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Edward W. Wynkoop Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 247
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials by and about Wynkoop. Includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings collected by Wynkoop from 1859 to 1891, certificates and letters received by Wynkoop from 1861 to 1883, and a photocopy and typescript of Wynkoop's memoirs. Much of the materials in this collection relate to the Civil War in the West, the Sand Creek Massacre of Indians in Colorado, and John Chivington, a rival of Wynkoop who was also the leader of the American forces responsible for the Sand Creek...
Dates: 1859-1987 (bulk, 1859-1891)

Sand Creek Massacre Account of Truman Blancett

 Collection
Identifier: AC 651-P
Scope and Content The collection contains a report dated 5 January, 1936 (probably dictated to M.M. Watson) by Truman Blancett, relating events surrounding the Colorado Sand Creek Massacre of 1864. The report was sent to Ernest Thompson Seton of Santa Fe, NM, covered by a note from M.M. Watson dated 15 August, 1946, and stating that Blancett had died in 1945. There are three additional letters from 1969: one from Seton’s daughter, giving permission for the letter to be used in research, and two from M.M. Watson,...
Dates: 1936 - 1969