Frontier in Transition: A History of Southwestern Colorado
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___________. "The Counties of Colorado: A History of Their Creation and the Origin of Their Names", VIII, No. 2, March, 1931, pp. 48-60.

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__________. "Colorado Cities", IX, No. 5, September, 1932, pp. 170-184.

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__________. "Colorow, Renegade Chief, Dines Out", VIII, No. 3, May, 1931, pp. 93-95.

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__________. "The Ignacio Ute Collection", XXII, No. 1, January, 1945, pp. 47-48.

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______. "The Fruit Utopia of the North Fork of the Gunnison", XV, No. 3, May, 1938, pp. 89-99.

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______. "Reminiscences of White Pine, Colorado", XIII, No. 3, May, 1938, pp. 112-118.

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______. "Mountain Staging in Colorado", IX, No. 2, March, 1932, pp. 66-71.

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______. "Dolores, She's Fast and Beautiful", Empire Magazine of the Denver Post, August 12, 1973.

______. "Colorado's Wildest Wilderness", Empire Magazine of the Denver Post, September 6, 1970.

Scott, Charles F. "Long-Distance Transmission for Lighting and Power", The Electrical Engineer, XIII, June 15, 1892, pp. 601-603.

Stewart, Omer. "Ute Indians: Before and After White Contact", Utah Historical Quarterly, XXXIV, No. 1, Winter, 1966.

__________. "Escalante and the Ute", Southwestern Lore, XVIII, 1952, pp. 47-50.

Thomas, Frank H. "Evolution of Railroad Route-to-Region Relationship: A Case Study of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad", The Journal of Geography, LXII, No. 9, December, 1963, pp. 389-397.

Tiveto, Ogden and Sims, P. K. "Pre-Cambrian Ancestry of the Colorado Mineral Belt", Geological Society of America Bulletin, LXXIV, August, 1963, p. 992.

Tyler, Lyman S. "The Ute People: An Example of Anglo-American Contact with the Indians", Roundup, XI, No. 8, 1955, pp. 5-9.

__________. "The Spaniard and the Ute", Utah Historical Quarterly, XXII, 1954, pp. 343-361.

Ufford, H. P. "Out of Doors in Colorado", Century Magazine, LVIII, June, 1899, pp. 313-318.

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Boulder, Colorado. Western Historical Collection, University of Colorado Libraries, Edward C. Weatherly Papers.

Bouts, Richard. "Lake City to Silverton: A Historical Narrative for the American Flats Planning Unit", Montrose, Colorado: Bureau of Land Management, 1977 (Typewritten).

Denver, Colorado. Colorado Historical Society, William A. Bell Papers.

___________. Civil Works Administration Interviews, 1933-1934 for Archuleta, Delta, Gunnison, La Plata, Montezuma, and Montrose Counties.

___________. Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation Collection.

___________. Colorado Yule Marble Company Papers.

___________. The George A. Crawford Papers.

___________. The Thomas Fuller Dawson Scrapbooks.

___________. William H. Jackson Papers.

___________. The Otto Mears Collection.

___________. Mesa Verde National Park Collection.

___________. William Jackson Palmer Papers.

___________. The Ute Indian Collection.

___________. Western Range Cattle Industry Study. Lamar Moore, "George W. Thompson: Cattleman of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico.

Romola, Linda. "Historical Survey: Taylor River District, Gunnison National Forest" Paper presented to the Colorado Historical Society, Denver, Colorado, 1977 (Typewritten).

Vandenbusche, Duane and Borneman, Walter. "Narrow Gauge to Lake City (And a Galloping Goose)", n. d. (typewritten).


August, Stephen M. "The Resolution of Water Regulation Conflict in the Colorado River Basin: The Interstate Compact", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1972.

Bacon, Herbert L. "The Peach Industry of the Grand Valley of Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1953.

Baker, Augusta. "The Ute Indians", M. A. Thesis, University of Denver, 1943.

Bartlett, Richard A. "The Great Surveys in Colorado, 1867-1879", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1953.

Besser, V. M. "The Administration of Governor Waite and the Populist Party in Colorado, 1893-1905", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1924.

Binkley, Frances W. "The Hayden Survey", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1945.

Blizzard, William L. "The Frontier Press of Colorado in the Ute Uprising of 1879", M. A. Thesis, University of Kansas, 1934.

Blomstrom, Robert L. "The Economics of the Fur Trade of the West, 1800-1840", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1961.

Bracey, Jessie A. "Colorado Indians and Their Removal", M. A. Thesis, University of Northern Colorado, 1939.

Brinley, John E. "The Western Federation of Miners", M. A. Thesis, University of Utah, 1972.

Brockway, Ronald S. "Edward P. Costigan: A Study of a Progressive and the New Deal", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1974.

Brown, William M. "The History of the Cebolla-Powderhorn Country", M. A. Thesis, Western State College, 1935.

Buckles, William G. "The Uncompahgre Complex: Historical Ute Archaeology and Prehistoric Archaeology on the Uncompahgre Plateau in West Central Colorado", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1971.

