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  • Thumbnail for William J. Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs
    William J. Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs by Palmer, William Jackson, 1836-1909

    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 2, William J. Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs include: 6 b&w photos: “View of Glen Eyrie House from near ‘the Oubliette’” “Dorothy Palmer, second daughter of Wm. J. Palmer of Glen Eyrie” “Marjory Palmer, youngest daughter of Wm. J. Palmer of Glen Eyrie” “Elsie Palmer, eldest daughter of Wm. J. Palmer of Glen Eyrie” “Wm. J. Palmer, Glen Eyrie, Colorado” “Wm. J. Palmer”; 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, signed by William J. Palmer; 1 envelope containing a copy of the Colorado Springs Gazette, Monday, August 10, 1896, with an article on the founding of Colorado Springs written by Palmer and a copy of the Evening Telegraph, August 6, 1896 with a paper written by Palmer on the founding of Colorado Springs, delivered at the Coliseum on August 3, 1886; 1 envelope marked “Photographs of Parks from Wm. J. Palmer”; 7 b&w photos: “View of Austin Bluffs’ Park from Southwest” “View of Campus ‘Colorado College’ looking West from Nevada Avenue” “General View of West front of Austin Bluffs’ Park, looking South” “Looking West, or down the glen, Austin Bluffs’ Park” “Looking East up Park, Austin Bluffs” “Antlers Park Taken at Southwest corner” “Monument Park Looking south from ‘Wolcott Observatory’ Colorado College.”

  • Thumbnail for Architecture - Thomas MacLaren
    Architecture - Thomas MacLaren by MacLaren, Thomas

    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 17, Architecture - Thomas MacLaren include: 1 12-page, handwritten document, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Year 2001. An account of the architecture of the city at above date,” signed by Thomas MacLaren; 1 b&w photo: “T. MacLaren”; 1 printed page from Mountain Sunshine with article, “Architects of Colorado Springs’ Past” by W. F. Douglas; 1 copy of pages 41-44 of “Facts Homes’ Edition”; 1 printed page from Mountain Sunshine with article, “Paris: The World Beautiful in 1900” by Virginia Donaghe McClurg; 54 b&w prints and photos of Colorado Springs buildings and residences by a variety of architects, most identified by owner; 1 paper-bound book, Some Artistic Homes of Colorado Springs, published by Barber and Hastings, Architects.

  • Thumbnail for Musical matters - A .C. Pearson
    Musical matters - A .C. Pearson by Pearson, Albert C.

    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 7, Musical matters - A. C. Pearson include: 1 17-page, handwritten letter signed by Albert C. Pearson; 1 envelope marked “Letter on Musical Matters, by A. C. Pearson, July 31, 1901,” containing mostly biographical material.

  • Thumbnail for Cynthia Jones Davenport
    Cynthia Jones Davenport by Davenport, Cynthia Jones

    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 88, Cynthia Jones Davenport include: 1 3-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To my dear great great grand children, the descendants of my daughter Rose Davenport and her husband, Abraham Van Vechten of Albany,” signed by Cynthia Jones Davenport; 2 printed certificates of membership in the Colorado Springs Red Cross for Mrs. C. M. Davenport and Mrs. Abraham Van Vechten; 1 printed receipt for membership of Mrs. Davenport in the Colorado Springs Day Nursery Association; 2 calling cards, “Mrs. Abraham Van Vechten” and “Mrs. Davenport”; 1 b&w tintype “Benjamin Davenport Van Vechten, age 6 yrs.”; 6 U. S. coins: 2 one-cent dated 1865 and 1892, 2 dimes dated 1877 and 1887, 2 quarters dated 1876 and 1900.

  • Thumbnail for Pocahontas Council No. 27 - Barbara E. Beacham
    Pocahontas Council No. 27 - Barbara E. Beacham by Beacham, Barbara E.

