Collection consists of primarily of correspondence, financial records, documents pertaining to receivership, and other material relating to the Colorado Yule Marble Company, as well as materials relating more generally to the town of Marble, Colorado. Established in 1890 in Gunnison County, Colorado, Marble existed primarily due to marble deposits along Yule Creek. The Colorado Yule Marble Company was from 1905 to 1941 a major supplier of high-quality marble, providing material for hundreds of buildings and monuments in the United States, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Publications in the collection include: "Marble chips," and "Marble, Colorado : city of stone."
10.25 linear feet plus 2 flat boxes.