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    Kirby, Ruby Lucile Rector by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Ruby Kirby's parents (sister is Leona Rector Hinricks) came to the Rangely area in 1898-99. They had three children, Ruby (born in 1902), Leona, and a son. Ruby talks about Ute Indians who visited the ranch. And she describes: home remedies, chores, play, and riding horses. The children had tutors at home and also spent winters in Grand Junction for school. Ruby describes activities at the ranch during their teenage years: house work, horses, picnics, dances, and the family band. She and her sister went to Western State College. Ruby worked in San Francisco for three years in 1927 and then returned home. She married Russel Dare in 1936, but he was shot in front of the Rangely store by a "squatter" when she was eight months pregnant. After having her daughter, she soon married Albert Kirby, a local rancher. They continued to ranch in the area until Albert died two years prior to this interview, but Ruby's daughter and family live on the ranch and she continues to move between summer and winter ranches. Ruby died in 1995.

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    Deaver, Velma Burdick by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Velma's parents came to the Meeker area in1896 where she was born December 31, 1901. Her mother had eleven children and Velma was the oldest girl. They lived on ranches where her father worked. She remembers: walking a mile to school in the winter, inside chores, outside chores, haying, care for animals, clothing, play, puberty, Christmas, and the Mormon religion in her family. She talks about her mother's births at home. Velma gives details about: washing and ironing, attending rural schools, and high school in Meeker. She went to Western State College for 2 1/2 years and then began teaching. She continued college during the summers. Velma married Hoyt Deaver at twenty-five and continued teaching while her husband worked on ranches and in coal mines. They lived in Rangely and Craig and had one child. She talks about enjoying her teaching career. Velma died in 1999.

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    Hoth, Jayne White by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Jayne was born at home in Sunbeam, Colorado in 1918. Her grandmother, Sarah Farrell, came to the Sunbeam area to homestead as a single woman in 1887 from Ohio. She came at age thirty-two because she hadn't married and was considered a failure. She married a cowboy in 1890. Sarah was a practical nurse and delivered many babies in this remote area. Jayne tells stories of her grandmother and mother living on the homestead: home remedies, dances, food, outside work, and isolation in the winter. Jayne talks about her own childhood as a "tomboy." When she started school she went to a rural school and then moved to Denver to live with her grandparents. She returned to the Maybell area in 1944 at age twenty-six with one son and divorced. She married again to Carl E. "Mike" Hoth, and lived on ranches where her husband worked. Jayne cooked for the ranch hands and also worked outside with her husband. They had three children. Jayne talks about: ranch life, hobbies, and clubs. Jayne died in 1989.

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    Campbell, Esther Anderson (Chandler) by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Esther was born in Harmony, Minnesota in 1899. She came to teach in the Skull Creek School from Denver when she was twenty-two. She boarded with a family who lived near the school. She soon married a local cowboy, Duard Campbell, and moved into his mother's homestead dugout cabin, which she describes. She continued teaching until retirement. They later moved to Brown's Park and raised cattle. Esther had one child who lived in Denver with her mother until he was school age because she had to teach. She talks about: hard winters, living conditions, social gatherings, school programs, isolated rural schools, the Home Demonstration Club, Freddie Blevins, June Sweeney, her husband's home duties, and Ute Indians. Esther died in 1995.

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    Chrisler, Ethel La Kamp by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Ethel's father came to the White River area in 1883 and her mother arrived in 1900 from Iowa for her health. Ethel was born in 1904 and grew up on ranches on the White River. She talks about: household chores, outdoor chores, hard winters; transportation; rural school; flu of 1918; home remedies; clothing; community life. She worked on a ranch after eighth grade until attending business college at nineteen. She married Tim Chrisler at twenty-two and lived on various ranches where her husband worked. They had two children. She talks about: coal/wood stoves, gas lamps, food storage, quilting groups, and church. They later owned a motel in Meeker. Ethel died in 1995.

