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Early settlers - John Potter

by Potter, John

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 48, Early settlers - John Potter include: 1 6-page, typewritten letter, dated A. D. 1901, addressed “To the citizens of Colorado Springs in the year A. D. 2001, a kindly greeting.” Signed by John Potter; 1 b&w photo, “John Potter, 1901”; 1 b&w photo, “Home of John Potter. 1901. 18 East Dale Street. Colorado Springs, Colo.”; 1 envelope addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs, Colorado. In the Year 2001. Topic. ‘The Early Settlers and their hopes.’ John Potter.”

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:10591
Digital Origin
reformatted digital