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Miscellaneous books, pamphlets, brochures, periodicals, etc.

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 155, Miscellaneous books, pamphlets, brochures, periodicals, etc. include: “Latin grammar” published 1795 by George J. White; To the descendants or relations of Mary Altoona S. Green; 13 copies “Hymns for Dedication of ‘The Century Chest” Sunday August 4, 1901; “The Cripple Creek Gold Pan” Vol 1 March 20, 1892; “Complete Guide Where to Go & What to see in Colorado Springs, Manitou & Vicinity” 1901 Chamber of Commerce; ‘The Colorado Springs Region as a Health Resort” “High Altitude for Invalids” 1901 Chamber of Commerce; Book - “Colorado Springs, Colorado and Its Famous Environs” by Geo. Rex Buckman 1893 ‘Gift to the Century Chest and signed by the author’; Sheet Music “Home, Sweet Home”; “The Navajo” (a Colorado Springs Social publication) Vol 1 Feb. 22, 1901 No. 4, Vol 1 April 12, 1901 No. 11, Vol 1 June 21, 1901 No. 21; “Cripple Creek Statistician Facts & Figures regarding The Wonderful Cripple Creek Mines & Stocks” 1900; Book - “Legends of the Pikes Peak Region - the Sacred Myths of the Manitou” by Ernest Whitney M.A. 1892; Booklet - In Memoriam Helen Hunt Jackson (H.H.).

Note

Title supplied by cataloger.

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

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Publisher
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PID
coccc:10942
Digital Origin
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