The Resource Laura Gilpin photograph collection

Laura Gilpin photograph collection

Label
Laura Gilpin photograph collection
Title
Laura Gilpin photograph collection
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Views of Denver, and Central City, Colorado. Images of prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruins in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. Shows modern Pueblo Indians and pueblos. Views of productions at the Central City Opera House
Biographical or historical data
Laura Gilpin is known as an American landscape photographer, but she did more than photograph landscape. During her career, which spanned more than sixty years, she was both a commercial and a fine art photographer. Her studio was located in Colorado Springs for many years.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
picture
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilpin, Laura
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lehár, Franz
  • Swarthout, Gladys
  • Worlock, Frederic
  • Bonelli, Richard
  • Jones, Robert Edmond
  • Hall, Natalie
  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Chappell, Delos
  • Stephenson, Paul
  • Marrow, Macklin
  • Boytel, Leona
  • Hackett, Raymond
  • Johnston, Moffatt
  • Witherspoon, Cora
  • Martin, Lewis
  • Ronnebeck, Arnold
  • Wolfe, Ian
  • Morris, Mary
  • Freeman, Helen
  • James, Edna
  • Central City Opera House (Central City, Colo.)
  • Catholic Church
  • Pueblo Indians
  • Pueblo Indians
  • Cliff-dwellings
  • Pueblos
  • Archaeology
  • Drama
  • Actors
  • Operas
  • Pueblo Indians
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
  • Pueblo of Laguna (N.M.)
  • Denver (Colo.)
  • Central City (Colo.)
Technique
not applicable
Label
Laura Gilpin photograph collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • Collection contains former collections: C Photo Collection 61 (Box 2); C Photo Collection 62 (Box 3); C Photo Collection 63 (Box 4 ); C Photo Collection 64 (Box 5)
  • Many of the items have printed or handwritten identification
  • Lantern slides are stored in rosewood box with loose leather strap and accompanied by two booklets, a script for the slide show and instructions for a projectionist. Slides are numbered and identified
  • "All of the lantern slides in the Laura Gilpin collection were made from her original photographs. This collection is rare in that it contains the original storage box and index."
Accompanying material
1script + lantern operator's guide
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Box 1. [Bank lobby] -- [Outdoor swimming pool] -- Capitol in Denver -- Nat[iona]l. Bank Bldg. -- [Snow covered pine] -- [Unidentified house] -- 16th Street from viaduct -- Midland Savings -- Thatcher [Fountain, City Park] -- Eugene Field [Branch] -- Telephone [building] -- Denver National Bank -- Morey Junior High [School] -- South High -- Voorhees [i.e. Voorhies] Memorial -- Decker Branch Library -- Woodbury Branch Library -- Public [Library] Civic Center -- Warren Branch Library -- "Pentecost," Albert Olsen, artist (1931), St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Denver -- Lillian Gish as Camille, Central City -- The festival's gayest spot ... the Teller House ..." -- Grand Bar, Silverton, Colo. -- Rehearsal in the Central City Opera House ... "The Merry Widow" -- Central City, Colorado -- Central City Opera House -- [Angels, candlestick, Christmas card]
