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Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901

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    A. F. Woodward family by Woodward, A. F.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 107, A. F. Woodward family include: 1 1-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, giving family information for the A. F. Woodward family, addressed “Greeting of A. F. Woodward to Citizens of Colorado Springs, 21st Century.”

  • Thumbnail for Albert Boesel
    Albert Boesel by Boesel, Albert

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 83, Albert Boesel include: 1 3-page, handwritten note, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To my Relations of the New Century 2001 ore who may read it” written by Albert Boesel.

  • Thumbnail for Architecture - Thomas MacLaren
    Architecture - Thomas MacLaren by MacLaren, Thomas

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 17, Architecture - Thomas MacLaren include: 1 12-page, handwritten document, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Year 2001. An account of the architecture of the city at above date,” signed by Thomas MacLaren; 1 b&w photo: “T. MacLaren”; 1 printed page from Mountain Sunshine with article, “Architects of Colorado Springs’ Past” by W. F. Douglas; 1 copy of pages 41-44 of “Facts Homes’ Edition”; 1 printed page from Mountain Sunshine with article, “Paris: The World Beautiful in 1900” by Virginia Donaghe McClurg; 54 b&w prints and photos of Colorado Springs buildings and residences by a variety of architects, most identified by owner; 1 paper-bound book, Some Artistic Homes of Colorado Springs, published by Barber and Hastings, Architects.

  • Thumbnail for Art in Colorado Springs - Mary A. Bartow
    Art in Colorado Springs - Mary A. Bartow by Bartow, Mary A.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 50, Art in Colorado Springs - Mary A. Bartow include: 1 b&w photo “Mary A. Bartow”; 1 2-page, typewritten list, “Partial List of Paintings Now in the Collection of Louis R. Ehrich,1700 North Cascade Avenue”; 1 26-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Mary A. Bartow (Art in Colorado Springs); 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, “addenda” to letter above, signed by Alfred Bartow; 1 copy of Colorado Springs Gazette article, “The Late Harvey B. Young, a Painter of Life in Mountain and Plain: His Legacy to the World of Art” by Mary A. Bartow.

  • Thumbnail for Arthur J. Kew and Ida Rosalie Fursman
    Arthur J. Kew and Ida Rosalie Fursman by Kew, Arthur J. , Fursman, Ida Rosalie

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 56, Arthur J. Kew and Ida Rosalie Fursman include: 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the citizens of Colorado Springs in the Year 2001. Brethren, through ties of Home and Love.” Signed by Arthur J. Kew; 1 10-page, handwritten manuscript titled “Colorado. An Ode written for The Quarto-Centennial Celebration” by Arthur J. Kew, dated July 1901; 1 7-page, handwritten manuscript, dated August 5, 1901, containing 5 sonnets written to Ida Rosalie Fursman by Arthur J. Kew; 1 3-page, handwritten manuscript dated August 3, 1901, titled “Land of our Home: Verses written to the music of ‘Home, Sweet Home’ to be sung at the Dedication of the Century Chest” by Arthur J. Kew; 2 b&w photos “Arthur J. Kew” and “Ida Rosalie Fursman.”

  • Thumbnail for Ashby McCreery family
    Ashby McCreery family by McCreery, Ashby

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 132, Ashby McCreery family include: 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Ashby McCreery, detailing family information.

  • Thumbnail for Assaying - E. C. Woodward
    Assaying - E. C. Woodward by Woodward, Eli C.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 95, Assaying - E. C. Woodward include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To my friends of the 21st Century,” signed by E. C. Woodward, (Assayer and Chemist); 1 engineering drawing of the “Muffle Furnace” designed by E. C. Woodward; 1 printed Certificate of Assay from E. C. Woodward.

  • Thumbnail for Associated Charities - Edward Evans-Carrington
    Associated Charities - Edward Evans-Carrington by Evans-Carrington, Edward

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 5, Associated Charities - Edward Evans-Carrington include: 1 23-page, handwritten letter, dated July 29, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Twenty First Century, Greeting:” signed by Edward Evans-Carrington, Secretary and Manager for the Office of Associated Charities; 1 business card: “Rev. E. Evans-Carrington”; 1 b&w photo: “Portrait of Rev. Edward Evans-Carrington”; 1 1-page, typewritten letter of recommendation for Evans-Carrington, signed by Theodore P. Day, President of Day Realty and Investment Co.; 1 printed form: “Daily Register of Applications”; 1 printed record card; 1 printed copy of “Report of the First Annual Meeting” October 9, 1899; 1 printed copy of “Report of the Second Annual Meeting” October 15, 1900.

