Papers of Daniel W. Working
Daniel Webster Working (1862-1944) served as a Colorado State Grange master and lecturer during the 1890s and early 1900s. He wrote numerous articles and speeches concerning agriculture and Grange history and created a large file of research notes utilized by Alvin T. Steinel in writing the History of Agriculture in Colorado (1926). The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence and research notes gathered by Working for the History during the 1920s. In addition to Working's typed or handwritten copies of older documents, such as county records and newspaper articles, the collection includes news clippings and photostats of correspondence and deeds.
Photostats of letters to John M. Francisco, containing observations of the Territory of Colorado and attempts to earn a living there, 1852-1865. Correspondents include Felix St. Vrain, Henry Daigre, J. B. Doyle and Lafayette Head.