The Resource C.M. Day collection

C.M. Day collection

Label
C.M. Day collection, 1894-1949
Title
C.M. Day collection
Inclusive dates
1894-1949
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Correspondence; reports; contracts; journals; letter book; scrapbook; rosters; ephemera from Adams Express Co., American Railway Express, and Railway Express Co. and various Denver, Colorado civic organizations
  • Photographs: portraits of an actor and actress from a production of "She passed through Laramie" and sketches of sets for the "Emperor Jones" produced at the University Civic Theatre, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. Portraits of C.M. Day and images of unidentified men, women, and children in probably Colorado. Some views of Mexico and the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Postcards of the 32nd Triennial Conclave of the Knights Templar. Photographs of men haying. Album contains studio and group portraits of Native American men, women, and children taken at the Festival of Mountain and Plain by photographers Rose & Hopkins in 1899. Tribes and groups represented include: Ute, Arapaho, Pueblo, Shoshone, and Wiminuche
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Born in Minerva, Ohio. In 1879 began work for the Adams Express Co. in Columbus, Ohio as a messenger. Assisted in establishing offices for the company between Denver, Salt Lake City and San Francisco on the Denver & Rio Grande and the Western Pacific railroads. Supervised the Denver, Colo. office until 1918. Served as first president for the Denver Convention League. Held offices in the Festival of Mountain and Plain, El Jebel Shrine, Inspiration Masonic Lodge and the Knights Templar. Served on committee for the Democratic National Convention held in Denver in 1908.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1864-1940
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Day, C. M.
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  • Day, C. M.
  • Adams Express Company
  • American Railway Express
  • Railway Express Company
  • Knights Templar (Masonic order)
  • Democratic National Convention
  • Festival of Mountain and Plain
  • Railroads
Label
C.M. Day collection
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Instantiates
Note
Photographs (C Photo Collection 54) and album (C Photo Album 247) transferred to Western History photograph collection. Photo accession #2004.41
Accompanying material
1 box (37 photographic prints, 9 postcards, 1 photomechanical print) + 1 announcement, 1 album (47 photographic prints) + 1 piece of stationary.
Extent
1.5 linear ft. (2 boxes), 1 oversize box. +
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Louise Day
Organization method
Organized in 5 series: 1. Business papers, 1894-1936. 2. Organizations, 1897-1945. 3. Personal, 1904-1949. 4. Photographs. 5. Ephemera - Organizations/Events Oversize, 1897-1939.
System control number
  • OCM26891065
  • (OCoLC)26891065
Label
C.M. Day collection
Link
Note
Photographs (C Photo Collection 54) and album (C Photo Album 247) transferred to Western History photograph collection. Photo accession #2004.41
Accompanying material
1 box (37 photographic prints, 9 postcards, 1 photomechanical print) + 1 announcement, 1 album (47 photographic prints) + 1 piece of stationary.
Extent
1.5 linear ft. (2 boxes), 1 oversize box. +
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Louise Day
Organization method
Organized in 5 series: 1. Business papers, 1894-1936. 2. Organizations, 1897-1945. 3. Personal, 1904-1949. 4. Photographs. 5. Ephemera - Organizations/Events Oversize, 1897-1939.
System control number
  • OCM26891065
  • (OCoLC)26891065

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