  • Thumbnail for Attorney & Judge - Horace G. Lunt
    Attorney & Judge - Horace G. Lunt by Lunt, Horace G.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 22, Attorney & Judge - Horace G. Lunt include: 1 2-page, typewritten letter, signed by Horace G. Lunt, Attorney and Judge; 1 envelope marked “Calhoun Gold Mng Co v. Ajax Gold Mgn Co.” containing brief note and related newspaper clippings; 1 envelope marked “Mems.” Brief note and newspaper clippings with biographical information on Lunt; 1 envelope marked “People V. Doyle” containing related newspaper clippings; 1 envelope marked “In re ‘Election,’ ‘Emblems,’ ‘Conventions,’ Cases, Partial” containing newspaper clippings on several legal cases.

  • Thumbnail for Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall
    Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall by Hall, Henry C. , Brooks, Franklin A.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 20, Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Franklin E. Brooks, Attorney; 1 2-page, handwritten note, containing biographical information, signed by Brooks; 1 5-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Henry C. Hall, Attorney.

  • Thumbnail for Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson
    Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson by Jackson, William Sharpless, 1851-1919

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 16, Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson include: 1 13-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “to the citizens of the City of Colorado Springs in the year 2001. Greetings:” signed by William S. Jackson, President of the El Paso County Bank; 1 1-page, typewritten document detailing the beginning of the Colorado Springs Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the El Paso National Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the Exchange National Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the First National Bank; 1 printed brochure of the Assurance Savings and Loan Association; 1 1-page, typewritten document “Semi-annual statement of the Assurance Savings and Loan.”

  • Thumbnail for Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901
    Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901 by Griffith, Ben

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 9, Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901 include: 1 11-page, handwritten letter, addressed “To the male Students of Colorado College in 2001 A. D.:” signed by Ben Griffith, class of 1901.

  • Thumbnail for Benjamin M. Rastall, President Class of 1901
    Benjamin M. Rastall, President Class of 1901 by Rastall, Benjamin McKie

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 98, Benjamin M. Rastall, President Class of 1901 include: 1 b&w photo: “Benjamin M. Rastall, President of Class of 1901”; 1 handwritten note (from envelope?) addressed “To the descendants of Benjamin M. Rastall or Senior class of 2000.”

  • Thumbnail for Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague
    Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague by Sprague, Blanche S. B.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 81, Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague include: 1 b&w photo “Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague”; 1 framed b&w photo of above; 1 b&w photo “Sitting-Room, Blanche S. B. Sprague”; 1 2-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed to “any descendants of Mrs. Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague,” signed Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague; 1 mother-of-pearl and painted silk fan, enclosed in a box from Tiffany & Co.

  • Thumbnail for Boys Club Association of Colorado Springs - Ida Wheaton Riddle, President
    Boys Club Association of Colorado Springs - Ida Wheaton Riddle, President by Riddle, Ida Wheaton

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 33, Boys Club Association of Colorado Springs - Ida Wheaton Riddle, President include: 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the President of “the Boys Club Association of Colorado Springs and Vicinity’ of 2001. Greeting:” signed by Ida Wheaton Riddle, President.

  • Thumbnail for Business men and Shields family - John G. Shields
    Business men and Shields family - John G. Shields by Shields, John G. , Seldomridge, C. B.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 96, Business men and Shields family - John G. Shields include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the business men of Colorado Springs in the year Two Thousand and One,” signed by John G. Shields, with appendix “Estimate of Capital and Annual Business in the following lines”; 1 3-page, handwritten list of the “leading business men” of Colorado Springs, by John G. Shields; 4 b&w photos: “Master George Kendall Shields,” “Mrs. John G. Shields,” “John Graff Shields,” “Frederick H. Morley”; 1 leather-bound copy of “The Mercantile Agency Reference Book” dated July, 1901, published by R. G. Dun & Co.; 1 printed bill of the Shields-Morley Grocery Co.;1 printed shipping invoice of the Shields-Morley Grocery Co.; 1 printed notice of shipping rates from the Denver and Rio Grande Express with typewritten schedule of rates addressed to Mr. J. G. Shields; 1 2-page, typewritten account, dated August 3, 1901, describing the wholesale feed, flour and grain business in Colorado Springs, signed by C. B. Seldomridge; 1 printed business card “Seldomridge Bros. Dealers in Flour, Hay, Grain, Salt and Seeds”; 1 printed brochure giving class rates of the Union Pacific Railroad Co.; 1 printed rate sheet for the Southern Pacific Co. and the Morgan Steamship Line; 1 printed invitation from Shields-Morley for the Colorado Quarto-Centennial Jubilee; 1 printed credit application to Shields-Morley; 1 printed inventory of goods carried by Shields-Morley; 1 printed booklet “Denver and Rio Grande R. R. the Western Classification,” dated January 1, 1901.

