Colorado: and Homes in the New West 1880 by E. P. Tenney - Western Expansion States - Colorado College


Title: Colorado: and Homes in the New West

Author: E. P. [Edward Payson] Tenney

Description: Revised and illustrated edition, 1880, comprising the seventh thousand of The New West. Green beveled boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Light wear to head and foot of spine; faint blemishing on front board. Gilt bright. Free of marking. Gorgeously illustrated. Seven maps. 118, [1] pp. 9.25 x 6 inches.

E. P. Tenney, the then President of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, presents the prospects of the Mountain states (the New West) as an inducement to emigration and settlement. He describes the conditions and features of this region, including chapters on grazing, farming, timber, mining, climate, emigration, towns, scenery, geology, the Native American culture of New Spain, Old Spain in New Spain, and Mormonism in Utah. (The New West in this volume are the Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Montana.)

Edward Payson Tenney (1835-1916) was a Congregational minister, author, and the President of Colorado College from 1877 to 1884.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Lee and Shepard
Place: Boston
Year: 1880

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming. Mountain states, Rocky Mountains, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Westward expansion, travel, 1880, 1880's, nineteenth century, 19th century, settlement, settlers,

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