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  • Thumbnail for National politics - William A. Platt
    National politics - William A. Platt by Platt, William Alexander

    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 25, National politics - William A. Platt include:1 9-page, handwritten letter, undated, titled “A Message on National Politics,” signed by William Alexander Platt, Editor of the Evening Mail.

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    Public School System - John Dietrich by Dietrich, 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 21, Public School System - John Dietrich include: 1 20-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the Residents of Colorado Springs in the year 2001:” signed by John Dietrich, Superintendent of Schools; 8 b&w photos: “W. S. Morris - Member Board of Education,” “Rufus B. Thayer,” “O. E. Collins, Sec’y Board of Education,” “Rev. M. D. Ormes, Member Board of Education,” “George S. Elstun, Member Board of Education,” “O. E. Hemenway, Member Board of Education,” “A. G. Sharp, Treasurer of School District No. 11,” “John Dietrich, Superintendent of Schools”; 1 paperbound booklet “Colorado Springs Public Schools Outline of Studies: Elementary and High Schools 1897-1898”; 1 printed directory of School Board Members, Teachers, Committees and Janitors for 1900-1901; 1 printed card listing Officers and Committees of the Colorado Springs School Board, 1901-1902; 1 clothbound copy of By-laws and Rules and Regulations of the Public School System.

  • Thumbnail for Young lady at Colorado College - George Gallaway
    Young lady at Colorado College - George Gallaway by Gallaway, George

    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 31, Young lady at Colorado College - George Gallaway include: 1 5-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, signed by George D. Gallaway; 1 envelope addressed “To the Young Lady who stood highest in the Class graduated from Colorado College in the Year 2000.”

  • Thumbnail for Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly
    Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly by Solly, Elizabeth Mellon Evans

    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 39, Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly include: 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed to “My dear great-great-great grandchildren,” signed by Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly; 1 b&w photo: “Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly”; 1 calling card: “Mrs. S. Edwin Solly”; 1 envelope addressed “To the Housekeepers of the year 2000.”

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    Colorado Christian Endeavor Union - H. R. Chapman by Chapman, Herbert 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 32, Colorado Christian Endeavor Union - H. R. Chapman include: 5 badges for the 13th Annual Convention of the Colorado Christian Endeavor Union; 1 printed program for the Convention; 1 1-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Twenty-first Century Christian Endeavors of Colorado,” signed by H. R. Chapman, State President; 1 list of officers from Colorado, June 1901-June 1902.

  • Thumbnail for Ministers in Colorado Springs & Congregational Church - Manly D. Ormes
    Ministers in Colorado Springs & Congregational Church - Manly D. Ormes by Ormes, Manly Dayton, 1858-1929

    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 41, Ministers in Colorado Springs & Congregational Church - Manly D. Ormes include: 1 b&w photo: “Manly D. Ormes and daughter, Eleanor Francis”; 1 11-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the ministers residing in Colo. Spgs. in the year 2001; Greeting!” signed by Manly D. Ormes, Founder and Minister of the Second Congregational Church; 1 13-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the Pastor and members of the Second Congregational Church in the year of our Lord 2001.” Signed by Manly Ormes; 1 handwritten list of Ormes’ children’s names and dates of birth.

  • 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 Manufacturing - W. W. Hassell
    Manufacturing - W. W. Hassell by Hassell, William W.

    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 40, Manufacturing - W. W. Hassell include: 1 11-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Two Thousand & one,” signed by W. W. Hassell, President of the Hassell Iron Works; 2 b&w photos: “W. W. Hassell, age 41” “Designed and manufactured (vase) by Artus Van Briggle.”

  • Thumbnail for Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett
    Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett by Bennett, Charles P.

    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 78, Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett include: 1 20-page, handwritten letter, dated August, 1901, titled “Colorado Springs Real Estate,” signed by Charles P. Bennett; 1 b&w photo “Chas. P. Bennett.”

  • Thumbnail for Lighting & heating in Colorado Springs - George Rex Buckman
    Lighting & heating in Colorado Springs - George Rex Buckman by Buckman, Geo. Rex (George Rex)

    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 23, Lighting & heating in Colorado Springs - George Rex Buckman include: 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, titled “Notes on the Lighting and Heating of Colorado Springs,” signed by George Rex Buckman, 3 printed billing forms for “The Colorado Springs Light and Power Co.” (2) and “The Colorado Springs Electric Co.”

  • Thumbnail for Marjorie Marden Soule
    Marjorie Marden Soule by Soule, Marjorie Marden

    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 84, Marjorie Marden Soule include: 1 3-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “A letter to my children or grandchildren.” Signed by Marjorie Marden Soule, 10 years old; 4 calling cards of Mr. and Mrs. George Soule and Mr. and Mrs. George N. Marden; 1 printed program “Hymns for Dedication of the ‘Century Chest,’” containing 2 pressed pansies.

