Moore, Dr. Edward James. Snap Shots of a Trip to Boulder Colorado and the University of Colorado at Boulder by the distinguished American physicist, Dr. Edward James Moore, circa 1914. Twenty-four (24) silver gelatin photographs, vernacular images taken on a summer vacation visit to Boulder Colorado, selected, mounted and titled in white ink on black paper by Mrs. Edward J. Moore. Additional annotations on a sheet of stationery folded once by Mrs. Moore describe more fully the excursions on “The Switzerland Trail of America.” 7 in x 10 in, heavy black paper-bound album in fine condition. Condition is fine, noting solarization of the silver gelatin photographs. Included a pasted in fold-out souvenir booklet of images of scenes in black-and-white with color images of local flowers. An annotated post card with Mrs. Moore’s annotations, numbers identifying Red Mountain (1), the Chautaqua Grounds (3), As nearly as we could estimate is where our boarding house is (4), the University (5).
The photographic images are:
- Boulder, Colorado.
- The Hale Scientific Building.
- The Giant Flatirons from our window.
- Boulder Can[y]on. On the way Boulder Falls.
- Boulder Can[y]on near the falls.
- Above Boulder Falls. Altitude 9000 ft.
- On the mountain top Above Boulder Falls.
- On the way to Flagstaff Mountain Fourth of July.
- North Boulder Falls.
10.On the top of Flagstaff Mountain. Baalin [sic Baalam’s donkey, three wives on a donkey]
- and his friends [Dr. Moore and Prof. Hall ? riding a donkey, with a woman in the foreground]
- Camp Caribou
- Snow field near the Continental Divide.
- The Araphoe Peak. Altitude 13,500 ft.
- Climbing the peak.
- North Boulder Can[y]on near Eldora.
- The Royal Arch (2 images)
- Just entering Estes Park.
- Mouth of the Big Thompson Can[y]on.
- The Columbine Hotel [a photograph postcard Long’s Peak and Columbine Hotel, Estes Park]
- On the way to Red Mountain.
- View of Green Mountain from the Red Mountain.
- In Estes Park