GUNNISON, COLORADO’S BONANZA COUNTY
by JOHN K. HALLOWELL, Geologist
Published by the COLORADO MUSEUM OF APPLIED GEOLOGY AND MINEROLOGY
Gunnison, Colorado, 1883
In original light pink, black-printed wrappers.
Condition: good plus to very good; internal pages bright and clean; some light toning to edges; spine stabilized with neutral pH, acid-free paper; soft-wrapper covers mended with neutral pH, acid-free museum conservation tape. Some light age-toning and soiling to chipped wrappers. Publication is complete.
C. J. Kelly, Printer, 406 Holladay Street, Denver, Colorado
Publication dimensions: 6 inches by 9 inches;168 pages
First-hand sources for the history of early Gunnison County, Colorado are difficult to find, other than in specific institutions. However, if you’re interested in learning more about the early mining history of Gunnison County, Colorado, then you have a chance. Exhibited here for potential acquisition is John K. Hallowell’s highly detailed account of inspections, explorations and observations
made by the author during his trip to the Gunnison Country of Colorado in 1882. Covers Gothic, Irwin, Crested Butte, Schofield, Elkton, Elcho,Crystal and many other gold, silver and coal mining locales within in Gunnison County.
Superb and scarce historical work published several years after Chief Ouray agreed to move his Native Peoples to the San Juan Mountains area of Colorado, under treaty.