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Pope Collection


Box 1

Negative Box: Empty

Glass Plate Negatives: 5x4" and 4x3" in size, approximately 32 in quantity.

    1. Correspondence: Letters to and from members of the Pope Family dated 1884-1941.
    2. Ephemera: 4x5" menu on thick cardstock & a handbill regarding Douglass Ditch in El Paso County.

(1)3 Pikeview Business Enterprises: Includes Pikeview racetrack proposal,

Pikeview reservoir, ranch and mine.

    1. Marriage Certificate: For Abbott and Maebelle Pope dated December 2, 1896.

(1)5 Mounted Photographs: Black and white photographs depict members of the

Pope family.

(1)6 Photographs: Black and white photographs depict members of the

Pope family.

(1)7 Negatives: Black and white negatives depict members of the

Pope family and have been printed as photographs for the collection.

    1. Legal Documents: Includes an application for a brand in El Paso County, draft

      of a sublease with Home Dairy, sublease for Pikeview mine and a Power of

      Attorney from James Pope to Abbott Pope dated 1889.

    2. Photocopied Documents: Diary of a women?s visit to Pikeview Ranch,

      Pikeview oil company stock certificate (1901), Bowling Green Gold Mining and

      Milling Company (1896), Copy of a photograph of James and Ethelyne Lee, and

      a poem by Maebelle White Pope.

    3. Tintype: Depicts Abbott Swan Pope and his brother Herbert Pope.

(1)11 Cyanotypes and Cyanotype Copies: Blue cyanotype photographs and

cyanotype photographs made into 4x6" black and white photographs depict

members of the Pope family.

Box 2


Books: State of Colorado Volumes 1 ? 12 includes photographs and a brief history in each book.

Township Map: Photocopies township map of El Paso County.

Photocopies: Auction Sale for Horses poster and a map.

Mounted Photograph: Depicts Maebelle Pope (1920)

Scrapbook Page: One page from a Pope Family scrapbook contains cyanotype photographs on both front and back.