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Lois Borland Collection: Box 2 Files 26-50

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Lois Borland Collection: Series 1, Box 2, Files 26-50

Box 2, Files 26-50: Contents

File 26 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (4 of 4)
File 27 - PICTURES
File 28 - PITKIN
File 29 - POSTERS ( 1 of 4)
File 30 - POSTERS ( 2 of 4)
File 31 - POSTERS ( 3 of 4)
File 32 - POSTERS ( 4 of 4)
File 33 - RAILROADS ( 1 of 3)
File 34 - RAILROADS ( 2 of 3)
File 35 - RAILROADS ( 3 of 3)
File 36 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER ( 1 of 5)
File 37 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (2 of 5)
File 38 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (3 of 5)
File 39 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (4 of 5)
File 40 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (5 of 5)
File 41 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER - Original documents
File 42 - SAGUACHE
File 43 - SALIDA
File 44 - SAN JUAN
File 45 - SCHOOLS (1 of 4)
File 46 - SCHOOLS (2 of 4)
File 47 - SCHOOLS (3 of 4)
File 48 - SCHOOLS (4 of 4)
File 49 - SPRING CREEK
File 50 - STOCKHOLDERS ASSOCIATION

File 26 - PEOPLE OF GUNNISON (4 of 4)

Clippings - Reprints from Gunnison News Champion
“Gunnison County Picnic In Denver Sunday Was Big Social Outing.” June 15, 1939. (two copies)
“Death of Fred Van Akens Removes Prominent Figure.” November 23, 1939.
“Gunnison County Folks In California Hold Combined Picnic.” November 23, 1939. (two copies)
“Second Annual Pioneers’ Dinner Was Gala Event.” July 18, 1940.
“Annual California Picnic of Gunnison for 1940.” September 19, 1940.
“Meeting Friends of Youth In Sunny California.” December 26, 1940.
“His Ninety Years Have Been Filled With Exciting And Memorable Events [Winfield Henderson].” January 16, 1941.
“Another Pioneer Passes Away [Mrs. S. C. Fisher].” January 23, 1941.
“Mrs. J. J. Carpenter Dies in Denver.” January 23, 1941.
Lake, Rail. “Pays 54th Subscription to News-Champion--.” February 20, 1941.
“Gunnison County Picnic’ Held In Denver Sunday.” June 19, 1941. (two copies)
“Pioneer Banquet Of 1941 Brought Many Thrills.” July 17, 1941. (two copies)
“William A. Eckbert, Resident Of Pitkin, Colorado, For Forty Years.” August 28, 1941.
“Annual Gunnison County Picnic Held in Long Beach Calif. Nov. 9.” November 20, 1941. (2 copies)
“Death of John A. Steele Saddens Community.” February 26, 1942.
“Funeral Services Held for Mrs. Cora Steward.” May 21, 1942.
“Dean of Western Colorado Writers Pens ‘Thirty’.” [J. E. Phillips Dies]. March 25, 1943.
“C. T. Stevens Sells ‘76’ Ranch Ro C. A. Switzer.” January 20, 1944.
Borland, Lois. “David Wood, the Great Freighter, Died Thursday at the Age of 93.” March 16, 1944.
“E. M. Collins, Long Time Resident, Dies this Morning.” June 22, 1944.
“First Pioneer Day Observed In 1906.” July 13, 1944.
“Mrs. Cary A. Partch, Ohio Creek Pioneer, Dies Here Wednesday.” August 17, 1944.
“End of Trail for Pioneer Woman, Mrs. Susan Flick.” October 19, 1944.
“Mrs. Maty Van Aken, Long-Time Resident, Is Laid to Rest.” March 22, 1945.
“Mrs. Sadie Nichols Dies Tuesday.” July 26, 1945.
“Sixth Annual Gunnison County Picnic Held At Long Beach Nov. 13.” (two copies)

File 27 - PICTURES

Various photos, negatives, and other assorted images from western slope

File 28 - PITKIN

Clippings:
“Pitkin-A Glorious Fourth Appropriately Celebrated.” The Gunnison Review. July 7, 1882.
Williams, Stella. [no title]. The Gunnison News-Champion. November 17, 1938. (typed copy).
Wallace, Betty. “Ned Williams’ Folks Were Pillars of Early-Day Pitkin.” January 6, 1949.
Clippings - Reprints of News-Champion Articles:
Bondurant, Mrs. E. E. “His Ninety Years Have been filled with Exciting and Memorable Events [Winfield Henderson].” January 16, 1941.
Bondurant, Grace. “William A. Eckbert, Resident Of Pitkin, Colorado, for Forty years.” August 28, 1941.
Correspondence:
Invitation to “The Sixty-Fourth Anniversary Ball.”
Manuscripts and Notes:
Ingham’s Digging Gold Among the Rockies. Typed manuscript.
Various Notes.

