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  • Thumbnail for McCue, Lillian de la Torre Bueno
    McCue, Lillian de la Torre Bueno by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Lillian Bueno McCue, whose pen name is Lillian de la Torre, was born in New York City on March 15, 1902, received her B.A. at New Rochelle College in 1921, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1927, and another M.A. from Harvard in 1933. Her field of study is 18th Century English literature. Her husband George McCue, whom she married in 1932, taught English at Colorado College from 1935 to 1962. Lillian McCue was a well-known mystery writer of several novels, numerous short stories, and 12 plays, most notably Goodbye, Miss Lizzie Borden. She referred to herself as a histo-detector, researching unsolved mysteries of the past, particularly using the 18th century characters of Dr. Sam Johnson and his friend Boswell as central figures.

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    Wilson, Ruth E. Phillips by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Ruth Wilson is a Colorado native who attended Colorado College from 1947 to 1949 as a trustee scholar from Colorado Springs High School. As a student, she also worked part-time in the Registrar's office in Cutler Hall from 1947 to 1948, and in the Alumni office from 1948 to 1949. She was a homemaker from 1949 until April of 1974, when she reentered the workforce, working for the Alumni Office and the Development Office in various capacities at Colorado College.

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    Boucher, Paul Edward by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Boucher (CC class of 1918), Department of Physics, came to Colorado College as a student in 1915. He describes the lab facilities in Palmer Hall and his work with wireless radios and soldiers on campus during WWI. After serving one year in the Army in the Signal Corps, Boucher went to graduate school, and then returned to CC to teach physics from 1921 to 1924. Following a year as instructor at Rice University, he came back to Colorado College in 1925 and taught until his retirement in 1961. Professor Boucher is especially well known for his work in the field of photography. Professor Boucher talks about the Depression's effect on the College, salary cuts, building of Shove Chapel, Saturday Knights, Manly Ormes, Arthur Blakely, and Earl Bryson. He also discusses the publishing of his photography books and photographic travel.

  • Thumbnail for Morgan, Sallie Payne
    Morgan, Sallie Payne by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Sallie Payne Morgan came to Colorado College as Assistant Dean of Women in 1949, and became the Dean of Women the following year. One of her main interests was recruiting girls with good academic records and procuring funding for them. Another priority of Dean Morgan was addressing restrictive social rules for women. She describes the discussions about women's dorm hours, her effort to extend them and to lighten the punishments for infringements. She instituted an honor dorm and eventually replaced the older dorm directors with younger women. Morgan talks about memorable people: President Gill, Dean Lew Worner, Glenn Gray, George McCue, Howard Olson, and Frank Krutzke. She retired at 65 in 1957 but returned in 1964 to work as a part-time receptionist at Tutt Library staying for twelve years (retired at age 81).

  • Thumbnail for Carle, Gerald C.
    Carle, Gerald C. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Gerald C. “Jerry” Carle first came to Colorado College in 1948 as assistant football coach and head basketball and baseball coach. Recalled to military service during the Korean War in 1951, he was rehired by Colorado College in 1957 as head football coach and Athletic Director. He held the latter job until 1982, but continued as football coach and golf coach until his retirement in 1990. During his 33-year tenure at the College, he was involved in planning many changes in athletic facilities, including the building of Honnen Ice Rink, Schlessman Pool, and El Pomar Sports Center, as well as policies and programs, including the growth of intramural soccer and women's sports.

  • Thumbnail for Mertz, Joseph Douglas
    Mertz, Joseph Douglas by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Joseph Douglas Mertz, a 1938 graduate of Ursinus College, received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1942. After two years teaching law at Dickinson Law School in Carlyle, Pennsylvania, he joined the Political Science Department at Colorado College in 1948, as assistant professor. He became associate professor and chairman of the department in 1953. He served as chairman until 1972 and retired in 1982. In addition to his faculty appointment, he also served the college as legal consultant from 1970 to 1982, and as general secretary from 1982 through 1983. He discusses the effects of McCarthyism during the Gill presidency, the growth of the Political Science Department, the effects of the Block Plan, and his work with President Worner and the Board of Trustees.

  • Thumbnail for Boyce, Wallace Campbell
    Boyce, Wallace Campbell by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Wallace Boyce was a faculty member in the Romance Languages Department at Colorado College from 1950 until his retirement in 1979. He received his B.A. from Williams, his M.A. from Middlebury, and his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1956. Before coming to Colorado College, Boyce served in the Army at Camp Carson in the 1940s, and was an intelligence officer in the European Theater in the Second World War. He also coached the Colorado College tennis team from 1953 to 1958, sang in the Colorado College choir for many years and was chairman of the Romance Languages department between 1958 and 1967.

