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Walker Van Riper collection

Identifier: COU:1627
Abstract Walker Van Riper (1887-1960) was curator of spiders at the Denver Museum of Natural History and an amateur naturalist and photographer. His special interests were rattlesnakes, hummingbirds, and spiders, particularly the Black Widow. His papers consist of correspondence, publications by himself and others, Denver Museum of Natural History Annual Reports 1945-1958 and some Programs 1946-1960. There are a number of photographs which include a series on the Virgin Oil field in Utah near Zion...
Dates: 1887 - 1960

Walt Whitman "Spirit that Form'd this Scene" Reproductions of Drafts papers

Identifier: COU:4356

Walt Whitman letter written to William Ingram.

Dates: 1889

Walter A. Chatfield collection

Identifier: COU:3950

Walter Chatfield attended the University of Colorado after World War II. The collection contains rules and program booklets regarding the Chi Epsilon honorary society and ephemera and a photograph from Chatfield’s attendance at CU, 1946-1949.

Dates: 1946 - 1949

Walter and Virginia Newton Memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-GMA-9
Scope and Contents

Memorabilia collected by Walter and Virginia newton, New York City "shag" dance champions (1939-1940), containing the Newton's original scrapbook of their "Shag" dance championship, 1939-1940, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1939–1940

Walter B. Franklin

Identifier: COU:616

Pamphlets, maps and clippings on the Union Pacific Railroad, Estes Park, Larimer County and Routt National Forest. Collection includes a 1940 Atlas of Larimer County, a 1930s map of state game reserves and a brief history of Estes Park.

Dates: 1930 - 1949

Walter Collins College Song Book Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-24
Scope and Contents

Collegiate song books collected by Walter S. "Wally" Collins (1926-1997), including extensive research materials on the Yale Song Book.

Dates: 1853–1953

Walter J. Rockler

Identifier: COU:1367

Papers contain the vitae of Walter J. Rockler, as well as two articles written by him. One relates his experiences as a US Marine translator who participated in the US takeover of Saipan, as well as his earlier training at the US Navy US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School. The other details his work as a young prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials in Germany after World War II. SMss.

Dates: 1942 - 1946

Walter Orr Roberts papers

Identifier: COU:1356
Abstract This collection contains the papers of internationally celebrated solar astronomer Walter Orr Roberts (1915-1990), a principal figure in many scientific developments in Colorado. Superintendent of the High Altitude Observatory in Climax, Colorado from 1940 to 1957, Roberts was named founding director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado in 1960. He served as director of NCAR from 1960 to 1968, as well as President and CEO of the University Corporation...
Dates: 1940 - 1990

Walter Packard

Identifier: COU:1236

Typed transcript of the oral memoirs of Walter Packard, early water conservationist, socialist, and agricultural expert. Original held by Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. SMss.

Dates: 1884 - 1969

Walter Rocker

Identifier: COU-4322

Wanakah Assay Reports

Identifier: COU:1657

Book of assay reports done for the Wanakah Mining Co. of Ouray, Colorado. SMss.

Dates: 1916 - 1916

Ward Darley collection, 1926-1973

Identifier: COU:498

Ward Darley, Jr. (1903-1979), graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School in 1929, and was Dean of the Medical School (1945-1953), and president of the University of Colorado (1953-1956). The collection contains information on his term as president at CU, as well as on Darley’s life and work. Included are personal and professional correspondence, photographs, reports, speeches, publications, and research files.

Dates: 1926 - 1973

Ward Hussey papers

Identifier: COU:4002

Ward Hussey was a graduate of the World War II era US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School. The collection consists of photographs and records relating to Ward Hussey’s attendance at the US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School and service in World War II.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Warner Imig

Identifier: COU-4201

Warner Imig scrapbooks

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-41
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks compiled by Warner Imig (1913-2005), Professor of Music (1937-1978) and Dean (1951-1978), University of Colorado Boulder College of Music; DMA honoris causa, University of Colorado, 1978.

Dates: 1914-1946

Warren Bleecker Papers

Identifier: COU:148

Warren Bleecker was a graduate manager of athletics at C.U. before working closely in local and state government, serving as both president of the Colorado Tax Council and the president of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce. He worked largely in the field of chemical and metallurgical research and became president of three separate related companies in Boulder. His collection includes his research, political career papers, and other related material regarding his life and works.

Dates: 1920 - 1930

Warren Hollingworth McLeod papers

Identifier: COU:1060
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...
Dates: 1864 - 1944

Warren Johnston collection

Identifier: COU:887

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

Water Question In Denver newspaper lists

Identifier: COU:1666

Two notebooks listing articles from Denver newspapers about the water question in Denver, plus summaries of some of the articles. SMss.

Dates: 1915 - 1930

Water Rights of Fort Warren manuscript

Identifier: COU:1667

Typed manuscript, probably completed for the WPA Historical Records Survey, concerning water and irrigation laws of the arid western lands. SMss.

Dates: 1860 - 1930

Wayne D. Overholser papers

Identifier: COU:4351

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

Wayne Scott Manuscripts and Personal Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-106
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

"We Were Never Supposed To Be Rich" video

Identifier: COU:1671
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

Weather Enthusiasts of Boulder (WEB) newsletter

Identifier: COU:1672
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

Wendell Furnas papers

Identifier: COU:3998

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

Wesley V. Blomster papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-96
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...
Dates: 1955-2012

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