Center for Research and Education
3 linear feet. Founded in 1961, this non-profit of educational, business, and civic leaders formulated new ideas for an educational institution for the Rocky Mountain Region. Records date from 1961-1969.
Enos Mills Properties in Tahosa Valley
1 linear foot of archival records pertaining to government land records
concerning the Enos Mills properties in the Tahosa Valley. Donated by historian Loyd Glasier in 1994.
Estes Park Public Library
9 linear feet of archival material, photographs, slides, clippings notebooks related to the foundation of the Estes Park Public Library. Records date from 1917-2006.
Estes Park Woman’s Club
15 linear feet of archival material pertaining to the organization that founded the Estes Park Public Library in 1917. Records date from 1915-2006.
Larimer County Tax Assessor’s Records
12 linear feet of property records from the Estes Park area including parcels beginning with the prefixes: 14, 15, 24, 25, 34, and 35.
10 linear feet of archival records, scrapbooks and photographs pertaining to the Newcomers Club, a community organization founded in 1965 to help residents of the Estes Park area learn about the community while developing new friendships.” Records date from 1965-2006.
Scottish Festival Archives
3 linear feet of videos, papers, and 3-D souvenirs from the Longs Peak Scottish/ Irish Highland Festival. Records date from 1985-2006.
Summer Residents’ Association
Five volumes of leather-bound SRA scrapbooks Records date from 1941-2000.
Estes Park/ Rocky Mountain National Park Businesses and Guidebooks
10 linear feet of pamphlets and guidebooks pertaining to the businesses of the
Approximately 2000 postcards of the ROMO/EP region. 1915-2006.
12 linear feet of Whispering Pine yearbooks from 1929-2005.
Reports/ Special Publications
3 linear feet of reports pertaining to EP, ROMO, USFS, and Bureau of Reclamation
prior to 1966.
Listing of Artworks in Estes Park Public Library compiled January, 2002.
1. La Poesie. Bronze sculpture of the muse. Donated to the library by Eleanor James Hondius, possibly in the mid-1930s when she donated money for the reading room addition to the library which included a fireplace.
2. William Henry Jackson photo of Longs Peak from MacGregor Ranch. Image size is 11x17 in early 20th century gilded frame
3. RH Tallant oil painting of Black Canyon/MacGregor Mountain. Image size is ca. 24x36 in original barnwood style frame.
4. RH Tallant watercolor of Longs Peak from Estes Park, dated 1907. Image size is ca. 5x9. Presented to Estes Park Public Library by Pieter Hondius ... 1986
5. FP Clatworthy photograph of the "Two Johnnies" - John Burroughs and John Muir
6. Original image taken in Yosemite in May, 1909. hand colored (reframed 2001 and some of the color is running) Image size is ca. 6x14 .
7. Dave Stirling oil painting of Ypsilon seen through aspens. Image size is ca. 20x24 in original frame. Plate says "donated to library in memory of James Newton Lott 1948".
8. Robert Wands oil painting of Hallett Peak. Image size is ca. 20x24. $550
9. Robert Wands oil painting of Ypsilon. Image size is ca. 24x30. Probably valued higher than the smaller Hallett Peak.
10. Lyman Byxbe "Invitation to Adventure." Hand colored photograph shows Glacier Creek below Hallett Peak. Image size is ca. 5x7 original light wood frame.
11. Lyman Byxbe "Aspens in Autumn." Hand colored photograph shows dirt road through aspen trees with Longs Peak in background. Image size is ca. 5x7 original wood frame stamped "Byxbe Art Gallery."
12. Clifford Putney pen and ink/colored pencil "Vanished Lodges of RMNP." Image size is ca. 16x16. Donated to the library in 1998.
13. Cathy Moran needlework on painted canvas "Mountains and Wildflowers."
Donated when Morans moved to California in 1987.
14. Photograph of Enos Mills and Scotch, his dog. Possibly taken by Mrs. Mills image size is 5x7. Original frame/says property of Enda Mills Kiley on back. Original frame is in the workroom. Photo is MIA.
15. Photograph of Jenny, the orphan bear, by Enos Mills. Image size is ca. 4x6 original wooden frame.
16. Photograph of Estes Park - looking east, ca. 1900, possibly taken from Old Man Mountain. Photographer unknown. Image size is ca. 6x11.
