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Ornithology - Charles E. H. Aiken

by Aiken, Charles Edward Howard, 1850-1936

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 109, Ornithology - Charles E. H. Aiken include: 3 b&w photos of Charles Edward Howard Aiken, dated 1874, 1876 and 1882; 1 b&w photo of the Aiken residence at the corner of Weber and Huerfano Streets; 1 reprinted article titled “The Birds of Colorado” by Robert Ridgway from the Bulletin of the Essex Institute, vol. V, Nov., 1873, with handwritten note from Aiken on cover; 1 printed copy of “The Birds of Colorado” by W. W. Cooke, Bulletin 56, May 1900, Technical Series No. 5 of the Agricultural Experiment Station of the Agricultural College of Colorado; 1 printed copy of “Further Notes on the Birds of Colorado” by W. W. Cooke, Bulletin 44, March 1898, Technical Series No. 4; 1 reprinted monograph Genus Leucosticte, Swainson; or Gray-Crowned Finches by Robert Ridgway, issued by the GPO May 11, 1875; 1 printed copy of “The Birds of Colorado” by W. W. Cooke, Bulletin 37, March 1897, Technical Series No. 2.

Note

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, February 4, 2015.

Transcription of letter by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2015.

Administrative Notes

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, February 4, 2015.

Transcription of letter by Judith Reid Finley.

Documents originally digitized in JPEG format. JPEG document files were converted to PDF format in 2015.

Copyright
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PID
coccc:10897
Digital Origin
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