    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 34, Pocahontas Council No. 27 - Barbara E. Beacham include: 1 5-page, handwritten letter , dated August, 1901, signed by Barbara E. Beacham, Past Sister of the Degree of Pocahontas; 1 paperbound booklet “Constitution, By-laws and Rules of Order of the Great Council of Colorado Improved Order of Red Men and of Weetamoo Council No. 27”; 1 b&w photo: “Mrs. Barbara E. Beacham, Age 50”; 1 handwritten note addressed “To the Chiefs and Members of Weetamoo Council, No. 27, Degree of Pocahontas of G. S. D. 510 (2001).”

  • Thumbnail for J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs
    J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs by Robinson, John R.

    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 3, J. R. Robinson, Mayor of Colorado Springs include: 3 calling cards “Miss Jennie E. Robinson,” “Mrs. John R. Robinson,” “Dr. John R. Robinson”; 4 b&w photos: “John Robert Robinson,” “Walter Scott Robinson,” “George DeWitt Robinson," “Jessie Duncan Brown Robinson”; 1 18-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Twenty First Century,” signed by J. R. Robinson, Mayor.

  • Thumbnail for Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor
    Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor by Ahlers, Mary Gilman

    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 15, Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor include: 2 metal hairpins “worn by Mary Gilman Ahlers, for her oldest girl descendant”; 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed to “College Friends of the Next Century,” signed by Mary Gilman Ahlers; 1 b&w photo of Mrs. Ahlers; 1 envelope addressed “To the wife of a Professor in Colorado College in the year 2001.”

  • Thumbnail for Medicine - Boswell Preston Anderson M.D.
    Medicine - Boswell Preston Anderson M.D. by Anderson, Boswell Preston

    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 46, Medicine - Boswell Preston Anderson M.D. include: 1 7-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, describing the “history of medicine in El Paso County for the past 30 years,” signed by Boswell Preston Anderson, M.D.; 1 b&w photo of Dr. Anderson; 1 calling card, “Dr. Boswell P. Anderson.”

  • Thumbnail for Joseph Fulton Humphrey family
    Joseph Fulton Humphrey family by Humphrey, Joseph Fulton

    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 64, Joseph Fulton Humphrey family include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the descendents of Joseph Fulton Humphrey,” containing family information, signed by J. F. Humphrey; 1 b&w photo of a watercolor sketch showing Colorado Springs in 1874 after a snowstorm, extensive handwritten information on back by J. F. Humphrey.

  • Thumbnail for Ute Indians - Margaret T. Adams
    Ute Indians - Margaret T. Adams by Adams, Margaret T.

    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 92, Ute Indians - Margaret T. Adams include: 1 7-page, handwritten note, dated August 4, 1901, praising Ute Indian Chief Ouray, signed by Margaret T. Adams; 1 envelope addressed “To any Native Americans now called Indians, or the descendents of such, who may be living in the year 2000.”

  • Thumbnail for Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall
    Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall by Hall, Henry C. , Brooks, Franklin A.

    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 20, Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Franklin E. Brooks, Attorney; 1 2-page, handwritten note, containing biographical information, signed by Brooks; 1 5-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Henry C. Hall, Attorney.

  • Thumbnail for James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes
    James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes by Barnes, James Pierce , Barnes, Maria Eliza Pierce

    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 Ms 0349, Fd 6, James Pierce and Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes include: 1 b&w photo: “James Pierce Barnes”; 2 business cards: “J. P. Barnes”; 1 5-page, handwritten letter, dated July 31, 1901, addressed “To the citizens of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the year A. D. 2001, Greeting:” signed by James Pierce Barnes; 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, addressed “To my dear Grand-daughters Katherine Frost-Barnes and Emily Jane Powell” signed by Maria Eliza Pierce Barnes.

  • Thumbnail for Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church by Scribner, B. F.

    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 124, Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church include: 1 1-page, typewritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To the Colorado State President of the Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Its Successor, or Kindred Organization.” Signed by B. F. Scribner, State President; 2 business cards: “B. F. Scribner, The Outwest Printing and Stationery Co.”; 1 printed postcard dated August 5, 1901, addressed as above; 1 printed program of the “Tenth Annual Colorado State Convention (of the) Epworth League”; 1 printed card advertising the Outwest Printing and Stationery Co.

