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Photographs of Alton Sanderson

Identifier: UPAS

Scope and Contents

The Photographs of Alton Sanderson consists of photographs dated 1923. The photographs depict forestry students working at Pingree Park and include images of students working on water flumes, pulling stumps, a sawmill, the ranger station, and hauling logs.


  • Creation: 1923


Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


Alton Sanderson was an alumni of Colorado Agricultural College, graduating in 1925. After graduation he worked as a forest ranger in the Colorado mountains.

Alton Sanderson was born in Griffin, Texas, on September 18, 1898. He moved to Colorado when he was 17 and enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving during World War I. After the war, he married Veta Grace Hinkley and had six children. Sanderson returned to Texas to attend Texas A&M, but the family moved back to Colorado and he finished his education at Colorado Agricultural College (CAC), earning his degree in forestry in 1925. Alton Sanderson died in Denver, Colorado on November 18, 1988.


0.25 linear feet (1 document case)

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Alton Sanderson was an alumni of Colorado Agricultural College, studying forestry. The collection contains photographs of forestry students in 1923 working at Pingree Park, now the Colorado State University Mountain Campus.


The collection consists of 1 series in 1 document case:

Series 1: Photographs, 1923


The Photographs of Alton Sanderson was donated by Betty L. Sanderson Owen in 2011.


Processing was completed in January 2016. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and an archival box.

Guide to the Photographs of Alton Sanderson
Edited Full Draft
Prepared by Karen Spilman
Copyright 2016
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA