Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Date: August 1954
Creator: Smith, Charles O.
Description: The story of the advancing American frontier has unending interest. Perhaps one of the most colorful and unusual frontier developments was that of the mining frontier in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. During the years following the discovery of gold in 1858 and the early 1880's occurred an almost unprecedented evolution from a primitive pioneer society to complex industrial development.
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Hope II

Hope II

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1907 - 1908
Creator: Klimt, Gustav
Description: None
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Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.

Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.

Date: 1915
Creator: Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
Description: A frightened German soldier holding a rifle in both hands is forced down onto one knee by the weight of a giant French coin which has landed on his arm. On the coin is a bas-relief of a rooster which appears to be escaping the surface of the coin to attack the soldier. Imprinted on the coin is the text: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" and "1915".
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893]

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 19, 1893]

Date: August 19, 1893
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore in which he jokes about starvation and then lists the food he has available to eat. He was writing the Moore family while they were visiting family in Gallatin, Tennessee. Henry writesthat he has heard that there are more buggies than hogs in Texas. He discusses the financial crisis of 1893. He also talks about farming, harvesting cotton, and canning peaches. He is interested and would like to see a six inch telescope that the "College at Whitewright" (Grayson College) is said to have. He gives details on a picnic, trips he took, the weather, and his views on politics.
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[Letter to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]

[Letter to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]

Date: June 16, 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Tyree B. Harris regarding a deed, selling gold, and taxes. Another itemized page is mentioned but missing, and the reverse side is blank.
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[Transcript of letter to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]

[Transcript of letter to Tyree B. Harris, June 16, 1871]

Date: June 16, 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter to Tyree B. Harris regarding a deed, selling gold, and taxes. Another itemized page is mentioned but missing.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
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[News Script: Treasure hunters seek lost gold]

[News Script: Treasure hunters seek lost gold]

Date: June 24, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group of treasure hunters searching for a legendary gold cache buried near a pecan tree in Ellis County.
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