  • Thumbnail for George A. Warth family
    George A. Warth family by Warth, George Allen

    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 114, George A. Warth family include: 1 1-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To my descendants in the Year 2001.” Signed by George Allen Warth; 1 b&w “Kodak” photo of Bertha Slocum Warth and Frances Ada Warth.

  • Thumbnail for Emma Ingraham and Louis Wyborn Cunningham family
    Emma Ingraham and Louis Wyborn Cunningham family by Cunningham, Emma Ingraham , Cunningham, Louis Wyborn

    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 146, Emma Ingraham and Louis Wyborn Cunningham family include: 1 7-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To the Descendants of Louis Wyborn and Emma Ingraham Cunningham,” signed by Louis Wyborn Cunningham, 4th Judicial District Judge; 1 2-page handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, giving family information, by Emma Ingraham Cunningham; 2 b&w photos: Louis, Emma and Wyborn Cunningham and the Cunningham residence in Colorado City.

  • Thumbnail for Fanny Aiken Tucker family
    Fanny Aiken Tucker family by Tucker, Fanny Aiken

    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 93, Fanny Aiken Tucker family include: 1 7-page, handwritten note, dated August 4, 1901, addressed to “My dear descendants,” signed by Fanny Aiken Tucker.

  • Thumbnail for Professor Jay Shatz
    Professor Jay Shatz by Shatz, Jay

    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 153, Professor Jay Shatz include: 2 page letter with 1 page introductory letter from Prof. Jay Shatz (oculist).

  • Thumbnail for Telephone and city directories
    Telephone and city directories

    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 154, Telephone and city directories include: Colorado Springs Telephone Directory April 15, 1901; Giles Directory of Colorado Springs, Colorado City & Manitou.

  • Thumbnail for Assaying - E. C. Woodward
    Assaying - E. C. Woodward by Woodward, Eli C.

    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 95, Assaying - E. C. Woodward include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To my friends of the 21st Century,” signed by E. C. Woodward, (Assayer and Chemist); 1 engineering drawing of the “Muffle Furnace” designed by E. C. Woodward; 1 printed Certificate of Assay from E. C. Woodward.

  • Thumbnail for YWCA of Colorado Springs - Mary Tenney Hatch
    YWCA of Colorado Springs - Mary Tenney Hatch by Hatch, Mary Tenney

    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 12, YWCA of Colorado Springs - Mary Tenney Hatch include: 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the President of the Young Women’s Christian Association of Colorado Springs in the Year 2001:” signed by Mary Tenney Hatch; 1 calling card: “Mrs. Walter M. Hatch”; 1 printed brochure: By-laws of the YWCA; 2 Colorado Springs Gazette articles on the YWCA building and the Annual Meeting Report.

  • Thumbnail for Louis R. and Leah Lucile Ehrich family
    Louis R. and Leah Lucile Ehrich family by Ehrich, Louis R., 1849-1911 , Ehrich, Leah Lucile

