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Lois Borland Collection: Box 2 Files 1-25

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Lois Borland Collection: Series 1, Box 2, Files 1-25

Box 2, Files 1-25: Contents

File 1 - MISCELLANEOUS (5 of 9)
File 2 - MISCELLANEOUS (6 of 9)
File 3 - MISCELLANEOUS (7 of 9)
File 4 - MISCELLANEOUS (8 of 9)
File 5 - MISCELLANEOUS (9 of 9)
File 6 - MULLIN, L.
File 7 - NEWSPAPERS (1 of 7)
File 8 - NEWSPAPERS (2 of 7)
File 9 - NEWSPAPERS (3 of 7)
File 10 - NEWSPAPERS (4 of 7)
File 11 - NEWSPAPERS (5 of 7)
File 12 - NEWSPAPERS (6 of 7)
File 13 - NEWSPAPERS (7 of 7)
File 14 - NEWSPAPER REPRINTS: Gunnison News-Champion
File 15 - OURAY (1 of 3)
File 16 - OURAY (2 of 3)
File 17 - OURAY (3 of 3)
File 18 - PACKARD, ALFRED (1 of 5)
File 19 - PACKARD, ALFRED (2 of 5)
File 20 - PACKARD, ALFRED (3 of 5)
File 21 - PACKARD, ALFRED (4 of 5)
File 22 - PACKARD, ALFRED (5 of 5)
File 23 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (1 of 4)
File 24 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (2 of 4)
File 25 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (3 of 4)

File 1 - MISCELLANEOUS (5 of 9)

Clippings:
“Early Settlements on Ohio Creek.” typed manuscript from Gunnison Review. August 14, 1880. (two copies)
Wood, Le Roy. “Fight for Fish on world’s Largest Table Mountain Deals Murder and Destruction.” The Denver Post. September 28, 1928.
“Out of the Past.” Gunnison Courier. July 31, 1955.
Francis, Charles. “Savior of Our Forests by Charles Francis.” The Sunday Denver Post. August 21, 1955. Re: Gifford Pinchot.
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
Easterly, Lewis. “Easterly Recalls Grant’s Visit.”
“Final Railroad Ride.” [additional articles].
“Ghost of Alpine Pass’ Set for Filming Here in August.” [additional articles].
“Pioneer Woman of Powerhorn Has 56 Living Descendants.” Re: Mrs. Ida Ferguson.
Phillips, J. E. “Speaking of Oil! First Drilling West of Rockies Took Place at the Head of Ohio Creek.”

File 2 - MISCELLANEOUS (6 of 9)

Correspondence:
“Gold Links Mine and Mill.” Postcard.
“The Cortland Mine.” Postcard.
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Dad was afraid that.” [notes about a freighter]. (two pages)
Notes on McGegor family. [in envelope].

File 3 - MISCELLANEOUS (7 of 9)

Clippings:
“Mr. And Mrs. W. C. Howard, Powerhorn Pioneers, to Have Golden Wedding Saturday.” Gunnison News-Champion. July 22, 1948.
“Powerhorn’s Bill Howard 90, Had New Cattle Sales Idea.” Gunnison News-Champion. February 28, 1952.
“Frontier Airlines Celebrates 10 Years of Gunnison Service.” October 14, 1956.
“Colorado U Edges DU Skiers.” Gunnison Courier. March 16, 1959.
Correspondence:
Gerhardt, Edward- Frontier Airlines to Lois Borland. January
7, 1957. [with attached pictures].
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Faith that moves Mountains.” typed manuscript. (fifteen pages)
“Forest Supervisors 1905 – 1953.” typed list. (one page)
“History of Frontier Airlines.” typed manuscript. (three pages)
Photographs:
Photograph of Frontier Airliner.
Photograph of Robert Frost.

File 4 - MISCELLANEOUS (8 of 9)

Clippings:
“Spring Creek.” April 21, 1880. [handwritten notes on newspaper article].
Herrick, David Bryan. “Toothache Pass.” Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine. January 23, 1949. Re: Marshall Pass.
“A Man of “Ideas.”
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
“Something Pulls Them Back.” June 27, 1946. Re: Collecting railroad stuff.
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Location of the South Park Depot.” typed manuscript. (one page)
“Schofield.” handwritten notes.
“There have been two smelters…” incomplete manuscript.
Various pages on railroad history of Gunnison.
Various typed notes.
Photographs:
General William J. Palmer.
Railroad Engine 268 in park.

