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Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly

by Solly, Elizabeth Mellon Evans

Abstract

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 39, Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly include: 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed to “My dear great-great-great grandchildren,” signed by Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly; 1 b&w photo: “Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly”; 1 calling card: “Mrs. S. Edwin Solly”; 1 envelope addressed “To the Housekeepers of the year 2000.”

Note

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, December 15, 2014.

Transcription of letter by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2014.

Administrative Notes

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, December 15, 2014.

Transcription of letter by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2014.

Copyright
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Publisher
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PID
coccc:10582
Digital Origin
reformatted digital