Covington, James W. "Relations Between the Ute Indians and the United States Government, 1848-1900", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma, 1949.

Crowley, John M. "Ranches in the Sky", M. A. Thesis, University of Minnesota, 1964.

Culhane, A. E. "The History of the Settlement of La Plata County, Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1934.

Cummins, D. H. "Social and Economic History of Southwestern Colorado, 1860-1948", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Texas, 1951.

Downing, Bonnie P. "The Mining Interest in the Colorado Statehood Movement, 1859-1876", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1970.

Falls, Allyn W. "Ignacio Youth Study", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1956.

Fell, James E. "Ores to Metals: The Evolution of the Smelting Industry in Colorado, 1864-1921", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1975.

Fury, Dalla. "The History of Mining in San Juan Country", M. A. Thesis, Colorado State Teachers' College, 1934.

Haase, Carl L. "Gothic, Colorado: City of Silver Wires", M. A. Thesis, Western State College, 1971.

Iden, T. L. "Ute Indian Cessions of Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1929.

Hampton, Harold D. "Conservation and Cavalry: A Study of the Role of the United States Army in the Development of a National Park System, 1886-1917", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1965.

Hill, Clifford C. "Wagon Roads in Colorado, 1858-1876", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1950.

Kalish, Richard J. "National Resource Planning, 1933-1939", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1963.

Kaplan, Michael D. "Otto Mears: Colorado's Transportation King", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1975.

Kipp, Laurence J. "The Attitude of the Federal Government Toward the Settlement of the Great Plains, 1865-1900", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1939.

Logan, P. S. "History of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway, 1871-1881", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1931.

Lonsdale, David L. "The Movement for an Eight-Hour Law in Colorado, 1893-1913", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1963.

McCarthy, G. M. "Colorado Confronts the Conservation Impulse, 1891-1907", M. A. Thesis, University of Denver, 1969.

McClurg, Donald J. "Labor Organization in the Coal Mines of Colorado, 1878-1933", M. A. Thesis, University of California, 1959.

McGuire, Carl W. "History of the Colorado State Federation of Labor, 1896-1905", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1938.

Meier, Harold C. "Three Ethnic Groups in a Southwestern Community", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1955.

Moore, Allen. "Public Lands of Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1915.

Neuhaus, C. E. "Transportation to Colorado 1858-1869", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1928.

Norman, Georgina. "The White Settlement of the Ute Reservation, 1880-1885", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1957.

Pagano, Mary. "Early Military Forts of Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Denver, 1943.

Reini, Gertrude H. "A History of National Forests in Colorado", M. S., M. A. Thesis, Colorado State College of Education, 1931.

Richie, Eleanor L. "Spanish Relations with the Yuta Indians, 1860-1822", M. A. Thesis, Denver University, n. d.

Schweiso, Charles M. "The Unemployed Cooperatives in Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1935.

Seaman, D. M. "Minerals and Mineral Deposits of the San Juan Region", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, n. d.

Sims, Robert C. "Colorado and the Great Depression", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1970.

Smith, Duane A. "Mining Camps and the Settlement of the Trans-Mississippi Frontier, 1860-1890", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1964.

Spence, Clark C. "Robert Orchard Old and the British and Colorado Mining Bureau", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1951.

Spencer, A. S. "Newspapers in Gunnison County, 1879-1900", M. A. Thesis, Western State College, 1932.

Spiva, Agnes E. "The Utes of Colorado, 1863-1880", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1929.

Suggs, George G. "Colorado Conservatives Versus Organized Labor: A Study of the James Hamilton Peabody Administration, 1903-1905", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1964.

Swadesh, Frances L. "The Southern Ute and Their Neighbors, 1877-1926", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1962.

___________. "Hispanic Americans of the Ute Frontier, 1694-1960", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1966.

Thomas, Alfred B. "Spanish Expeditions into the Colorado Region, 1541-1776", M. A. Thesis, University of California, 1924.

Thompson, Thomas G. "The Cultural History of Colorado Mining Towns, 1859-1920", M. A. Thesis, University of Missouri, 1966.

Toby, Emma C. "History of the Formation of the Counties and History of the Counties of Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Denver, 1930.

Ton, Paul. "The Development and Use of Mining Techniques in the Frontier Region of the Western United States", M. A. Thesis, Denver University, 1958.

Tyler, S. L. "Before Escalante: An Early History of the Yuta Indians and the Area North of New Mexico", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Utah, 1951.

VanBradt, N. C. "Historical Development of the Major Federal Irrigation Projects in the Colorado River Drainage and Their Significance in Our National Development", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1932.

Voss, Walter A. "Colorado and Forest Conservation", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1931.

White, Forest L. "The Panic of 1893 in Colorado", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1932.

Wilson, Mary. "Rico, Colorado: The Pride of the San Juans, 1879-1882", M. A. Thesis, Texas Technological College, 1950.

Wroton, William H. Jr. "The Railroad Tie Industry in the Central Rocky Mountain Region, 1867-1900", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 1956.

Zefers, Dana. "From Ditch to Doctrine: The Origins of the Colorado Doctrine of Water Rights", M. A. Thesis, University of Colorado, 1959.

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