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MSS. Manuscripts

 Collecting Area
Identifier: MSS

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial Maps of Fort Collins and Larimer County

 Collection
Identifier: maer
Abstract

Aerial maps of Fort Collins and Larimer County.

Dates: 1974-1986

Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado

 Collection
Identifier: MEHC
Abstract

The Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado focuses on families who immigrated from Russia to northeastern Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and the Portland, Oregon, area and consists of census records, family histories, passenger lists, obituaries, birth, death, and marriage records, and regional histories on areas of Russia settled by Germans.

Dates: 1900-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

Collection on Germans from Russia

 Collection
Identifier: MGFR
Abstract Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans, originally came from Germany. During the eighteenth century, Catherine the Great and her grandson Alexander I invited Germans to settle rich farm lands along Russia's Volga River. They enjoyed about one hundred years of prosperity and considerable autonomy in matters of language, law, religion and social customs. Political turmoil in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century motivated thousands of Volga Germans to immigrate to the United States, where...
Dates: 1804-2013; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Colonel Belknap Collection of Memorabilia from the Allied Occupation of Berlin

 Collection
Identifier: MAOB
Abstract

The Colonel Belknap Collection of Memorabilia from the Allied Occupation of Berlin documents Colonel Belknap's tenure as the military deputy to the Civilian Chief for action with respect to the machinery and optics industries of Germany during the Allied occupation of Berlin. Materials include a scrapbook, photographs, newspapers, and memorabilia of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.

Dates: 1938-1973; Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Colorado Displaced Homemakers Project Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MDHP
Abstract The Colorado Displaced Homemakers Project was initiated by Diana Lee for her master's thesis in twentieth-century women's history at Colorado State University. The focus of the project was on women who were raised primarily to be wives, mothers, and homemakers, but because of divorce or desertion were forced into the role of single parent and sole wage earner. The collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Lee and includes the original cassette tapes, summary or complete...
Dates: 1970s-1995; Majority of material found in 1990

Colorado Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mcpc
Abstract

629 postcards of Colorado scenes.

Dates: c. 1930-1980

Dutch Hop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MDHC
Abstract

Dutch Hop is a dance and musical style unique to Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans. The collection includes information regarding Dutch Hop, copies of a newsletter, and a flyer and sign.

Dates: 2003-2015

Dutch Hop Sampler Documentary

 Collection
Identifier: mdhd
Abstract

DVD documentary about Wyoming and Colorado Dutch Hop directed by Chris Simon and produced by Anne Hatch.

Dates: 2016

Farad Corporation Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MFAR
Abstract

Farad Corporation Film Collection consists of five 16mm films from the video "lecture-dialog" series Symposium 70. Lectures include "Insurrection-Resurrection" and "Generation Gap" by William Sloane Coffin, Jr., and "Black Revolution" by Andrew Young.

Dates: c. 1970

Feminist Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MFPC
Abstract

Feminist Press Collection consists of materials separated from donations to the Friedman Feminist Press Collection in CSU Libraries Special Collections. It contains t-shirts and ephemera such as flyers, dust jackets, book review photocopies, and buttons realted to feminist and LGBTQ+ publishing and activism.

Dates: 1987-1999 and undated

Herbert Steed Sands Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mhss
Abstract

Correspondence, autograph books, and research papers primarily concerning engineering topics.

Dates: c. 1895-1937

Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MHTD
Abstract

The Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection contains diaries and memoirs of people who lived and traveled throughout the United States and Canada.

Dates: 1841-1996; Majority of material found within 1841-1891

Horace Garst Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MHOR
Abstract Horace Garst was an avid outdoorsman whose abilities in the wilderness were recognized regionally in Colorado. In 1910 he wrote “Outing Trips in the Rockies Suitable for Tenderfeet”, a guide to hunting, fishing, hiking, and other recreational activities in the Rocky Mountains. The book includes written descriptions accompanied by black and white photographs, pen and ink drawings, and ephemera. This collection consists of the original copy of “Outing Trips in the Rockies Suitable for...
Dates: 1910

John Fielder Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MFIE
Abstract John Fielder is one of Colorado’s eminent photographers. He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1950 and raised in Connecticut and North Carolina. Influenced by experiences in his youth, Fielder moved to Colorado in 1972. After an eight-year career as an executive with the May D & F Department Stores, Fielder shifted his career to his passion, landscape photography. With over fifty books of photographs covering Colorado wilderness and rural areas, Fielder has documented the visual beauty of...
Dates: 2021

John Morrill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MJML
Abstract John Morrill, 1918-1982, was a sports enthusiast whose interest in athletics spurred his broadcasting career. He functioned in many capacities in the sports broadcast industry and as program director and station manager for broadcasting businesses. He served as Executive Director of the Colorado Broadcaster Association from 1972 until his death in 1982 and is credited with building the organization and its national reputation for excellence.In his honor, the CSU Dick Harris/John...
Dates: c. 1970s

Local Colorado and Regional History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MLHM
Abstract

The Local Colorado and Regional History Collection is a collection of local and Colorado history documents, photographs, aerial photographs, and maps as well as a small amount of material that does not relate to Colorado. The collection was acquired over time and includes student class papers as well as papers written by local historians, correspondence, and reports. Subjects primarily include Fort Collins and Northern Colorado history, and irrigation and agricultural history of Colorado.

Dates: 1834-1979; Majority of material found within 1945-1955

Nuremburg Trial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MNUR
Abstract This collection contains materials regarding the International Military Tribunal, more commonly known as the Nuremburg Trials, assembled by Bill Martin. Martin was assigned to the 6850th Internal Security Detachment, U.S. Army, which was responsible for the security of the court and the defendants. Materials include two copies of the Official Transcript of the International Military Tribunal, a list of participants, military papers, newspaper clippings regarding the trial, and a scrapbook of...
Dates: 1944-1947

Papers of Bryant Edgar Foster

 Collection
Identifier: MBEF
Abstract Bryant E. Foster served with the 89th Division, 314th Ammunition Train, in World War I. Following the war he worked for several years with the Great Western Sugar Company in northern Colorado, and beginning in 1933 worked as an appraiser with the Federal Land Bank. This collection contains material primarily from his Army service, including correspondence (much by Bryant Foster and his wife Lucy Chapin Foster), military papers such as copies of orders, photographs, maps, postcards and a war...
Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1917-1943

Papers of Charles F. Lummis

 Collection
Identifier: MCFL
Abstract

Charles Lummis (1859-1928) was a noted author, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, and librarian. Gaining fame for walking from Ohio to California in the 1880s, Lummis spent much of his life documenting and protecting the lives and activities of the people of the Southwest United States. The collection contains letters, photographs, publications, music, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1880-1982; Majority of material found within 1880-1928

Papers of Charles S. Banks

 Collection
Identifier: MCSB
Abstract

Grade books, correspondence, and lantern slides illustrating medical entomology at the Philippines University.

Dates: 1876-1939