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Rocky Mountains

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1: Manuscript, circa 1970s

 File — Box M111.01.0001: Series M111.01 [Barcode: U186022108874]
Identifier: M111.01.0001

(17) file folders, one chapter per folder of Manuscript of Island in the Rockies by Robert C. Black III.

Dates: circa 1970s

Fred Dow for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-dow
Abstract Fred Dow, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver, discusses the influx of Chinese immigrants into the state of Colorado providing labor for mines, railroads, and other labor industries in the 1860s and 1870s. Dow discusses his family history and heritage as a Chinese American. Dow traces the mass migration of Chinese immigrants from the 1840s, factors contributing to the "great migration," describes the mostly young, single, male population of Chinese workers, and describes the...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Howard McIlrath for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-mcilrath

Dr. Howard McIlrath reflects on his time in Colorado, particularly spending summers in the Rocky Mountains. Reflects on working at the YMCA and the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, eventually managing the hotel for three years. Describes the people, landscapes, and business of Estes in the 1920s and 1930s and reflects on the changes to Estes.

Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-brown_ghosttowns
Abstract Robert (Bob) Brown, a retired history teacher and author, discusses the ghost towns of Colorado and his research for his books. Brown reflects on his change from teaching at the University of Denver to teaching at public schools. Brown discusses the formation and dissolution of towns in the Rocky Mountains, usually based around mining, beginning around the 1850s. Brown discusses what criteria a town must meet to be called a ghost town, and mentions Mesa Verde, Georgetown, Leadville, Cripple...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined