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Archives and Local History newspaper collection

Identifier: C-18013
Scope and Contents The Archives and Local History Newspaper Collection includes 98 separate publication titles covering primarily Douglas County, Colorado: 15 focused on Douglas County as a whole, 8 on Highlands Ranch and Lone Tree, 6 on Parker, 5 on Castle Rock, 3 on mining communities in the western part of Douglas County, 9 on Douglas County High School, 9 on Denver, 3 on Douglas County and Elbert County, 10 solely on Elbert County, 9 on Arapahoe County communities of Englewood, Centennial, Greenwood...
Dates: 1859-2022

William T. Buntain military papers

Identifier: C-00018
Scope and Content This collection contains documents relating to the military career of Private William T. Buntain. It includes his Civil War discharge document and states that he was from Highland County, Ohio and joined Company D, 11th Regiment of the Ohio Cavalry on December 30, 1861. He was discharged April 1, 1865 in Omaha, Nebraska Territory. It also contains a document issued by the Bureau of Pensions and dated April 25, 1913 which states he was entitled to $24 a month commencing June 20, 1912 and $20...
Dates: 1865-1913

Douglas County Biography Files

Identifier: C-00001
Scope and Contents

The biography files housed within ALH of Douglas County Libraries was created in 1992 when the department began. These files contain biographical information pertaining to residents of Douglas County, Colorado. This information may contain census records, newspaper clippings, genealogical information or other related materials.

Dates: 1992-2023 (ongoing)

Douglas County Clerk and Recorder record books

 Collection — Folder: 2015-057
Identifier: C-15057
Abstract This collection consists of five record books from the Douglas County Clerk and Recorder's Office in the state of Colorado. The books are: Douglas County Probate Judge Records from 1870-1878, Douglas County Last Wills and Testaments 1871-1876, Douglas County, Colorado District Court Grand Docket 1872-1877, Colorado State Auditor Ledger for Douglas County, 1873-1876, and Douglas County Tax List 1882. The hand written records contain tax payments to the state of Colorado and Douglas County,...
Dates: 1870-1886

Records of the Douglas County Historical Society

Identifier: C-00006
Scope and Content

The collection includes financial records, minutes, bylaws, dissolution papers, newspaper articles, forms, correspondence, and reference materials created or used by the Douglas County Historical Society during its years of existence: 1969-1992.

Dates: 1967-1992

Douglas County Sheriff's Office annual reports

Identifier: C-20036
Scope and Contents This collection consists of digital copies of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office annual reports from 1992 to 2013. They contain an abundance of information about the operations of the DCSO during this time period. The collection also contains one DSCO yearbook from 2004 and one DCSO Calendar from 2008. Reports from 2002, 2004-2006, 2009, and 2012 are not present. Reports were donated on a temporary loan and exist in Archives and Local History’s collections only in digitized form (master...
Dates: 1992-ongoing

Records of the Douglas County Woman's Club

Identifier: C-92018
Scope and Content

The records of the Douglas County Woman’s Club provide information about the activities and interests of the club and its membership. The collection consists of governing documents, correspondence, bills, banking statements, meeting minutes, yearbooks, membership lists, newsletters, book lists, and related print material.

Dates: 1949-1956

Enderud, Briscoe, and Cantril family photos

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C-16010

The Enderud, Briscoe, and Cantril Family Photos collection contains 626 digitized photographs from two family scrapbooks and an assortment of loose photgraphs. The photographs depict members of the Briscoe, Enderud, and Cantril families at various stages of life, including John R. Cantril, Ethel Cantril Enderud, Mary Cole Briscoe Enderud, Henry Enderud, and Bonnie Enderud McCosh.

