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Raymond G. Carey Collection on Sand Creek Massacre

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Identifier: M045
Overview Raymond Carey (1901-1972), professor of history at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1945 to 1971, conducted research on the massacre at Sand Creek, Colorado, which took place on November 29, 1864. In this battle, the troops of the Colorado Third Volunteer Regiment, commanded by Colonel John M. Chivington, attacked a group of 500 Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians who were encamped on the banks of the Sand Creek, about 40 miles from Fort Lyon, near the present-day town of Lamar....

Raymond G. Carey Papers

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Identifier: M122
Overview Born in Iola, Kansas, Raymond Carey studied at Southwestern College (Kansas), Oxford University, and the University of Chicago. He was a professor of history at the University of Denver from 1945 to 1971, specializing in modern European history. This collection includes a copy of Carey's dissertation, materials from his classes, and French historical documents.

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