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Teller House (Central City, Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: "When it opened its doors in 1872, the Teller House was the most opulent hotel between Chicago and San Francisco. Rooms cost $2 a night at a time when the going rate was 50 cents. Though no longer used as a hotel, the Teller House is the center for opera-related activities, such as receptions, recitals, a gift shop. It also houses the famous Face Bar with the “Face on the Barroom Floor” and classical murals on the surrounding walls. Located next door to the Opera House, the Teller House is also a living museum of Victorian artifacts and furniture once belonging to Baby Doe Tabor and Governor John Evans"--Online description.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Davis, Herndon, 2002

 File
Identifier: M123.03.0189.0040
Overview Folder contains paper written by James Hansmann for a history course concerning Herndon Davis who was responsible for the painting 'The Face on the Barroom Floor,' in 1936 on the floor of the Teller House Bar in Central City, Colorado, United States.
Dates: 2002

George Gobel Wearing Fur Pants in the Teller House, 1972

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0190.0044.00003
Overview Black and white photograph of CCOHA actor, George Gobel, seated in the Teller House wearing fur pants holding a guitar.
Dates: 1972

Herndon Davis Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M309
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Teller House Hotel Register

 Collection
Identifier: M215