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    Calling Cards

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 104, Calling Cards include: 270 printed and handwritten calling cards of people who attended the Century Chest Ceremony in August, 1901, including one hand-written note detailing information on the H. R. Gregg family.

  • Thumbnail for Charles E. and Bertha Francis Emery family
    Charles E. and Bertha Francis Emery family by Emery, Charles Eklund , Emery, Bertha Francis

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 134, Charles E. and Bertha Francis Emery family include: 1 12-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Bertha Francis Emery; 1 brief, handwritten note by Charles E. Emery: “These photographs have been hastily gathered together for the “Century Chest’ and do not at all represent the best work now being done.”; 6 b&w photos: “Mabel Emery,” “Arthur Bertel Emery,” “Charles Francis Emery,” “Dorothy Emery,” “Charles E. Emery,” “Bertha Francis Emery”; 3 b&w photos of the interior (2) and exterior of the Emery Photo Studio; 4 b&w photos of the interior (3) and exterior of the Emery Residence, 1420 N. Nevada Ave.

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    Children - Hassell family by Hassell, Catherine Agnes Ott , Hassell, William Bradfort , Hassell, Julia Frances

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 94, Children - Hassell family include: 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, detailing a day in the Hassell children’s lives, signed by Catherine Agnes Ott Hassell, William Bradfort Hassell (child), and Julia Frances Hassell (child).

  • Thumbnail for Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole
    Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole by Cole, Edson M.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 45, include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To Our Friends One-Hundred Yrs Hence, Ten Reasons Why Christian Science Will Be The Religion of Your Day.” Signed by Edson M. Cole; 1 business card, “Edson M. Cole, C. S.”

  • Thumbnail for Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett
    Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett by Jewett, Patty Stuart

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 19, Church of Christ Scientist - Patty Stuart Jewett include: 1 7-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To Church of Christ Scientist of Colorado Springs in the year 2001. Greetings,” signed by Patty Stuart Jewett.

  • Thumbnail for City Water Supply - E. A. Sawyer
    City Water Supply - E. A. Sawyer by Sawyer, Edwin A.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 8, City Water Supply - E. A. Sawyer include: 1 14-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, signed by Edwin A. Sawyer of Sawyer and Garstin, Civil and Mining Engineers; 1 envelope marked “For the ‘Century Chest,’ the City’s Present Water Supply, by E. A. Sawyer.”

  • Thumbnail for Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family
    Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family by Arnold, Louise Calhoun , Arnold, Clarence Robert

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 137, Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family include: 2 brief handwritten notes, dated August 1901, addressed “To the descendants of Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold in the year 2000.” Unsigned; 13 b&w photos of Calhoun and Arnold family members, 4 generations, with extensive notes.

  • Thumbnail for Colorado Christian Endeavor Union - H. R. Chapman
    Colorado Christian Endeavor Union - H. R. Chapman by Chapman, Herbert R.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 32, Colorado Christian Endeavor Union - H. R. Chapman include: 5 badges for the 13th Annual Convention of the Colorado Christian Endeavor Union; 1 printed program for the Convention; 1 1-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Twenty-first Century Christian Endeavors of Colorado,” signed by H. R. Chapman, State President; 1 list of officers from Colorado, June 1901-June 1902.

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    Colorado College 1901

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 82, Colorado College 1901 include: 1 printed pamphlet “The Religious Life of Colorado College” by Ralph C. Wells of the Class of 1901, reprinted from the Colorado Springs Gazette; 1 printed copy of the “Twenty-Seventh Annual Bulletin of Colorado College and Cutler Academy” dated 1901.