File 29 - POSTERS ( 1 of 4)

Clippings:
Boomerang! Letter by Mullin- Dunham & Co. May 20, 1881.
Miscellaneous:
Card. G. N. Moses, Geo. Yule, Theo. Thomas, Ed. Hoel, J. F. Spencer, T. C. Russell, E. A. O’Geran. [1880 or 1881].
Tabor House Reopening Banquet and Ball. July 4, 1884.
Gunnison Commandery. 1885.
Republican City Ticket. North Dakota
Posters:
“Coal Yard-Richardson Coal.” 1881.
“Dillon’s Varieties! Johnny Murphy tonight.” 1881.
“Ladies’ Bazar – Mrs. J. W. Rogers.” 1881.
“Ladies Furnishing Goods!” 1881.
“Scales in East Gunnison.” 1881.
“Dillon’s Varieties.” June 11, 1881.
“Mountaineer Restaurant.” November 3, 1881.
“Dance Hall.” November 12, 1881.
“BARGAINS! Spencer & Roblee.” December 5, 1881.
“$8.00 per ton Delivered.” 1881-82.
“Briggs & Soward – Sample Room.” 1881-1883.
“Republican Mass Meeting.” March 31, 1882.
“Billy Walters’ KENO at Kissee’s Saloon” 1882-83.
“SLUSH!” 1882-89.
“Grand Re-Opening Atlantic Garden.” March 11, 1883.
“Dillon’s Varieties!”

File 30 - POSTERS ( 2 of 4)

Miscellaneous:
Citizens Ticket. 1881-83.
Democratic Ticket. 1883-84.
Posters:
“Garfield & Arthur Club Inaugural (Sic.) Meeting in Levi’s Tent.” August 14, 1880.
"Oyster Supper at the M. E. Church.” October 14, 1880.
“BARGAINS, G. W. Steele.” 1881.
“COAL YARD.” 1881.
“Dance Hall at Fat Jack’s.” September 28, 1881.
“Sale of Ladies Furnishing Goods, Mrs. J. W. Swaney.” 1881.
“MUSH & MILK Supper in the M.E. Church.” 1881-82.
“Dillon’s Varieties! Miss Jennie Engle and Fred. Roberts.” 1882.
“FURNITURE and Undertaking.” 1882.
“Mrs. Crawford at City Hall, Main St. – Episcopal Church.” 1882.
“NOTICE! Meeting of the Citizens.” May 30, 1882.
“Dawson’s Emporium Now Open.” 1882-83.
“Dillon’s Theater! Full Blast.” 1882-83.
“The People Against the RAILWAYS!” 1882-83.
“Dillon’s Varieties! Grand Gala Night.”
“Ladies’ Bazar, Mrs. J. W. Rogers.”

File 31 - POSTERS ( 3 of 4)

Posters:
“Garfield & Arthur Club Inaugural (Sic.) Meeting in Levi’s Tent.” August 14, 1880.
“MASSACRED – Bargains.” August 15, 1880.
“The Log Cabin Store.” December 20, 1880.
“Mullin House.” 1881.
“Sabbath School – Baptist Church.” 1881.
“Scales in East Gunnison.” 1881.
“Stalwart Republican RALLY!” 1881.
“Workingmen Attention – J. W. Buckley discharged for Supporting Republican Ticket.” 1881.
“CONCERT.” February 25, 1881.
“Social Dance – West Gunnison Beer Hall.” May 18, 1881.
“Grand Ball – Christmas Eve.” December 24, 1881.
“Grand Opening! Liquor House.” 1881-1883.
“Dillon’s Varieties! Miss Lula Dillon.” 1882.
“Dillon’s Varieties, H. M. S. PINAFORE.” 1882-83.
“Grand Re-Opening Atlantic Garden.” March 11, 1883.
“Grand Re-Opening Atlantic Garden.” March 11, 1883.
“Grand Masquerade Ball – Fat Jack’s.” October 15, 1883.
“Cascasweet, DeWitt’s Headache Tablets on back.”
“Dillon’s Varieties! Grand Gala Night.”

File 32 - POSTERS ( 4 of 4)

Posters
“Dawson’s Emporium now open.” 1881-82.
“If I had a Donkey, Methodist Church.” 1882.
“Grand Rally! Democratic Ratification Meeting.”
“Stop Thief!” [Railroad political poster].
Photocopies of various posters.

File 33 - RAILROADS ( 1 of 3)

Clippings - Reprint from Gunnison News Champion
Phillips, J. E. “Indignant Protests Against Ute Indian Withdrawals When Utes Gone these 50 Years.” May 12, 1937.
“Traveling with Editors Root and Olney 63 Years Ago.” July 19, 1945. [original June 27, 1882].
Adams, Clarence. “Clarence Adams, Former Engineer On Famous South Park Railroad, Relates Experiences On C & S Narrow Gauge From Gunnison.”
Manuscripts and Notes:
Garfield in Ashes. handwritten note. September 26, 1883.
Location of Towns now non-existent. handwritten note. 1950.
Narrow Gauge R.R. handwritten note.
Borland, Lois. The Narrow Gauge County Protests. typed manuscript.

File 34 - RAILROADS ( 2 of 3)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Typed manuscript p.3-46.

File 35 - RAILROADS ( 3 of 3)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Typed manuscript p.47-84.

