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Cree-Weiser Families Genealogical Material

 Collection
Identifier: M133

The Cree and Weiser families were associated both as pioneers in Georgetown, Colorado and as early supporters of the University of Denver. John Cree was a Methodist minister, a founding trustee of the University of Denver (Colorado Seminary), and Postmaster of Georgetown. Dr. Reuben Bossart Weiser was a Colorado State Senator, Georgetown dentist, and Dean of D.U. Dental College. The papers contain biographical and genealogical material about those men and their families.

Dates

  • 1840-1980

Creator

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 letter document box)

Scope and Contents

The Collection contains genealogical materials of the Cree and Weiser families, including documents and written biographies gathered by Mrs. Dorothy Weiser Seale for a publication in 1980.

Biographical / Historical

The Cree and Weiser families were associated both as pioneers in Georgetown, Colorado and as early supporters of the University of Denver. John Cree was a Methodist minister, a founding trustee of the University of Denver (Colorado Seminary), and Postmaster of Georgetown. Dr. Reuben Bossart Weiser was a Colorado State Senator, Georgetown dentist, and Dean of D.U. Dental College. One of John Cree's sons, Theadore, was in the Colorado volunteers who took part in the battle at Sand Creek.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one series.; 1. Genealogical Material.;

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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