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West Virginia Coal Strike of 1921 newspaper collection

Identifier: COU:1685
Abstract On August 31st 1921, about 9,000 coal miners took up arms against local coal companies, and their force of roughly 2,500 vigilantes and Baldwin-Felts agents, in Logan County, West Virginia. The rebellion was the largest armed uprising in the United States since the Civil War, and garnered international media attention. The miners disbanded after the US Government sent in federal troops on September 2nd. The Battle for Blair Mountain, as the uprising later came to be called, resulted in 985...
Dates: 1921

Western Association of Africanists

Identifier: COU-1687

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

Western Cine collection

Identifier: COU:1688
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

Western Colorado Congress collection

Identifier: COU:1689

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.

Dates: 1980

Western Federation of Miners/International Union of Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: COU:1690
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

Western Justice

Identifier: COU:1700

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.

Dates: 1868

Western Light and Power Company

Identifier: COU:1701

Blank forms: contracts for electric lighting service; electrical service for cooking and heating; service for combination lighting, cooking and heating.

Dates: 1920

Western Marxist collection

Identifier: COU:1702
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

Wheeler Survey records

Identifier: COU:1705
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...
Dates: 1871 - 1878

Whitney Clark Huntington photographs

Identifier: COU:823

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

Wilderness Study Group Records

Identifier: COU:3792
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

Willard Elsbree Collection (JLS)

Identifier: COU:575

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

William A. Weber papers

Identifier: COU:1676

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

William B. Markward Collection

Identifier: COU:1023
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...
Dates: 1945 - 1977

William Bent of Bent's Fort and the Sand Creek Massacre collection

Identifier: COU:1731

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.

Dates: 1981

William C. Bradbury Papers

Identifier: COU:225
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...
Dates: 1890 - 1923

William C. Himmelman

Identifier: COU-781

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

William Carey Brown papers

Identifier: COU:254
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

William Duane Papers

Identifier: COU:544
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...
Dates: 1898 - 1935

William E. Davis

Identifier: COU-503

“My Adventures As a Whistler.” Humorous account of the author’s adventure as a basketball referee in South Dakota. By William “Bud” Davis, former CU football coach. Empire Magazine, December 5, 1965.

Dates: 1965

William E. Wilson

Identifier: COU:1743

William E. Wilson researched and published on the Wheeler Survey of 1877 in USGS Circular 1362 (2010). Included are his research materials, correspondence, maps, notes, reprints, reference cards.

Dates: 1877

William F. Battig

Identifier: COU:108

89 reprints and writings of William Battig, Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado from 1965 to 1978.

Dates: 1965 - 1978

William F. Bennet - Family Memoirs

Identifier: COU-128

William F. Bennett and his wife were early Colorado pioneers who farmed near Longmont. The family prospered until the 1890s when debts and the Panic of 1893 broke them. Subsequently they migrated from Colorado. The memoirs were written by their son and daughter. SMss.

Dates: 1870 - 1940

William F. Ebling Papers

Identifier: COU:559
Abstract The William F. Ebling Collection consists of the correspondence and World War II files of JLO William F. Ebling (1913-2001). William Ebling was a graduate of Harvard College and attended the US Navy’s Japanese Language School, located at the University of Colorado in Boulder during World War II. Ensign William Ebling USNR served as a Japanese Language Officer in the Navy at the Presidio in Monterey, California. After the war, William Ebling served with the military government in the Palau...
Dates: 1945 - 1946

William H. Baughn Collection

Identifier: COU:109

CU representative to the NCAA and the Big 8. Minutes, correspondence, and memos related to CU’s admission to the Big 6, the Big 8, and the NCAA. Includes a mix of training materials, workshop notes, public speeches, information on Big 8 conferences such as financial records, regulations, and correspondences from 1966 to 1986. Preliminary inventory available in Special Collections and Archives.

Dates: 1948 - 1988

William H. Nelson papers

Identifier: COU:1167

William Nelson for many years was the associate editor of the Grand Junction Sentinel, for which he was formerly the sports, Western Slope, city, and managing editor. The collection contains articles written by Nelson for journalism classes and for various newspapers and magazines in the 1930s and 40s advocating better local government and county consolidation. Guide available in Special Collections and Archives.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

William Handschin Papers

Identifier: COU:735

The William Handschin Papers include clippings, reports, publications, brochures, correspondence, and notes regarding the National Farmers Union.

Dates: Undated

William Henry Jackson

Identifier: COU-856

Photographs of scenes in southwestern Colorado taken by photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942). Copied from negatives at the Colorado Historical Society.

Dates: 1880 - 1890

William J. Hudson 2nd Accession collection

Identifier: COU:5035
Abstract The William J. Hudson Papers consist of files assembled by William J. Hudson (1922-2008) regarding the US Navy Japanese Language School and its WWII graduates. Hudson was a graduate of the school, located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. Hudson worked with Captain Roger Pineau USNR to organize reunions and to gather research material for Pineau’s book on the JLS and its graduates. The collection includes information about the 1976, 1992, and 1993 reunions, lists of...
Dates: 1942 - 2000

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