File 5 - MISCELLANEOUS (9 of 9)

Clippings:
“Start Gunnison Gas and Water Works.” [partial article].
“Early Water and Steam Gages Recall Beginnings City Utilities.”
“Black Ox Powered Gunnison’s First Water Works.” The Gunnison Courier. [picture].
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Gunnison History of Corporations.” Typed manuscript. (three pages)
Untitled incomplete manuscript. (five pages).
Various notes.

File 6 - MULLIN, L.

Clippings:
McCanne, D. J. “D. J. McCanne Tells How Jay Gould Bought the Missouri-Pacific Railroad.” Gunnison News-Champion. May 5, 1938.
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
McCanne, D. J. “D. J. McCanne’s Tribute to Capt. Louden Mullin.” May 12, 1935.
“Capt. Louden Mullin, Promoter, Dreamer.” August 16, 1945.
Correspondence:
Mullin, Elmer to Lois Borland. January 26, 1956. Re: Mullin.
Mullin, Elmer to Lois Borland. June 30, 1956. Re: Mullin.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Assorted notes on Loudon Mullen.

File 7 - NEWSPAPERS (1 of 7)

Clippings:
Gunnison Daily Review. July 3/4, 1882. [complete paper].
“Attention! Voters and Taxpayers.” 1884.
“Early Gunnison Editors Were Varied Lot.”
“Early Papers of the Gunnison Country.” Gunnison News-Champion.
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
Phillips, J. E. “Starting of Early-Day Newspaper In Gunnison Region Brought To Mind by This Interesting Article.” September 1936. (2 copies)
Phillips, J. E. “How Newspapers of the Gunnison Region Were Started.” April 6, 1939. (2 copies)
Adams, C. E. “Charley Adams Sets Record Straight About Early Day Papers.” May 4, 1939.
“Sixty Years of Progress- Gunnison News started April 17, 1880.” May 16, 1940.
Winters, Agnes M. “Old Press In N-C Office Junked to Shoot Japrats.” October 14, 1943.
Manuscripts and Notes:
[List of local Colorado papers in the Kansas State Historical Society Notes on Henry Lake].

File 8 - NEWSPAPERS (2 of 7)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Register of Visitors at the Gunnison Review Office May 1880 – 1881.

File 9 - NEWSPAPERS (3 of 7)

Clippings:
Phillips, J. E. “J. E. Phillips Recites Interesting History of the Elk Mountain Pilot.” Gunnison News-Champion. November 23, 1939.
Ruth, Kent. “Gunnison Can and Should Mean More than Fish.” Daily Oklahoman. July 7, 1958.
Newspapers:
Gunnison News-Champion. June 9, 1932 (complete paper)
Gunnison News-Champion. June 2, 1960 (complete paper)

File 10 - NEWSPAPERS (4 of 7)

Newspapers:
75th ANNIVERSARY EDITION. Gunnison News-Champion. April 1, 1932. [complete paper].

File 11 - NEWSPAPERS (5 of 7)

Clippings:
Deering, M. A. (as told to Ann Hoffman). “It Was A Long Trek West in Those Days” The Gunnison Courier. February 13, 1947.
Gunnison News-Champion. February 5, 1948.
“How Well Do You Know Gunnison County.” The Gunnison Courier. September 25, 1955.
Spencer, Alice Starbuck. “News-Champion Enters 70th Year of Continuous Publication.” Gunnison News-Champion. January 6, 1949.
Borland, Lois. “The Razing of Masonic Hall Leaves Few Landmarks Here.” Gunnison News-Champion. May 9, 1956.

File 12 - NEWSPAPERS (6 of 7)

Gunnison News-Champion. January 6, 1949. [second section]. (3 copies)

File 13 - NEWSPAPERS (7 of 7)

Clippings:
“Pioneer Days A Delightful Occasion in Gunnison.” Gunnison News-Champion. February 2, 1906.
Owen, Margaret. “Robert Frost, Distinguished Poet, Has Quiet, Friendly Personality.” The Gunnison Republican. August 6, 1931.
“Looking Back at the Early Cowmen.” April 1945.
Newspapers:
The Gunnison Courier. July 18, 1935.
Gunnison News-Champion. August 28, 1947. [complete paper].