  • Thumbnail for Fisher, Alan
    Fisher, Alan by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Alan Fisher (CC class of 1968) grew up in Wichita, Kansas attending Wichita State for one year before transferring to Colorado College in 1965. Graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1968, he served in the U.S. Army until 1971. He received a Master of Library Science in 1972 from Denver University, and a Master of Arts in Business from the University of Nebraska in 1976. He served as reference librarian at Tutt Library from 1977 to 1983. Alan describes campus life and attitudes during the late 1960's.

  • Thumbnail for Mierow, Dorothy
    Mierow, Dorothy by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Dorothy Mierow was the daughter of the late Charles C. Mierow, who was Professor of Classics at Colorado College and President of the College from 1925 to 1934. When he returned to Colorado College to reintroduce classics in the mid-fifties, Dorothy Mierow returned with him. She served as lecturer in geography in 1955 and then as curator of the Colorado College Museum from 1956 to 1962. After that time, she lived in Nepal as a Peace Corps volunteer, and later as a regular faculty member in the geography department of the Prithvi Narayan campus in Pokhara, where she established a museum library in memory of her parents. Ms. Mierow recalls life on campus during her childhood and her father's presidency including the construction of Shove Chapel, the Forestry School and many faculty members including: Albright, Drucker, Parker, Blakely, and Malone.

  • Thumbnail for Barnes, Otis Avery
    Barnes, Otis Avery by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936- , Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Otis Barnes taught chemistry at Colorado College from 1925-1962. He was active in the formation of the athletics policy at Colorado College, and also, along with his wife, endowed the Barnes Chemistry Scholarships for Colorado College chemistry majors. Barnes discusses the department, the curriculum, the faculty and the effect of WWII on the campus. He provides a brief history of the hockey program, including star players at the time and the involvement of El Pomar and the Broadmoor.

  • Thumbnail for Keener, Helen Lennox
    Keener, Helen Lennox by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Helen Lennox Keener graduated from Cutler Academy in 1913 and then from Colorado College (CC class of 1917). Mrs. Keener's family, the Lennox family, was one of the prominent pioneer families of the Pikes Peak region. With her husband, George Keener, she owned and operated for many years the Plaza Hotel (now Spencer Center) at the southwest corner of Cache la Poudre and Tejon streets. Her interview describes life at Cutler Academy and the academic and social life at Colorado College between 1913-1917.

  • Thumbnail for Sondermann, Fred A.
    Sondermann, Fred A. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Fred A. Sondermann was born in Horn, Germany, in 1923 and came to the United States in 1939. He received his B.A. from Butler University in 1949, his M.A. from Indiana University in 1950, and his Ph.D. in international relations from Yale University in 1953. Professor Sondermann was a member of the Department of Political Science from 1953 to 1978. He served as Associate Dean of the College from 1962 to 1965, and as Director of the Colorado College Symposium Series from 1963 through 1968. Actively involved in civic affairs, he served on the Colorado Springs City Planning Commission, the City Council, and the Colorado Land Use Commission.

  • Thumbnail for William Edwin and Ida Wheaton Riddle family
    William Edwin and Ida Wheaton Riddle family by Riddle, Ida Wheaton , Riddle, William Edwin

    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 73, William Edwin and Ida Wheaton Riddle family include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To My Dear Grand Children,” signed by Ida Wheaton Riddle; 4 b&w photos, “Wm Wheaton Riddle,” “Frank Harwood Riddle,” “W. E. Riddle,” “Ida Wheaton Riddle.”

  • Thumbnail for Unions - Charles G. Collais
    Unions - Charles G. Collais by Collais, Charles G.

    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 29, Unions - Charles G. Collais include: 1 b&w photo: “Charles G. Collais”; 1 11-page, handwritten letter, dated July 31, 1901, addressed “To the citizens of Colorado Springs in the year 2001,” signed by Charles G. Collais, Builder and Member of Local Union #515 Carpenters and Joiners of America.

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    Grace Church Record

    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 71, Grace Church Record include: 1 envelope addressed “To the Senior Warden of Grace Episcopal Church of Colorado Springs, Colo. in the Year 2001.”; 4 printed copies of the “Grace Church Record” Vol II, No. 9, dated August, 1901.