Dates: 1890-1960; Majority of material found within 1920-1940

C. Lewis Herzog school ephemera, 1915-1922

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C-00022
Scope and Content The collection consists of certificates received by Charles Lewis Herzog while he was in elementary school in Parker, Colorado. There is a Certificate of Promotion for each grade, from first to sixth, 1915-1920. Each certificate includes his course grades and overall grade. Lewis also received seven certificates for punctual attendance, and his Colorado Public Schools Diploma for completing elementary school in 1922. The documents include the names of his teachers and the Douglas County...
Dates: 1915-1922

Allan J. Koch Cherokee Ranch Science Institute collection, 2010-2019

Identifier: D-19008
Scope and Content This collection documents the activities of the Cherokee Ranch Science Institute (CRSI), which conducts research and provides science-related educational programming at the Cherokee Ranch and Castle Foundation in Sedalia, Colorado. The Institute was founded in 2013 by retired geologist Dr. Allan J. Koch, who donated these materials shortly before he passed away in 2019. This is a curated collection of CRSI materials intended for public use, containing no archival records of the Institute....
Dates: 2010-2019

Map pamphlets

Identifier: 2023-037
Content Description

2 spiral bound atlas covering different topics of North American expansion

Dates: Publication: 1999 - 2000

Martin Mikelson papers

Identifier: C-17091

The Martin Mikelson papers contains land abstracts and an appraisal of the Springcliffe Ranch, war ration books, narratives on the Catholic Church, and pamphlets and materials collected from local businesses. The materials were collected by members of the Ehmann and Mikelson families.

Dates: 1921-1990

Parker Area Historical Society newsletter collection

Identifier: C-92914
Scope and Contents This collection consists of monthly newsletters issued by and for the Parker Area Historical Society (PAHS) between 1987 and 2016. The format and size of newsletter varied over the years but usually contained 1-4 pages of text printed on plain white paper, folded, stapled, and mailed via the U.S. Postal Service. Later volumes were issued digitally and exist here as print-outs from the PAHS website. Contents include upcoming meeting dates, event announcements, election results and other...
Dates: 1987-2016

Parker Newcomers Club scrapbook collection

Identifier: C-15005
Scope and Contents

Collection includes fourteen (14) albums of photographs, news clippings, and ephemera dated 1977-2010. Many pages within the scrapbooks were hand-crafted and contain cut photographs and annotations. The scrapbooks, as a whole, reflect the events and activities of the Parker Newcomers Club in and around the Parker area.

Dates: 1977-2010

Penley Family papers and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C-15008
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 3 document boxes (0.8 cu. ft. total), as well as four folders of photographs, containing correspondence, photos, ephemera, ledger books, publications and school books, a single CD, and watercolor paintings created by Annie Lapham while traveling on a ship to migrate to America.

Dates: 1873-1973

Plews manuscript collection

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C-18396
Scope and Contents The Plews Manuscript Collection comprises four notebooks and a business card believed to have been the property of Matthew Plews, proprietor of Plews Greenhouses in Littleton, Colorado, and his sons. A hardcover notebook with "Matthew Plews Minto Grange" written on the cover contains detailed instructions and notes on gardening and botany. Spelling and grammar in the text, as well as the reference to Minto Grange suggest that the notes were taken while Plews resided in...
Dates: Circa 1883-1930

Glenn R. Scott map collection

Identifier: C-99005
Scope and Content

This is a small collection of USGS maps and Geological Survey papers by Glenn R. Scott covering the region around Douglas County, Colorado and the eastern portion of the state. The maps primarily illustrate historic trails and the overland routes of early explorers and white migrants.

Dates: 1963-1999

St. Paul's Episcopal Church register

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C-17032

This collection contains a photocopy of the parish register for St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 1872-1906.

Dates: 1872-1906

The Doepke Family Papers, 1992.001.0004

Identifier: 1992-001-0004
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Doepke family activities in Douglas County between 1868 and 1971. The materials describe Frederick Doepke and his children's social activities, work environment and community activities. Correspondence reflects personal concerns, social activities and current events affecting the family. The daily routine of ranch life is found in records of animal purchases, brand certificates and sales receipts. Books, poetry, photographs and other printed materials refer to...
Dates: 1868-1971