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    Jeffries, Karl by Wallace, Andrew

    Karl Jeffries came to Colorado College from a small town in Southern Colorado in 1987 and graduated in 1991. He was diagnosed with HIV shortly after graduation and now lives in Berkeley, California with his partner and two kids. Karl was interviewed for the LGBT Oral History project during his visit for homecoming weekend on October 16, 2011.

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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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    Dunn, Ellen Marie Dalrymple by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Ellen was born in Lipol(?) New Mexico on September 6, 1907. Her parents had twelve children. Her father had a stroke shortly after they moved to Meeker in hopes of buying a ranch. Soon they moved to Rifle where the older brothers and sisters, including Ellen, worked to support the family (drugstore clerk, babysitting). She talks about reading, home remedies, illness, education, and puberty. Ellen married Phil Dunn at twenty-three. Her husband worked for the Colorado State Highway Dept. They moved all over the state as roads were built. She describes: rustic housing, cooking, cold winters, road crew communities, and moving often. She lived in Rangely in a tent for a time during the oil boom. She describes the community and the building of the roads. They finally settled in Grand Junction where her husband worked in the pipe business. She describes: women's clubs, activities, marriage, divorce, and working. Ellen died in 1989.

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    Crawford, Ethelyn Whalin by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Ethelyn was born in Thornberg, Rio Blanco County in 1913. In her early years, Ethelyn grew up on a ranch on Wilson Creek near Meeker. There were eight children in the family. Her mother taught the children at home until they started school in Meeker. She also attended the Axial School for one year. She talks about many childhood memories of play, home, daily activities, and clothing. As a teen ager she talks about: puberty, dances, clubs, poetry, epilepsy, and travel to California. Ethelyn married at twenty-one and later divorced. Ethelyn had two children. She later married twice. She worked "between marriages" as a real estate broker and business administrator. Ethelyn talks about how she arranged for child care and about women's clubs in Meeker. Ethelyn died in 2001.

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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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    Eberle, Janet Mortimer by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Janet was born in Kersey, Colorado on February 11, 1911. She came to the Craig area in 1918 with her parents, as an only child. They lived on her grandfather's ranch on Little Bear, for three years. They moved to various rural schools where her mother taught and her father helped at the school and worked at odd jobs. Then they filed on a homestead in 1925 and Janet's mother continued to teach in rural schools. Janet talks about: women being able to support themselves, homestead work, home schooling, clothing, puberty, play as a "tomboy", and play with sleds and skis. Janet describes: the homestead cabin, cooking, food preservation, sleeping with quilts and flat irons, lack of illness, health concerns in her rural community, death of neighbor from self abortion, and care of the deceased. She talks about: Craig high school activities, college, and her own teaching in rural schools. She married Ernest at twenty-six and had two children in her mid-thirties. Their home was in Hamilton on a ranch, where she served as census enumerator and Moffat County Superintendent of Schools.

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    Parks, Nellie Warren by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Nellie's parents came to Meeker in 1882 and she was born in 1893. She had four sisters and brothers. Their ranch was fourteen miles from Meeker. She remembers milking seventeen cows and selling the butter in Meeker, helping her father in the potato field and her mother in the kitchen, and loading hay with a buck rake (which is when they had to switch from wearing skirts to pants). Nellie remembers the visits of Ute Indians to their ranch looking for coffee and sugar. She talks about the rural school in the summer and the teacher who boarded with them. Nellie describes: home remedies, family injuries, the flu of 1918, and diseases. As a teenager she worked at home and did some work for other families until she married. When she married, she and her husband, George Parks, worked on several ranches and raised six children. She worked outside and inside and talks about those activities. She describes a difficult childbirth and a "damaged" child because of birthing conditions. She talks about: early dresses, later clothing, and caring for her children. Nellie died in 1985.

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    Woolley, Estel Aicher by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Estel's father came to the Meeker area in about 1888, and her mother came in 1898 to visit her sister. They married and lived on the homestead on Flag Creek. Estel was the only child. She describes her mother's life on the ranch. Estel wasn't expected to do any of the work. She talks about: riding her horse to school in very cold winters, play with neighbors, home remedies, puberty, and sports in school. Her parents bought a ranch in Grand Junction where Estel attended high school. She also went high school in Denver. She went to Business College in Grand Junction and then returned to Meeker to work in the County Clerk's office, where she worked for several years. Estel married a man from Craig, Raymond "Ray" Woolley, but they eventually settled in Meeker where she had two daughters. She talks about: childbirth and aftercare. While she worked, her mother did her housework and ironing, and cooked for her in-laws. Estel also talks about surgery in homes - her father drove the doctor to country appointments and administered ether. Estel died in 1990.