  • Thumbnail for Ministers in Colorado Springs - Benjamin Brewster
    Ministers in Colorado Springs - Benjamin Brewster by Brewster, Benjamin, 1860-1941

    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 69, Ministers in Colorado Springs - Benjamin Brewster include: 1 13-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, titled “A Minister’s Life in Colorado Springs.” Signed by Benjamin Brewster, Rector of Grace Church.

  • 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 Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson
    Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson by Jackson, William Sharpless, 1851-1919

    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 16, Banking in Colorado Springs - William S. Jackson include: 1 13-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “to the citizens of the City of Colorado Springs in the year 2001. Greetings:” signed by William S. Jackson, President of the El Paso County Bank; 1 1-page, typewritten document detailing the beginning of the Colorado Springs Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the El Paso National Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the Exchange National Bank; 1 printed brochure “Statement of Condition” of the First National Bank; 1 printed brochure of the Assurance Savings and Loan Association; 1 1-page, typewritten document “Semi-annual statement of the Assurance Savings and Loan.”

  • Thumbnail for Virginia Donaghe McClurg - Poems
    Virginia Donaghe McClurg - Poems by Donaghé, M. Virginia, 1858-1931

    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 43, Virginia Donaghe McClurg - Poems include: 2 handwritten sonnets by Virginia Donaghe McClurg, “Colorado 1901” and “Colorado. The Year 2000.”; 1 printed, paperbound copy of A Colorado Wreath by Virginia Donaghe McClurg, a collection of poems and illustrations; 1 reprint of an article by Virginia Donaghe McClurg, “The Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings and the Women’s Park” with photo of Mrs. McClurg.

  • Thumbnail for Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall
    Attorneys - Franklin A. Brooks and Henry C. Hall by Brooks, Franklin A. , Hall, Henry 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 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 Press of Colorado Springs - Isaac N. Stevens, Editor of Colorado Springs Gazette
    Press of Colorado Springs - Isaac N. Stevens, Editor of Colorado Springs Gazette by Stevens, Isaac N.

    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 28, Press of Colorado Springs - Isaac N. Stevens, Editor of Colorado Springs Gazette include: 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, titled “The Press of Colorado Springs.” Signed by Isaac N. Stevens, Editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette.

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    William T. Gauss family by Gauss, William 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 24, William T. Gauss family include: 1 printed article (advance sheets) “giving a complete genealogical record of the Potts family in Great Britain and America.”; 1 newspaper article from the Denver Republican, August 4, 1901, reporting the “Gauss” expedition to Antarctica; 1 25-page, handwritten document, dated August 4, 1901, giving a genealogy of the Gauss family, signed by William Theodore Gauss, grandson of Carl Friedrich Gauss.

  • Thumbnail for Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family
    Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family by Arnold, Louise Calhoun , 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 137, Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold family include: 2 brief handwritten notes, dated August 1901, addressed “To the descendants of Clarence and Louise Calhoun Arnold in the year 2000.” Unsigned; 13 b&w photos of Calhoun and Arnold family members, 4 generations, with extensive notes.

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    Oversize photographs and periodicals

    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 157, Oversize photographs and periodicals include: 1 photograph from folder #97; 2 photographs from folder #144; Photograph “Officers & Directors of CS & CC DRY; The Last Spike Trip March 23, 1901” (Jim Burns, K.R. Babbit, E.W. Giddings, H.G. Lunt, F.M. Woods, Irving Howbert, William Lennox, W.S. Stratton, A.C. Ridgeway); Photograph “Hook and Ladder Truck Decorated for Flower Carnival in front of the Old City Hall”; Photograph “General View of the City, taken 1888”; Photograph “Electric Cars of the style just introduced into our city”; FACTS Illustrated (Magazine) Vol. III #17 July 27th, 1901 Vol. II #13 January 1, 1901; The Daily Mining Record January 3, 1901 & January 31, 1901; Mining Record January 31, 1901; The Colorado Springs Gazette January 1, 1901; The Colorado Springs Gazette - Century Chest Edition August 5, 1901.

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    Myra Alline Levi by Levi, Myra Alline

    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 141, Myra Alline Levi include: 1 envelope addressed “With a loving kiss to my descendant. To my descendant nearest 10 years. That is my age.”; 1 calling card: “Myra Alline Levi”; 3 1-cent coins dated 1882, 1891, 1898.