File 36 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER ( 1 of 5)

Clippings - Reprint from Gunnison News Champion
Richardson, S. “History of Exploration and Settlement of Gunnison Valleys in Decades Previous to 1880.” Gunnison Review. May 15, 1880.
McCanne, D. J. “Another Chapter of Early-Day Gunnison Industries and Men.” May 12, 1938.
Root, George. “Geo. A. Root’s Absorbing Story of Early-Day Gunnison.” July 14, 1938.
Casey, Pearle. “Romantic History of Gunnison County As Told by Pearle R. Casey In 1938 Colorado Who’s Who.” July 20, 1939.
McCanne, D. J.“D. J. McCanne Tells How He Came to Build the Gunnison Town Ditch.” July 27, 1939.
“Gunnison Has In 1883.” November 30, 1939.
Phillips, J. E. “Gunnison—Then and Now As Described by Veteran Newspaper Man of 80’s.” 1942.
Borland, Lois. “Pioneer Book by Ingham Tells Early History of Gunnison.” Spring 1942.
Freeman, Margaret. “Three First Sheriffs of Gunnison County.” September 3, 1942.
Borland, Lois. “Gunnison in the Lurid 80’s: an Article by Dr. Lois Borland.” August 12, 1943.
McCanne, D. J. “McCanne Saw Body of Penny who Was Shot in Saloon Brawl.”
McCanne, D. J. “McCanne Writes About Smelter Failures.”
McCanne, D. J. “McCanne Writes Historical Series for News-Champion About Early Days in Gunnison Vicinity.”
Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten notes about early Gunnison.

File 37 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (2 of 5)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Richardson, Sylvester. “History Gunnison County: History of its Settlement and Development.” typed manuscript.

File 38 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (3 of 5)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Richardson, Sylvester. “History Gunnison County: History of its Settlement and Development.” typed manuscript.

File 39 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (4 of 5)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Richardson, S. “Across the Plains Twenty Years Ago.” typed manuscript. [published in Gunnison Review July 24, 1880]. (seven pages-two copies)
“The Gold Rush.” typed manuscript. (fifteen pages)
“An Old Man Sees Visions.” typed manuscript. (fourteen pages)

File 40 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER (5 of 5)

Clippings:
“Richardson Tells of Explorations In Gunnison Valley During the Summer of 1873, Gold, Coal Found.”Gunnison News-Champion. March 21, 1935.
“Funeral for Mrs. Breen, August 28, 1955.”
Correspondence:
Warren, Luella to Lois Borland. March 9, 1954. Re: Sylvester Richardson.
Recorder of Moab, Utah to Lois Borland. January 31, 1957. Re: S. Richardson homestead.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Various notes about Richardson and relatives.
Miscellaneous:
Release of Deed of Trust for S. Richardson in Arapahoe County, Colorado, 1872.

File 41 - RICHARDSON, SYLVESTER - Original documents

Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten page.
Borland, Lois. Handwritten notes on Richardson.

File 42 - SAGUACHE

Clippings:
Moore, Courtney. “ ‘Do Dreams Come True?’ Is Question asked by Old Prospector [Story and Obit about S.T Ashley.] Saguache Crescent.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Hand written note on Saguache. (one page)

File 43 - SALIDA

Clippings - Reprints from Gunnison News Champion
“Over the Trails of Yesterday.” [Salida in Early Eighties]. December 5, 1940

File 44 - SAN JUAN

Manuscripts and Notes:
“The Sunny San Juan.” typed manuscript. (twelve pages)

File 45 - SCHOOLS (1 of 4)

Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten notes on early Gunnison schools.
Pine Street School. yyped manuscript.

File 46 - SCHOOLS (2 of 4)

Clippings:
“Public Schools of Gunnison County in 1900.” Industrial Edition of News.
“Two Large Brick Structures under Process of Construction.” Gunnison Daily Review. August 18, 1882.
Manuscripts and Notes:
“Early Schools of Gunnison, 1976—1900.” typed manuscript.
Public Schools of Gunnison County in 1900. typed manuscript.
“Pine Street School.” typed manuscript. (several copies)
“School Year 1890-1891.” typed manuscript.
“Two School Buildings Completed.” typed manuscript.

File 47 - SCHOOLS (3 of 4)

Clippings:
Nolte, M. C. “Early Day School Boards Had Their Troubles Too, Historic Minutes Recalled.” Gunnison Courier. June 20, 1954.
“Gunnison Students Move into Primary School.” Denver Post. February 20, 1955.
Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten notes on early Gunnison schools.

File 48 - SCHOOLS (4 of 4)

Manuscripts and Notes:
“1880 Toll Roads.” handwritten notes.
“Gunnison Schools.” handwritten notes.
“Gunnison Schools.” typed notes.
“Superintendents for the Decade.” handwritten list.

File 49 - SPRING CREEK

Manuscripts and Notes:
Handwritten Notes on Spring Creek City.

File 50 - STOCKHOLDERS ASSOCIATION

List of stockholders of the Gunnison Fair Association.

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