File 14 - NEWSPAPER REPRINTS: Gunnison News-Champion:

Clippings:
“Editorial – Destruction of Timber.” The Occident. July 5, 1879.
“Celebrate Christmas Day of Half Century Ago.” Gunnison News-Champion. December 29, 1922.
“Files of Old Denver Papers Recall Gunnison Ute Scare.” Gunnison News-Champion. November 16, 1923.
“Letter to the Editor, Ed Teachout.”  Gunnison News-Champion. March 10, 1924.
“Tin Cup Will Profit by Taylor Park Road.” Gunnison News-Champion. October 24, 1924.
Herrick, D. B. “Gunnison County’s First Newspaper Published in Old Camp of Hillerton.” Gunnison News-Champion. November 12, 1925.
“Attempted Murder of Ouray.” Gunnison News-Champion. May 16, 1929.
“Phone Line to Taylor Park is on the Boards.” Gunnison News-Champion. May 16, 1929.
“Was Pioneer of Our Valley in Year 1879 – Harry W. Teachout (died).” Gunnison News-Champion. November 14, 1929.
“How General Grant Drove Mule Team Down Ohio Creek.” Gunnison News-Champion. March 13, 1930.
Nichols, J. Clayton. “Cochetopa Shorty and Side Lights on Mining Days of 1880 Related.” Gunnison News-Champion. September 2, 1930.
Rockwell, Wilson. “Diamond Joe’s Protégé; Early Days of the North Fork and Crystal Creek County.”Gunnison News-Champion. February 10, 1931.
Phillips, J. E. “Successful Men Who Started their Careers In Gunnison County.” Gunnison News-Champion. April 9, 1931.
[Picture]. “How Main Street Looked in 1884.” Gunnison News-Champion. July 10, 1931.
[Picture].“Main Street of Gunnison Looking North in 1882.” Gunnison News-Champion. July 10, 1931.
Root, George A. “Excerpts From ‘White Pine And District of Tomichi’.” The Gunnison News-Champion. July, 11, 1935.
“Sheep Replacing Cattle in area, Report Shows.” The Gunnison Courier. December 10, 1936.
Rockwell, Wilson. “Cow Land Aristocrats of the North Fork.”  Gunnison News-Champion. November 18, 1937.
Patterson, P. B. “On Old Alpine Pass.” RAILROAD MAGAZINE. February 1, 1938.
“Black Mesa Road Construction Job Ready to Start.” Gunnison News-Champion. April 1, 1948.
“Contract on Bridge Across East River at Cement Creek Let.”  Gunnison News-Champion. April 1, 1948.
“Reforestation Project on Curecant Creek Slated for this Summer.”  Gunnison News-Champion. April 1, 1948.
“Fortenberry to Help with Beetle Problem Black Hills Forest.”  Gunnison News-Champion. April 28, 1948.
“Action Asked to Secure Oil-Coal Setup.” Gunnison Courier. March 10, 1949.
“Case Praises Thornton and Smith.” Gunnison Courier. March 10, 1949.
“Thirteen Represent Gunnison County in State Plan Meeting.” The Gunnison Courier. March 10, 1949.
“Gunnison County Tops ‘em All in Forest Revenue.”  Gunnison Courier. March 17, 1949.
Ball, Ray. “Letters to the Editor.”  Gunnison News-Champion. March 24, 1949.
Grover, George. “Colorado Wild-Life-Lines.”  Gunnison News-Champion.
Correspondence:
Mumey, Nolie to Gunnison National Forest. August 6, 1953.

File 15 - OURAY (1 of 3)

Clippings:
Hall, Frank. “History of Ouray County.” Ouray Co. Herald. July 13, 1951.
Griffiths, Mel. “White Terror at Camp Bird.” The Denver Post-Empire Magazine.
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Day of The Solid Muldoon.” March 12, 1954. (one page)
Borland, Lois. “On the Stroke of Eleven, Lois Borland.” (nine pages)
“Dave Day, Essence of Western Journalism.” (fifteen pages)

File 16 - OURAY (2 of 3)

Clippings:
Woods. “Early Settlers in Ouray.” Ouray Times. December 31, 1881. (two copies)
Manuscripts and Notes:
“The Toll Road to Ouray, 1877.” typed manuscript.
Booklet on Ouray. (four pages)
Notes on Ouray.
Picture of “Jucture Rock.” Walker Art Studios.

