. An active outdoorsman, he donated a large collection of birds' nests and eggs to the Colorado Museum of Natural History. The collection contains diaries consisting mainly of personal memoranda on business affairs, but also includes accounts of hunting trips and family matters. There are about 160 photographs of family and friends from the late...
Dates: 1890 - 1923
Abstract William C. Himmelman was a prominent Denver labor official and Denver City Councilman. His papers and other material relate to his years as a labor leader and Denver City Councilman.
Dates: 1970 - 1990
Abstract William Carey Brown (1854 – 1939) attended the US Military Academy and served forty-one years in the US Army. Following his retirement he worked to preserve the legacy of the Indian Wars by locating and marking battlefields and gaining recognition and benefits for veterans. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, military papers, maps, publications, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings, relating to Brown’s military career which included campaigns against the Indians, service in...
Dates: 1836 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1938
Abstract Records briefly document the life of William Duane, professor emeritus of bio-physics at Harvard University and professor of physics at the University of Colorado from 1898 to 1907. He was world renowned for his researches into radioactivity and X-rays. He worked with Pierre and Mmd. Curie in their University of Paris laboratory for five years, and he developed the first machine for treating cancer.The chair of bio-physics was created for him at Harvard University in 1913, and he...
Dates: 1898 - 1935
- University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Special Collections & Archives 1615
- University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, American Music Research Center 83
- CU Museum of Natural History 1
- Composers -- United States -- Archives 9
- Composers -- Archives 4
- Motion picture music -- Scores and parts 4
- Music -- United States 4
- Silent film music -- Scores and parts 4
- Jewish Renewal 3
- Music -- History and criticsm 3
- Popular music -- United States 3
- University of Colorado, Boulder. College of Music -- Faculty 3
- Country music 2
- Folk music -- Colorado 2
- Folklore -- Colorado 2
- Musicals Excerpts Scores 2
- Patriotic songs 2
- Photographs. 2
- Reform Judaism 2
- Spiritual life -- Judaism 2
- Tune-books 2
- African American composers 1
- African American women composers -- Archives 1 ∧ less
- English 1660
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- German 4
- English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
- French 1
- American Museum of Natural History. Anthropology Division 1
- Carnegie Institution of Washington. Division of Historical Research 1
- Godfrey, Robert (Robert J.), 1941-1988 1
- Morris, Ann Axtell, 1900-1945 1
- Morris, Earl Halstead, 1889-1956 1