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    Rawlinson, Hilda M. Shelton Fickle by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Hilda's parents homesteaded in Dry Lake, fifteen miles south of Maybell in 1916. They lived in a rented house, a tent, and a dugout before they built the homestead. They also homesteaded a second time on Wolf Mountain, further south on Price Creek. Hilda talks about: grubbing sage brush, building the school, homeschooling, description of the dugout, and hauling water. She describes the 1918 flu, death, and burial. She talks about the outside work she did as the oldest girl: building fence, herding cows, breaking horses, plowing fields, mowing and pitching hay. She also describes: types of clothing, transportation, play, dances in Maybell, doctors, pregnancy, births, medical issues, and home remedies. She worked as a maternity helper from age fifteen to eighteen, and then worked at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction until she married at age twenty. They went to California to work on a fruit farm until the depression and then returned to Price Creek to buy a ranch. She talks about difficult years with lack of water, loss of animals, and Home Demonstration clubs. They had one child. Hilda enjoyed painting with oils. Hilda died in 2001.

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    Jones, Margaret Tagert by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Margaret's mother, Fannie Wear, came to northwestern Colorado in about 1889, first settling at Juniper Springs, near the Lay stockade. Margaret talks about: her mother's experience with the river (Bear/Yampa), supply trips to Wyoming, Ute Indians, dangerous pregnancies and births, and birth control. Margaret talks about her life in Meeker. She was the only girl with four brothers and her mother was in poor health. She did many of the household chores and took care of her younger brother. Her older brothers had no responsibilities at home, but worked on ranches from age twelve on. Margaret describes life on the homestead where they lived in the summer. She talks about: play, cooking, school, working, puberty - herself and earlier generations, and travel outside northwestern Colorado. She also talks about serious illness and other medical issues. She describes: attitudes towards divorce, working married women, and the advantages of the homemaker role. Margaret earned a B.S. at Colo. State Univ. and taught high school in Craig for a year before marrying Hugh A Jones in Craig. She had two daughters. Margaret died in 1999.

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    Lyons, Iris Self by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Iris's parents came from Georgia to Spring Gulch, two miles north of Williams Fork in Moffat County in 1914 with seven children. Iris was born in 1905. The nearest neighbor was 5 miles away. Her father had a college education and taught at the Wattle Creek school and was also a preacher. Her mother found life much harder than in Georgia. Iris describes life on the homestead: garden, cows, wheat, deer, hogs, clothing, play, puberty, and the one room school. For high school the children stayed in a rented house in Craig while their parents stayed on the ranch. Iris was interested in science and wanted to be a nurse. She went to Denver General Hospital for nurses training after high school. She describes some early nursing techniques and home remedies. Iris came home to marry Wayne Lyons and they lived on the Lyon's family homestead in Breeze Basin in 1930 and had four children. She worked as a nurse when she was needed. At one point they would have closed the Hayden hospital if not for her. Later she worked at the Craig hospital. Iris died in 1999.

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    Savage, Rosamay Hodges by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Rosamay was born in 1898 on a ranch near Juniper Springs. Her mother, Bell, lived as a young woman in Maybell and the town may have been named after her and her sister, May. Rosamay's father was the foreman on the K-Diamond Ranch and there were no nearby neighbors. She and her sister rode horses and played with dolls. After her father died, they moved to Maybell where her mother owned a drugstore. She describes visiting an Indian camp at Cross Mountain. Rosamay also talks about: clothing for school, riding, home remedies, and dances. Her education ended after one year in high school for financial reasons. She later went to business college and worked for three years before marrying. Her husband, George Savage, was the chief of police in Boulder, Colorado. When he retired they bought a ranch near Rangely and she joined the Home Demonstration Club. She had no children. She enjoyed textile painting and quilting. Rosamay died in 1993.

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    James, Minnie Louise Eberle by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Minnie came to Craig in 1910 with her family when she was fourteen. They lived on a ranch near Craig until they moved to their homestead south of Craig. There were nine children and Minnie was the oldest girl, responsible for many of the household and babysitting chores. She talks about: hauling water from the river, cooking on the coal stove, the cattle/sheep wars, clothing, play, school, and taking care of her sick mother. Minnie boarded in town for high school and talks about activities. She had one year of college and took the state teacher's exam. She then taught in a rural school but didn't like teaching. Minnie moved to California with a friend and went to a business college. She worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for a time and then returned to Craig in 1941. She married Lewis James and moved to the James ranch. Her husband died a year and a half later of pneumonia. She moved back into Craig and worked as a secretary/bookkeeper until retirement. Minnie died in 1989.