File 17 - OURAY (3 of 3)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten notes.

File 18 - PACKARD, ALFRED (1 of 5)

Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
“Packard Case Recalled at Canon City.” April 8, 1943.
Correspondence:
Stephenson, C. to Lois Borland. September 13, 1948.
Eddy, Henry Howard- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Lois Borland. February 9, 1951. Re: Alfred Packard.
Bergin, Wm.- Department of the Army to Lois Borland. June 6, 1951. Re: Service record of Alfred Packard.
Ferguson, Jessica- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Lois Borland, October 25, 1951. Re: Alfred Packard.
Herron, Oscar to Lois Borland. February 4, 1952. Re: Service record of Alfred Packer.
Postcard. General Serves Administration. August 19, 1955. Re: history of Packard in Civil War.
Borland, Lois to National Archives. September 12, 1955.
Postcard. General Serves Administration. September 19, 1955. Re: history of Packard in Civil War.
Borland, Lois to Pension Department. Re: Information on Packard as Civil War Veteran.
General Services Administration – Report on search of Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files – for Alfred Packer.
State of Iowa – Military Service Certificate for Alfred Packard.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Grand Jury Indictment– Alfred Packard. April 1883.
Trial notes for Alfred Packard’s second trial.

File 19 - PACKARD, ALFRED (2 of 5)

Pictures:
Picture of Packard. [8” X 10”].
Negatives. [unidentified building].
Manuscripts and Notes:
“The Man-eater.” [Story of Alfred Packard, as told by Alonzo Hartman].

File 20 - PACKARD, ALFRED (3 of 5)

Clippings:
Delaney, Ted. “Cashing in on Alfred Packer is all but Consuming Lake City.” Glenwood Springs Post. May 28, 1989.
Barr, Lois. “Alfred Packer isn’t the only reason to visit Lake City.” Rocky Mountain. June 18, 1989.
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Episode 4.” handwritten notes.

File 21 - PACKARD, ALFRED (4 of 5)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Partial typed transcript of Alfred Packard’s trial.

File 22 - PACKARD, ALFRED (5 of 5)

Manuscripts and Notes:
“The Man Eater of Colorado.” typed manuscript.
Typed copy of Packard’s sentence at his first trial.
Copy of District court records – People vs. Alfred Packard.
Notes from first trial at Lake City.

File 23 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (1 of 4)

Clippings:
“Pioneer Society Lists a Great Number Early Day Residents.” August 28, 1947. Gunnison News-Champion.
“Henry F. Lake, Jr., Pioneer Editor, Dies Monday.” February 5, 1948. The Courier. (two copies)
Layton, Mike. “Susie Mitchell Helped Build Cochetopa-Doyleville Area from Indian Land to Ranches.”The News Champion Press. August 31, 1950.
Milner, Mrs. Ethel. “Grave Site Still Unknown; Marker Was for Pioneer Lady.” The Courier. August 20, 1953.
Lotrich, Victor Francis. Obituary. 1956.
Steinbeck, Anne. “Uncle Tom Stevens, Pioneer Cowman, Observes Birthday.” April 24, 1958. (two copies)
Foster, Walley. “Uncle Frank Eilebrecht, 88, Walked Into Gunnison in 1888.” The Gunnison News-Champion.
McClintock, Merle. “Mrs. Frank E. Dean Died at Her Home This Morning Following Stroke Friday.” The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, Colorado.
Phillips, J. E. “Gunnison Editor In Early-Days Now Famous.” The News-Champion. [article on Burlingame Johnson].
Various notes and articles on Sheriff Shores.
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
Fisher, Mrs. S. C. Handwritten copy of article from Gunnison News-Champion. July 15, 1910. [additional notes on Gunnison].
Phillips, J. E. “California Friends of T. J. Thompson Attend his Funeral.” July 1936.
“Pioneers Held First Annual Dinner.” July 20, 1939.
“Grim Reaper Takes Another Long-time Resident, Mrs. Osborne.” April 24, 1941.
“Death of Mrs. John Gratton Saddens Gunnison Friends.” November 20, 1941.
“Two Captain Gunnisons Serve Country and Bulk Large in History of Our Region.” August 26, 1943.
“Dinner May 26 Honoring Miss Lucy Spicer Who is Retiring After 33 Years at Western State.” May 18, 1944.
“E.M. Nurse, Prominent Attorney and Civic Leader, Died May 13.” May 18, 1944.
“County is Saddened by the Death of Goe. Sullivan, Dentist, Prominent Citizen.” October. 19,1944.
“Dr. Cummings Rounds Out Fifty Years Practice of Medicine.” June 7, 1954.
Correspondence:
Root, George- Kansas State Historical Society to Lois Borland. March 27, 1944.
Smith, Virginia to Lois Borland. January 6, 1949.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Notes on E. C. Teachout and John Wilt of Ohio Creek from Gunnison Democrat Review, Oct. 12, 1881.
Note on Shavers.[came to Gunnison May 12, 1882. First of President Lincoln’s body guards].
Various notes on early Gunnison residents.