  • Thumbnail for William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College
    William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College by Slocum, William Frederick, 1851-1934

    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 14, William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College include: 3-page, typewritten letter, dated July 9, 1901, addressed “To the President of Colorado College in the year 1999,” signed by William F. Slocum, President of CC.

  • Thumbnail for Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich
    Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich by 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 74, Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich: 1 23-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the people of Colorado Springs in the year 2001:” signed by Leah Lucile Ehrich; 1 b&w photo “Leah Lucile Ehrich and twelve year old sister, Alma Louise Ehrich”; 4 printed brochures of the Colorado Springs Musical Club for the seasons 1897- 98, 1898-99, 1899-1900, and 1900-01; 1 printed copy of the “Constitution and By-laws of the Colorado Springs Musical Club”; 5 printed programs for January through May of the Colorado Springs Musical Club.

  • Thumbnail for Robert Weems Tansill family
    Robert Weems Tansill family by Tansill, Robert Weems

    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.

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    Physicians - Samuel Edwin Solly, M.D. by Solly, Samuel Edwin, 1845-1906

    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 70, Physicians - Samuel Edwin Solly, M.D. include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To the Physicians of Colorado Springs in the Year 2000 A. D.” Signed by Samuel Edwin Solly (M. D.).

  • Thumbnail for YMCA - Warren Woods
    YMCA - Warren Woods by Woods, Warren

    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 130, YMCA - Warren Woods include: 1 1-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To the President of the Y.M.C.A., Jan. 1, 2000,” signed by Warren Woods, President.

  • 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.

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    X-Rays - Clarence Robert Arnold M.D. by Arnold, Clarence Robert

    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 118, X-Rays - Clarence Robert Arnold M.D. include: 1 1-page, typewritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Members of the El Paso County Medical Society, Greeting!” Signed by Clarence Robert Arnold, Ph. B. M. D.; 6 b&w “radiographs” (x-ray photos).

  • Thumbnail for Ashby McCreery family
    Ashby McCreery family by McCreery, Ashby

    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 132, Ashby McCreery family include: 1 2-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Ashby McCreery, detailing family information.

  • Thumbnail for Dr. W. W. and Bertha Louise Arnold
    Dr. W. W. and Bertha Louise Arnold by Arnold, Bertha Louise , Arnold, W. W.

    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 110, Dr. W. W. and Bertha Louise Arnold include: 4 b&w photos: “Bertha Louise Arnold,” “Trail of the Storm - N. Nevada Ave.,” “Residence of Dr. W. W. Arnold,” “Clarke’s Crow.”

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    Masonic lodges by Shobe, J.E. , Musser, Belle McCoy

    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 10, Masonic lodges include: 1 page from The Colorado Odd Fellow with official directory listings; 1 booklet “Constitution and By-laws of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge No. 4, I. O. O. F.”; 1 b&w photo: “Mrs. George W. Musser, Past Noble Grand of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge”; 1 16-page, handwritten document, dated July 29, 1901, titled “A Brief History of Monte Rosa Rebekah Lodge No. 4,” signed by Belle McCoy Musser; 1 3-page, typewritten document, dated August 3, 1901, detailing the history of I. O. O. F. Lodge No. 38, signed by J. E. Shobe, Secretary.

  • Thumbnail for William A. Platt family
    William A. Platt family by Platt, William Alexander

    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 26, William A. Platt family include: 2 b&w photos: “Julia M. Hankinson Platt” “William Alexander Platt”; 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To any descendants of mine who may be alive in 2001, Greeting:” signed by William Alexander Platt.

  • Thumbnail for Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole
    Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole by Cole, Edson M.

    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 45, include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To Our Friends One-Hundred Yrs Hence, Ten Reasons Why Christian Science Will Be The Religion of Your Day.” Signed by Edson M. Cole; 1 business card, “Edson M. Cole, C. S.”

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    Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce - D. B. Fairley by Fairley, D. 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 36, Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce - D.B. Fairley include: 1 issue of the Colorado Springs Gazette, January 13, 1901, with article on the history and work of the Chamber of Commerce; 1 handwritten note included with article above, signed by D. B. Fairley, President of the Chamber; 1 2-page, handwritten letter on Chamber of Commerce letterhead, dated August 4, 1901, signed by Fairley; 5 business cards: “Fairley Brothers, General House Furnishings” “Fred C. Fairley” “D. B. Fairley” (2) “C. W. Fairley” (handwritten); 2 printed Fairley Bros. Bank checks; 2 sheets Fairley Bros. Letterhead paper; 1 piece Black Belle Gold Mining Co. letterhead; 1b&w photo: “D. B. Fairley”; 1 copy of an editorial from the Colorado Springs Gazette, July 6, 1901.

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    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.