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Robert Weems Tansill family

by Tansill, Robert Weems

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 129, Robert Weems Tansill family include: 1 1-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “to my Descendants,” signed by Robert Weems Tansill; 1 printed calling card “Mr. Robert Weems Tansill”; 3 b&w photos: “Mr. And Mrs. R. W. Tansill (and) R. W. Tansill Jr.,” “Capt. Robert Tansill,” and “Mrs. Robert Tansill, nee Fannie A. Weems”; 6 copies of newspaper articles mentioning R. W. Tansill.

Note

Title supplied by cataloger.

Alternative Title derived from Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901, Ms 0349 finding aid, February 19, 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 19, 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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Publisher
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PID
coccc:10979
Digital Origin
reformatted digital