Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Benjamin Draper (1907-1980) Collection of Georgetown Photographs and Memorabilia includes over 400 photographs with documentation that includes names, events and perspectives. The photographs are views of the historic town of Georgetown, Colorado and photographs of the early pioneers of the mountain area. Draper was a professor of Broadcast Communications at San Fransisco State College, during which he returned to DU for a PhD in theatre. Draper also spent time as assistant to Ida Kruse...
Abstract The Cree and Weiser families were associated both as pioneers in Georgetown, Colorado and as early supporters of the University of Denver. John Cree (1810-1893) was a Methodist minister, a founding trustee of the University of Denver (Colorado Seminary), and Postmaster of Georgetown. Dr. Reuben Bossart Weiser (1846-1922) 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...