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Phillipe Family

Identifier: B111.08.0008.0003


Frank Phillipe's great-grandfather Solomon Philippe, a saloon owner, came to Leadville in the 1800's. Gertrude Miller Phillipe and Frank Phillipe built a log cabin in Frisco. Son Robert Phillipe rescued and renovated an 1880 Denver & Rio Grande narrow-gauge railroad car and re-purposed it as his real estate office. He also restored an 1875 engine and tender.


  • 1879-2008

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.


From the File: 1 Items (Contains 22 file folders.) : legal document box

Scope and Contents

File contains articles and copies of photographs about Gertrude and Frank Phillipe and their cabin in Frisco, Colorado. Also articles on the preservation work of their son Robert Phillipe.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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