17. Photograph of "The Range from Estes Park" with names of mountains. Image size is ca. 6x18.
18. Aerial photograph of Estes Park by Ken Rushing. Image is ca. 48x60. Donated in 2000.
19. Gary Keimig painting of characters from children's literature. Image size is ca. 3'x6'. Oil or acrylic paint? Donated (or commissioned?) in 1991 for the new building.
20.Lyman Byxbe etching in frame. Dream Lake image is vertical Lyman Byxbe aquatint in frame.
21. After Sundown donated in 2001 by woman whose mother worked with Mr. Byxbe in Nebraska. Image is horizontal.
22. Lyman Byxbe etching in frame. “The Challenger.” Not listed in Crump's checklist. Image of elk is vertical.
23. Lyman Byxbe etching in frame. “Trail to Dream Lake.” Not listed in Crump's checklist. Image is vertical
24. Twenty-four Lyman Byxbe etchings, aquatints, etc. in folio. All are titled and signed Lyman Byxbe in pencil unless otherwise noted. Note in the front reads in part: "Mr. Byxbe gave these etchings to the Estes Park Library some years ago. The Library Board, to protect them for posterity and yet to make them available to all, put them into this book form in 1965." Goes on to explain that some of the mats had notes attached possibly dating the original gift to 1935 or 1936. The Byxbes first visited Estes Park in 1922 and moved here in 1934.
Another typewritten note dated January 1971 explains that the collection contains original etchings and that the collection was presented to the Estes Park Library in the early 1930s.
• “Bear Lake and Halletts.” Vertical etching: 7” x 5”
• “Fluttering Leaves (trial proof).” Vertical drypoint 10” x 8”
• “Top of Longs Peak.” Vertical drypoint 7” x 5”(1937)
• “Aspen Trail.” Vertical etching 7”x 5” (1937)
• “Top of Longs Peak. 2nd copy.” Paper is lighter than first copy.
• “Showers 36.” Vertical drypoint 10” x 8”. mage is vertical. (1952)
• “Windswept.” Horizontal drypoint 8” x 10”
• “Jumping Off Place.” Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”. Alternate title from Crump's is "Cloudy Day at Timberline."
• “Bear Lake.” Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”.
• “After Sundown 54.” Horizontal aquatint 8” x 10”(1934)
• “Lone Pine.” Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”
• “Down on the Farm.” Horizontal drypoint 8” x10” (1936)
• “Cheley View - Mummy Range.” Horizontal etching 5” x 7”
• “Morning Comes to the Range.” Horizontal aquatint 8” x 10” (1934)
• “Beside the Wind River Trail 52.” Horizontal drypoint 8” x 10”
• “East Face of Longs Peak.” Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”
• “Long's from Trail Ridge.” Vertical etching 7” x 5”
• “Restless Winds -35.” Vertical etching 8” x 10”
• “Singing Water.” Vertical etching 7” x 5”.
• “Silvery Colorado.” Vertical drypoint 7” x 5”
• “Dream Lake.” (Trees in right foreground) Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”
• “Dream Lake.” (Trees in left foreground) Horizontal drypoint 5” x 7”
• “Dream Lake.” Vertical drypoint 7” x 5”
• “Long's in Autumn.” Vertical 7” x 5”
25. Cheryl Pennington handtinted photographs - 4 views of downtown including post office, library, school, etc. taken from postcards approximately $75 each
26. Poster- James Frank photograph of bighorn sheep produced for the Chamber of Commerce, ca. 1991.
27. Poster - Roger Thorp photograph of the entrance to the library building with 2000 calendar. produced for campaign to finance construction of second story of the library, 1999.
28. Poster - National Museum of Women in the Arts in celebration of anniversary of the General Foundation of Women's Clubs. Donated by the Estes Park Woman's Club in 1994.
29. Quilted wall hanging made by Roberta Kice from curtains which originally
hung in the Bond Park library and screened reproduction of Ruth Drier drawing of the Bond Park library which had been created as a premium for Friends of the Library members. Created for the new library 1991.
30. Richardson Rome woodblock prints in folio.
31. Lew Dakan photograph of Fall River. Produced for the opening of the Fall River Visitor Center 2000. Signed by his son after Dakan's death. (original signed by Dakan was damaged in dry mounting process.)
32. Photographs of Eleanor and Pieter Hondius which are in the Hondius Room.
33. Clock in the Colorado Room donated by Trail Ridge Rock and Mineral Club. Polished rock face and various stones.