  • Box 2. Box 2. [lantern slides] No.1. Ruin and pueblo location map -- no.2. Basket Maker III cave -- no.4. Montezuma Valley from north rim of Mesa Verde -- no.5. Cliff Canyon, Mesa Verde -- no.6. Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde -- no.10. Square Tower House, Mesa Verde -- no.13. Corn grinding as done by the cliff dwellers -- no. 14. Sun Temple -- no. 16. Cliff Palace from Sun Point, Mesa Verde -- no.22. Ship Rock from Mesa Verde -- no. 23. Aztec Pueblo ruin -- no. 26. Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon -- no.30. Keet Seel, Segi Canyon, Arizona -- no.32. Be-ta-ta-kin, Segi Canyon, Arizona -- no.36. Casa Blanca, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona -- no.39. Frijoles Cliff, New Mexico -- no.40. The Black Mesa of San Ildefonso -- no.44. San Ildefonso, mother and baby -- no.50. The potters of Santa Clara -- no.51. Taos Pueblo -- no.56. Taos church -- no. 57. Taos Indian on horse -- no.59. Ranchos de Taos Mission -- no.62. Old mission, Zia Pueblo -- no.64. Jemez Pueblo -- no.65. Laguna Pueblo -- no.69. on the desert -- no.70. Hymn to the sun
  • Box 3. [Lillian Gish] -- Delos Chappell -- Lillian Gish as Camille -- Pauk Stevenson [i.e. Paul Stephenson] as Arthur -- Camille, Act.I -- Camille, Act. V -- Macklin Marrow, conductor -- Camille, Act IV -- Camille, Act III -- Leona Boytell [sic] as Nichette -- The Central City Opera House -- Raymond Hackett as Armond -- Moffat[t] Johnston as Georges Duval -- Moffat[t] Johnston as the doctor -- Cora Witherspoon as Prudence -- Lewis Martin as Gaston -- Arnold Ronnebeck as Saint Gaudens -- Frederick [sic[ Worlock as Baron de Varville -- Ian Wolfe as Comte de Giray -- Mary Morris as Nannine -- Helen Freeman as Olympe -- Edna James as Anais
  • Box 4. Ruth Bretschneider, Barlett Robinson, dancers -- The dressing room, Gladys Swarthout -- Frederick Warlock [i.e. Frederic Worlock] as Baron Popoff -- Richard Bonelli as Prince Danilo -- Gladys Swarthout as Natalie -- Central City, Colorado -- The Merry Widow, Act III -- Rehearsal, Edmond Jones, Richard Bonelli, Frederick Warlock [i.e. Frederick Worlock], Natalie Hall -- The Merry Widow, Act II -- The Merry Widow, Act I -- Robert Edmond Jones -- Act I, the entrance of Natalie -- Natalie Hall as Sonia
  • Box 5. Hymn to the sun [probably Navajo man] -- Square Tower House, Mesa Verde National Park -- Arab of the American desert [probably Taos man] -- Laguna Mission, Laguna New Mexico
  • Box 6. [Creede series] -- Creede, Colo. (1942) -- The miner's cabin, Gilman, Colo. on the edge of Eagle Canyon -- An abandoned mine in Creede, Colo. -- Loading the ore truck Amethyst Mine, Creede, Colo. -- The ore car -- The ore cable, Creede, Colo. -- The mines o Creede, Colo. -- The ore car cable, Creeds, Colo. -- Old Upper Creede (1942) -- The Commodore Mine, Creede, Colo. -- [two buildingsgs in meadow foreground, mountain] -- Irwin, Colo. ghost town to last remnant
  • Box 7. [Enduring Navaho series] -- Luke Yazzie -- Navaho Summer hogan (of old Lady Song Salt) -- Navaho Medicine Man; Setah Begay -- Francis Nakai Navaho family with flag -- Hardbelly's hogan -- Evening in Navaho land. Menso and Maria Bossevain (1935)
Extent
6.25 linear ft. (7 photograph boxes: 101 photographic prints, photomechanical prints : photogravures, 70 overhead transparencies : glass, black and white) +
Governing access note
  • Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
  • Research use only, not available for sale or reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Laura Gilpin;
  • Dr. C. W. Reiquam;
  • Ted White;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47195790
  • (OCoLC)ocm47195790
  • (OCoLC)410243
Label
Laura Gilpin photograph collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • Collection contains former collections: C Photo Collection 61 (Box 2); C Photo Collection 62 (Box 3); C Photo Collection 63 (Box 4 ); C Photo Collection 64 (Box 5)
  • Many of the items have printed or handwritten identification
  • Lantern slides are stored in rosewood box with loose leather strap and accompanied by two booklets, a script for the slide show and instructions for a projectionist. Slides are numbered and identified
  • "All of the lantern slides in the Laura Gilpin collection were made from her original photographs. This collection is rare in that it contains the original storage box and index."
