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Catalog Number 2004.004.587
Object Name Fonds
Scope & Content Fonds - Folder contains various documents from an original organizer box titled "Letters" and "August 1st, 1901." According to the donor these paper relate to the business affairs of G.W. (George Washington) Parfet. The organizer contains bound cardstock separator pages with alphabetic tabs.

The following documents were found grouped together under the alphabetic tab "A", and include:

* Four letters to George Parfet dated from August through November 1901, on letterhead from the Butte Sewer Pipe & Tile Co. of Butte, Montana. The letters request date of shipment of black silica and payment for that and other shipments. There is also a letter from the same company dated 1903

*Two letters, one from Boulder Shale Brick Works (dated1901) and the other from The Boulder Shale-Brick Association (dated 1903) both addressed to GW Parfet from F.L. Galicher. The 1903 letter asks Parfet to allow his man Mr. J.W. Sherman to work for the Boulder company, "to get the clay out."

* Two letters from the Denver, Lakewood and Golden Railroad Co. to Geo. Parfet, one dated November 1902 and the other dated March 1903. One letter requests the use of a road roller if Parfet has one, and the other requests a shipment of sand and rock.

*A letter, and a note & receipt from University of Denver and Colorado Seminary dated 1902 and 1903, asking for and acknowledging financial contributions from George Parfet

* A letter dated July 1902 from Bates Realty Company inviting George Parfet to come to investigate a newly opened bed of clay on land that was recently set for sale.

*A letter dated December 1901 from H.S. Burton of Arvada who is offering land for sale to George Parfet
Title Fonds - documents dating from 1901-1903
Collection Permanent-Parfet Family
People Parfet, George Washington "GW"
Search Terms Parfet Clay mine
Clay mining
Denver, Lakewood, and Golden Railroad