  • Thumbnail for Smith, Wilma Gertrude Crawford
    Smith, Wilma Gertrude Crawford by Jones-Eddy, Julie

    Wilma's father arrived in the Meeker area to homestead in 1885. Her mother arrived in a covered wagon with her sister. She remembers coming to town on a sled for the mail. She talks about her life on the ranch: play, work inside and outside, clothing, and washing clothes. And she describes a typical day's activities. She attended a winter rural school 1 1/2 miles away. She talks about dances, sleigh rides, and ice skating. Wilma liked to play baseball - she was the catcher. She talks about the first automobiles, which they had to put up on blocks in the winter. Wilma went to college at the University of Colorado at Boulder for two years, taking French, physics, and English. Then she married and had one child. Her husband died in an accident when her daughter was two years old. She lived with her mother in Meeker and worked at various jobs (housecleaning, babysitting, as a clerk, in a laundry, and in a garage). Wilma died in 1993.

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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 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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    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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    Slang of the day - D. Russ Wood by Wood, D. Russ

    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 35, Slang of the day - D. Russ Wood include: 1 7-page, typewritten article “The Slang of the Day,” dated August 3, 1901, written by D. Russ Wood.

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

    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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    Fashions - Mrs. Henry McAllister, Jr. by McAllister, Phebe Ketcham

    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 53, Fashions - Mrs. Henry McAllister, Jr. include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, titled “Fashions of To-day,” signed by Phebe Ketcham McAllister; 1 printed program of the Anne Hathaway Shakespeare Club for the year 1901; 27 b&w photos, unidentified, illustrating women’s and children’s fashions; 6 b&w photos, all marked “Young ladies representing characters in ‘Cranford’ at a benefit entertainment”; 1 envelope containing representative fabric scraps, addressed “Fashions of Today. August 4, 1901. Mrs. Henry McAllister, Jr.”; 1 handwritten note acknowledging Giddings Bros. Dry Goods and Madame Fraser, Dressmaker for their contributions; 10 fashion plates, b&w and color.

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    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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    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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    Associated Charities - Edward Evans-Carrington by Evans-Carrington, Edward

    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 5, Associated Charities - Edward Evans-Carrington include: 1 23-page, handwritten letter, dated July 29, 1901, addressed “To the Citizens of Colorado Springs of the Twenty First Century, Greeting:” signed by Edward Evans-Carrington, Secretary and Manager for the Office of Associated Charities; 1 business card: “Rev. E. Evans-Carrington”; 1 b&w photo: “Portrait of Rev. Edward Evans-Carrington”; 1 1-page, typewritten letter of recommendation for Evans-Carrington, signed by Theodore P. Day, President of Day Realty and Investment Co.; 1 printed form: “Daily Register of Applications”; 1 printed record card; 1 printed copy of “Report of the First Annual Meeting” October 9, 1899; 1 printed copy of “Report of the Second Annual Meeting” October 15, 1900.

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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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    Parks in Colorado Springs - Edgar T. Ensign by Ensign, Edgar 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 44, Parks in Colorado Springs - Edgar T. Ensign include: 1 5-page, handwritten article, “Public Parks and Parkways in Colorado Springs, Colo.” by Edgar T. Ensign, signed; 1 envelope addressed with title above and quotation from Sir Walter Scott, “Jock, when ye hae naething else to do, ye may be sticking in a tree; it will be growing, Jock, when ye’re sleeping.”

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    Colorado College Department of Chemistry - Professor William Strieby by Strieby, William, 1852-1920

    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 65, Colorado College Department of Chemistry - Professor William Strieby include: 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “My Dear Sir and Successor,” signed by William Streiby (Chemistry Professor at Colorado College); 1 envelope addressed to “The Head of the Department of Chemistry. Colorado College.”

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    Henry H. and Elizabeth Latshaw Cooper by Cooper, Elizabeth Latshaw , Cooper, Henry H.

    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 91, Henry H. and Elizabeth Latshaw Cooper include: 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “To the decendents of H. H. Cooper and Elizabeth Latshaw Cooper,” signed by Henry H. Cooper.

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    Girls at Colorado College - Ella Graber & Lillian May Johnson by Graber, Ella Lorna , Johnson, Lillian May

    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 76, Girls at Colorado College - Ella Graber & Lillian May Johnson include: 1 b&w photo “Ella Lorna Graber, age twenty years”; 1 14-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Girls of Colorado College in the Year Two Thousand, Greeting:” signed by Ella Lorna Graber, for the Colorado College Girls of nineteen hundred and one.”; 1 3-page, handwritten letter, dated August 3, 1901, addressed “To the Athletic Maidens of a Century Hence:” signed Lillian May Johnson, Member Colorado College Basketball Team 1896-1900.”

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    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.