Accompanying material
1script + lantern operator's guide
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Box 1. [Bank lobby] -- [Outdoor swimming pool] -- Capitol in Denver -- Nat[iona]l. Bank Bldg. -- [Snow covered pine] -- [Unidentified house] -- 16th Street from viaduct -- Midland Savings -- Thatcher [Fountain, City Park] -- Eugene Field [Branch] -- Telephone [building] -- Denver National Bank -- Morey Junior High [School] -- South High -- Voorhees [i.e. Voorhies] Memorial -- Decker Branch Library -- Woodbury Branch Library -- Public [Library] Civic Center -- Warren Branch Library -- "Pentecost," Albert Olsen, artist (1931), St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Denver -- Lillian Gish as Camille, Central City -- The festival's gayest spot ... the Teller House ..." -- Grand Bar, Silverton, Colo. -- Rehearsal in the Central City Opera House ... "The Merry Widow" -- Central City, Colorado -- Central City Opera House -- [Angels, candlestick, Christmas card]
  • Box 2. Box 2. [lantern slides] No.1. Ruin and pueblo location map -- no.2. Basket Maker III cave -- no.4. Montezuma Valley from north rim of Mesa Verde -- no.5. Cliff Canyon, Mesa Verde -- no.6. Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde -- no.10. Square Tower House, Mesa Verde -- no.13. Corn grinding as done by the cliff dwellers -- no. 14. Sun Temple -- no. 16. Cliff Palace from Sun Point, Mesa Verde -- no.22. Ship Rock from Mesa Verde -- no. 23. Aztec Pueblo ruin -- no. 26. Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon -- no.30. Keet Seel, Segi Canyon, Arizona -- no.32. Be-ta-ta-kin, Segi Canyon, Arizona -- no.36. Casa Blanca, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona -- no.39. Frijoles Cliff, New Mexico -- no.40. The Black Mesa of San Ildefonso -- no.44. San Ildefonso, mother and baby -- no.50. The potters of Santa Clara -- no.51. Taos Pueblo -- no.56. Taos church -- no. 57. Taos Indian on horse -- no.59. Ranchos de Taos Mission -- no.62. Old mission, Zia Pueblo -- no.64. Jemez Pueblo -- no.65. Laguna Pueblo -- no.69. on the desert -- no.70. Hymn to the sun
  • Box 3. [Lillian Gish] -- Delos Chappell -- Lillian Gish as Camille -- Pauk Stevenson [i.e. Paul Stephenson] as Arthur -- Camille, Act.I -- Camille, Act. V -- Macklin Marrow, conductor -- Camille, Act IV -- Camille, Act III -- Leona Boytell [sic] as Nichette -- The Central City Opera House -- Raymond Hackett as Armond -- Moffat[t] Johnston as Georges Duval -- Moffat[t] Johnston as the doctor -- Cora Witherspoon as Prudence -- Lewis Martin as Gaston -- Arnold Ronnebeck as Saint Gaudens -- Frederick [sic[ Worlock as Baron de Varville -- Ian Wolfe as Comte de Giray -- Mary Morris as Nannine -- Helen Freeman as Olympe -- Edna James as Anais
  • Box 4. Ruth Bretschneider, Barlett Robinson, dancers -- The dressing room, Gladys Swarthout -- Frederick Warlock [i.e. Frederic Worlock] as Baron Popoff -- Richard Bonelli as Prince Danilo -- Gladys Swarthout as Natalie -- Central City, Colorado -- The Merry Widow, Act III -- Rehearsal, Edmond Jones, Richard Bonelli, Frederick Warlock [i.e. Frederick Worlock], Natalie Hall -- The Merry Widow, Act II -- The Merry Widow, Act I -- Robert Edmond Jones -- Act I, the entrance of Natalie -- Natalie Hall as Sonia
  • Box 5. Hymn to the sun [probably Navajo man] -- Square Tower House, Mesa Verde National Park -- Arab of the American desert [probably Taos man] -- Laguna Mission, Laguna New Mexico
  • Box 6. [Creede series] -- Creede, Colo. (1942) -- The miner's cabin, Gilman, Colo. on the edge of Eagle Canyon -- An abandoned mine in Creede, Colo. -- Loading the ore truck Amethyst Mine, Creede, Colo. -- The ore car -- The ore cable, Creede, Colo. -- The mines o Creede, Colo. -- The ore car cable, Creeds, Colo. -- Old Upper Creede (1942) -- The Commodore Mine, Creede, Colo. -- [two buildingsgs in meadow foreground, mountain] -- Irwin, Colo. ghost town to last remnant
  • Box 7. [Enduring Navaho series] -- Luke Yazzie -- Navaho Summer hogan (of old Lady Song Salt) -- Navaho Medicine Man; Setah Begay -- Francis Nakai Navaho family with flag -- Hardbelly's hogan -- Evening in Navaho land. Menso and Maria Bossevain (1935)
Extent
6.25 linear ft. (7 photograph boxes: 101 photographic prints, photomechanical prints : photogravures, 70 overhead transparencies : glass, black and white) +
Governing access note
  • Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
  • Research use only, not available for sale or reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Laura Gilpin;
  • Dr. C. W. Reiquam;
  • Ted White;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47195790
  • (OCoLC)ocm47195790
  • (OCoLC)410243

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