File 24 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (2 of 4)

Clippings:
Foster, Jack. “Shores Survives Bloody West and Lives Now in His Memories.”
Manuscripts and Notes:
“First Families.” typed manuscript. (two copies)
Memo of discussion with Mrs. O. H. Ellison and Anna Jewell. Re: Ellison burned Shores papers.
Various notes on G. S. Jayne.

File 25 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (3 of 4)

Clippings - Reprint from Gunnison News Champion
Shackleford, Judge Sprigg. “Summons Comes to Henry F. Lake At His Home In Gunnison At 9:30, September 4, 1919.” September 5, 1919.
Phillips, J. E. “J. E. Phillips Writes of Activities of Pioneers who have Moved Away.” June 1936.
“Henry Crooks, Pioneer Of 1877, Dies At 78 Years.” March 23, 1939.
“Gunnison Pioneer Dies Tuesday [Herman Eilebrecht].” December 14, 1939.
“Frank Tuttle Dies In Crawford.” February 20, 1940.
“Mrs. Abbie Mergelman, Died Suddenly Tuesday.” 1941.
“Mrs. Boyd Tyrer Passes Away Suddenly Sept. 6.” September 12, 1941.
“S. J. Miller, Prominent Business Man, Passes Away Tuesday.” December 18, 1941.
“Death Claims Mrs. Alice Eastman, Respected Resident of Gunnison.” March 12, 1942.
Freeman, Margaret. “Three First Sheriffs of Gunnison County.” September 3, 1942.
Phillips, J. E. “Recollections of Early Days In Delaware and Colorado.” September 17, 1942.
Davis, Theo. “Early Day Experiences of Theodore Davis.” March 18, 1943.
“Lewis H. Easterly, G.A.R. Veteran, Dies Sunday.” July 29, 1943.
McKee, W. W. “Picturesque Happenings of Early Eighties Retold by W. W. McKee.” October 21, 1943.
“S. P. Spencer Dies at 85.” December 30, 1943.
“Mrs. Webster Dies Prominent Here Nearly 60 Years.” July 13, 1944.
“Mrs. Margaret Miller, Pioneer Resident, dies Monday Morning.” August 24, 1944.
“D. C. Baker, Pioneer On Lake Fork, Dies At. Compton.” September 28, 1944.
“Frederick Brown, Gunnison Pioneer, Dies Tuesday Morning.” October 12, 1944.
“Funeral Services for J. Frank Grubb, Prominent Rancher and Business Man.” November 30, 1944.
“Last Rites for Myra Ronald Moor, A Leading Citizen.” March 29, 1945.
“Funeral Services for Margaret Bain, Resident 3 Decades.” June 7, 1945.
“Community Will Miss Ben F. Wright; Buried Saturday.” August 2, 1945.
“Pioneer Woman of Powderhorn Has 56 Living Descendants- Mrs. Ida Ferguson.”
Philips, J. E. “Phillips Adds Number of Names To List of Early Day Attorneys In the Gunnison Country.”
Phillips, J. E. “When Snowshoeing Was All the Rage In Gunnison Fifty-Five Years Ago.”
Correspondence:
Thomas, Louis to W. W. McKee. September 16, 1946.

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