    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 49, Louis R. and Leah Lucile Ehrich family include: 25 “Yellow Kid” buttons; 55 “Flag” buttons; 17 “Campaign” buttons; 2 souvenir medals of the 1895 and 1898 Flower Carnivals; 1 handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, “To my dear descendent, from your great-great-grandmother, who is at present twelve years old.”; 1 10-page, handwritten letter, dated July 24, 1901, addressed “To my Fellow-Townspeople of Colorado Springs in the Year 2001,” signed by Louis R. Ehrich; 1 2-page, typewritten copy of a letter, dated March 24, 1898, addressed to the President of the United States, calling for non-intervention in Cuba, with typed names of 51 prominent male citizens of Colorado Springs; 1 5-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, written in praise of Louis Ehrich by his daughter, signed by Leah Lucile Ehrich; 4 b&w photos, “Louis R. Ehrich. Aug/01.”; 3 b&w photos, “Henriette Ehrich, taken in Colorado Springs in 1900.”; 1 b&w photo, “Rebecca Ehrich. Taken in 1897 at Colorado Springs.”; 1 b&w photo, “Caroline Minzie, Mother of Henriette Ehrich. April 5/97”; 1 paperbound copy of “A Message from the Old to the New Century: A Religion for All Time”; written by Louis R. Ehrich, published in “The Arena” in 1893; 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August, 1901, addressed to “My dear descendants,” signed by Louis R. Ehrich; 1 11-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To My Descendants Who May Be Living in the Year 2001,” giving information on the Ehrich family, signed by Louis R. Ehrich; 1 printed pamphlet “Hymns for Dedication of ‘The Century Chest,’ Perkins Fine Arts;Hall.”; 1 hardbound copy of The Question of Silver by Louis R. Ehrich, inscribed by the author; 1 paperbound copy of “Proceedings of the Conference of the National Committee of the Sound Money Democracy, held at Indianapolis, Ind., August 7, 1896”. 1 printed pamphlet “The Gold Standard” and “The Folly and Futility of Fighting Evolution” by Hon. Joseph M. Carey and Louis R. Ehrich; 1 copy of news article from The Republican, “Speech of Chairman Ehrich at the Third Party Conference” (pasted on cardboard sheets.)

  • Thumbnail for Gardening - Patty Stuart Jewett
    Gardening - Patty Stuart Jewett by Jewett, Patty Stuart

    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 58, Gardening - Patty Stuart Jewett include: 1 11-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Lovers of Gardens, of the Year of our Lord 2001, Greetings,” signed by Patty Stuart Jewett, Chairman, Woman’s Advisory Board of the Horticultural Society; 1 hand-drawn layout of garden of Patty Stuart Jewett; 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To the Horticultural Society of Colorado Springs of the year 2001. Greeting,” signed by Patty Stuart Jewett; 2 b&w photos “Patty Stuart Jewett” and “William Kennow Jewett”; 2 envelopes addressed “To the Horticultural Society of Colorado Springs, 2001” and “To the Lovers of Gardens in 2001”; 2 printed copies of the program for the Third Annual Show of the El Paso County Horticultural Society; 2 printed copies of the list of officers and committees of the Horticultural Society for 1901; 1 printed copy of the by-laws of the Horticultural Society; 1 printed copy of an article on the Horticultural Society’s annual meeting from the Colorado Springs Gazette, Sunday, February 3, 1901; 1 printed copy of the brochure, “All About Sweet Peas,” published by W. Atlee Burpee & Co.; 3 printed catalogs from Andorra Nurseries of Philadelphia, Mount Hope Nurseries of Rochester, NY and Henry A. Dreer of Philadelphia; 13 printed, full-color catalog covers from numerous nurseries; 7 copies of articles on Colorado wildflowers from the Colorado Springs Gazette, undated.

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    Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague by Sprague, Blanche S. B.

    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 81, Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague include: 1 b&w photo “Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague”; 1 framed b&w photo of above; 1 b&w photo “Sitting-Room, Blanche S. B. Sprague”; 1 2-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed to “any descendants of Mrs. Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague,” signed Blanche Seaman Brown Sprague; 1 mother-of-pearl and painted silk fan, enclosed in a box from Tiffany & Co.

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    Early settlers - John Potter by Potter, John

    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.”

  • Thumbnail for Needle-work Guild - Josephine Harrison Halliday and Ida Wheaton Riddle
    Needle-work Guild - Josephine Harrison Halliday and Ida Wheaton Riddle by Halliday, Josephine Harrison , Riddle, Ida Wheaton

    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 57, Needle-work Guild - Josephine Harrison Halliday and Ida Wheaton Riddle include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, titled “Short History of the Colorado Springs Branch of the Needle-Work Guild,” signed by Josephine Harrison Halliday, Ex-President; 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To The President of the Colorado Springs Branch of The Needle-work guild of America of 2001,” signed by Ida Wheaton Riddle, President C. S. B. N. G. of A; 1 printed program and application form of the Colorado Springs Branch of the Needlework Guild of America.