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    Kenney, Glee Cloward by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    When she was eight years old, Glee came to the Rangely area with her father and two siblings (1921?). Her mother had just died of diabetes. Her father had worked in the coal mines in Winterquarters, Utah where Glee was born in 1913. Her father leased a ranch near Rangely where he felt he could take better care of the three children. She describes: household chores, winter activities, dances, school, puberty, and clothing. Glee also describes the town of Rangely and what staples her family bought at the one store. She talks about their food sources: meat from cows, and hunting. Glee married Lester Kenney at seventeen and lived on several ranches owned by her husband's father in the Rangely area. She had three children and went to Vernal, Utah and Grand Junction, Colorado for their births. She describes the small school in Rangely (twelve children) that had teachers who boarded with local families. Glee died in 2000.

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    Manitou, Colorado by Kriger, John W. , Frowine, Aileen Nutten

    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 11, Manitou, Colorado include: 1 b&w photo: “Mexican and Indian Museum, Manitou, Colo.”; 1 hand-tinted photo: “The Cliff House and Soda Springs, Manitou, Colo.”; 1 hand-tinted photo: “Manitou, Colo. about 1900”; 1 b&w photo: “Interior of A. M. Nilson’s Grocery Store, 108 Canon Ave.”; 1 reprinted b&w photo, a panoramic view of Manitou, Colo.; 1 b&w photo: “Aileen Nutten Frowine”; 1 9-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, signed by Aileen Nutten Frowine; 1 envelope marked “Manitou Tourist Season, 1901”; 1 8-page, handwritten document, undated, titled “Some Phases of the Government of the Town of Manitou in the year 1901” signed by John W. Kriger, Town Attorney; 2 issues of the Manitou Springs Journal, dated June 20, 1901 and July 30, 1901; 1 printed poster “The Growth of the Cliff House in 25 Years.”

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    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.)

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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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    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).”

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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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    Social life - Elizabeth Cass Goddard by Goddard, Elizabeth Cass

    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 13, Social life - Elizabeth Cass Goddard include: 1 b&w photo: “Elizabeth Cass Goddard (Mrs. Francis W. Goddard)”; 1 11-page, handwritten letter, dated July 27, 1901, addressed “My dear Twenty-First Century Women,” signed by Elizabeth Cass Goddard.

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    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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    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.”

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    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.”

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    City Water Supply - E. A. Sawyer by Sawyer, Edwin 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 8, City Water Supply - E. A. Sawyer include: 1 14-page, handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1901, signed by Edwin A. Sawyer of Sawyer and Garstin, Civil and Mining Engineers; 1 envelope marked “For the ‘Century Chest,’ the City’s Present Water Supply, by E. A. Sawyer.”

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    Colorado Springs Public Library - Susan T. Dunbar by Dunbar, Susan T., 1849-1904

    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 18, Colorado Springs Public Library - Susan T. Dunbar include: 1 12-page, handwritten letter, dated July 31, 1901, addressed “To the Librarian and Friends of the Public Library of Colorado Springs in A. D. 2001, Greetings:” signed by Susan Teel Dunbar, Librarian of the Colo. Spgs. Public Library; 1 printed 1-cent postcard overdue notice; 1 printed 1-cent postcard book availability notice; 1 printed form: reference for library card application; 1 printed form-describing library borrowing policies; 1 printed library card; 1 printed form: “Seven Day Book. Cannot be renewed.”; 6 b&w photos: “Susan T. Dunbar” “Colorado Springs Public Library, 1901” “Interior of Colorado Springs Public Library and Reading Room” “Emma Hayward Eldredge” “Miss Adele L. Kniest” “Anna M. Rohl”; 1 paperbound book, Anemones: A Story from Pikes Peak by Susan T. Dunbar; 1 clothbound book, Looking Backward 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy with library card set.

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    Art in Colorado Springs - Mary A. Bartow by Bartow, Mary 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 50, Art in Colorado Springs - Mary A. Bartow include: 1 b&w photo “Mary A. Bartow”; 1 2-page, typewritten list, “Partial List of Paintings Now in the Collection of Louis R. Ehrich,1700 North Cascade Avenue”; 1 26-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, signed by Mary A. Bartow (Art in Colorado Springs); 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, “addenda” to letter above, signed by Alfred Bartow; 1 copy of Colorado Springs Gazette article, “The Late Harvey B. Young, a Painter of Life in Mountain and Plain: His Legacy to the World of Art” by Mary A. Bartow.

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    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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    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.”