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Guide to the Myrtle Brown Collection

Myrtle Brown CollectionMyrtle Brown Collection, 1922-1940
1 folder
Collection SMS003
Accession 1978.009

Biography
No biographical information about Ms. Myrtle Brown accompanied the collection of photographs when they were accessioned as a gift in 1978.

Scope & Content Note  

This collection contains 35 photographs, many of which were glued together with black paper, and seven photographic postcards. The photographs were removed as much as possible from the black paper but some remnants remain. Some writing is on the reverse side of the photographs. Several areas of Colorado are represented including Pikes Peak, Golden Colorado, Colorado Springs, and Denver. Myrtle Brown is present in some of the photographs.

Subject Terms  

Personal names:
Brown, Myrtle
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885

Subject Headings:
Colorado
Colorado--Pictorial works
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Denver (Colo.)
Indians of North America
Photographs
Pikes Peak (Colo.)
Postcards

Processing Information  

This collection was accessioned in 1978.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

The Myrtle Brown Collection is the property of the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Literary right, including copyright, belongs to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, with the exception of copyrighted artwork images and published literary works, which are the property of the respective copyright holders. It is the responsibility of the researcher, and his/her publisher, to obtain publishing permission from individuals pictured, relevant copyright holders, and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Restrictions on Access  

The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.

Preferred Citation  

Myrtle Brown Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Series 1: Myrtle Brown Collection
Photographs have been cataloged in the Image Archive Database, but none have been scanned yet.
Box/Folder # Accession # Folder Title/Description
1/3 1978.009.3 “South Sister.” No. 46 in Union Oil Company’s Natural Color Scenes of the west. 1940, Union Oil Co. of California. Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in. Record not in Image Archive Database.
1978.009.3A “Malibu Encinal.” No. 41 in Union Oil Company’s Natural Color Scenes of the west. 1940, Union Oil Co. of California. Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in. Record not in Image Archive Database.
1978.009.3B “Emerald Bay in Winter.” Mike Roberts Color Reproduction. Sierra News Co. n.d. Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in. Record not in Image Archive Database.
1978.009.3C “Greetings from a Little Friend.” Genuine Curtisch-Chicago “C.J. Photochrom” Postcard. Distributed by Frasher Foto. n.d. Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in. Record not in Image Archive Database.
1978.009.3D “Greetings from Nevada.” Intermountain Tourist Supply, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah. . [1953] Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in. Record not in Image Archive Database.
1978.009.3E Souvenir Ticket: “This is to certify that __ has on the date stamped on back ascended to the Summit of Pikes Peak, Americas most famous Mountain, over the wonderful Pikes Peak Auto Highway.” n.d.
1978.009.04 Donner Lake, Calif. 1940 ca. Eastman Studio. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.05 Donner Lake, Calif. 1940 ca. Eastman Studio. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.06 Audubon Camp, Norden, Calif. 1940 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.07 Sugar Bowl chair lift. 1940 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.08 Cottages at Big Chief Camp on the banks of the Truckee River. 1940 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.09 Trout fishing on the Truckee at Big Chief camp. 1940 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.10 Indian Lodge, Davis Mountains State Park, Texas. 1940 ca. W.M. Cline, photographer. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
1978.009.11-A Myrtle, near Helen Hunt's grave, Colorado August 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in.
1978.009.11-B Myrtle, near Helen Hunt's grave, Colorado August 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.5 in.
1978.009.12 Clouds at Pikes Peak. 1920 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in.
1978.009.13 At Glen Cove Inn just after the snow and sleet storm, on Pikes Peak highway. 1920 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.25x2.25 in.
1978.009.14 Echo Lake near Mt. Evans, Colorado 10,400 ft, 1922. Photograph, b&w, 3.25x2.5 in.
1978.009.15 Pikes Peak summit. 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in.
1978.009.16 Pikes Peak highway. 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in.
1978.009.17 Buffalo Bill Inn, Golden, Colorado. 1922. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x2.5 in.
1978.009.18 Buffalo Bill Inn, Golden, Colorado, 10,400 ft. 1922. Photograph, b&w, 3.25x2.25 in
1978.009.19 View of highway running thru Colorado mountains. 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in.
1978.009.20 3 women, 1 sitting on a rock (rock has Bruin Inn written on it). 1922. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.25 in.
1978.009.21 Snow covered ground and trees. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.25 in.
1978.009.22 Echo Lake. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.25 in.
1978.009.23 3 women standing in front of an inn. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 5.75x3.5 in.
1978.009.24 Two women standing near railing looking at mountains. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.5 in. 1978.009.25 is glued to the back of this photograph.
1978.009.25 View of highway running thru mountains. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.5 in. 1978.009.24 is glued to the back of this photograph.
1978.009.26 View of mountain gorge. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in.
1978.009.27 Woman walking toward automobile along roadway thru trees. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in.
1978.009.28 View up the side walls of a gorge with highway next to it. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in.
1978.009.29 Where we ate lunch near Bruin Inn. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.30 & 1978.009.31).
1978.009.30 Two people standing on walking bridge over a waterfall. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.29 & 1978.009.31).
1978.009.31 Two women standing near a statue of an Indian killing a buffalo (all are in front of a building). 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 5.75x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.29 & 1978.009.30).
1978.009.32 Pikes Peak [3 women sitting on a rock]. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.25 in.
1978.009.33 Colorado campus of Colo. College, Pikes Peak in the distance. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with another photograph glued to back (1978.009.34).
1978.009.34 Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with another photograph glued to back (1978.009.33).
1978.009.35 Marion and M.L.B. Pikes Peak Summit, Imbeciles? 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x2.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.36 & 1978.009.37).
1978.009.36 First of the Seven Falls. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.35 & 1978.009.37).
1978.009.37 View down a mountain. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.35 & 1978.009.36).
1978.009.38 Three women sitting in an automobile on a highway, near a mountain. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 5.75x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.39 & 1978.009.40).
1978.009.39 Cheseman Park. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.38 & 1978.009.40).
1978.009.40 3 women sitting in an automobile. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 2 other photographs (1978.009.38 & 1978.009.39).
1978.009.41 The "Sweet" bear, City Park, Denver. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x2.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 3 other photographs (1978.009.42 & 1978.009.43 & 1978.009.44).
1978.009.42 The "Sweet" bear, City Park, Denver. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x2.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 3 other photographs (1978.009.41 & 1978.009.43 & 1978.009.44).
1978.009.43 North Cheyenne Canyon stream just below Bridal Veil Falls, taken during rain. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 3 other photographs (1978.009.41 & 1978.009.42 & 1978.009.44).
1978.009.44 2 women standing on walking bridge looking at waterfalls. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with 3 other photographs (1978.009.41 & 1978.009.42 & 1978.009.43).
1978.009.45 A very peculiar red rose, St, Vraun's near Estes Park. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.25x3.25 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with another photograph (1978.009.46).
1978.009.46 4 women standing on marble steps. 1922 ca. Photograph, b&w, 5.75x3.5 in. Photograph is glued to black paper with another photograph (1978.009.45).
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