Clio Club Scrapbook: A Message From the Clio Club
Scrapbook with pressed flowers, photographs, ephemra and hand ink inscriptions. The cover is fabric and hand embroidered.
-Embroidered on the cover: "A Message From The Clio Club."
-Page 2-back side, hand written in black ink under photograph (bust image of woman in profile) "Mrs. Electa Hamilton Founder and First President"
-Page 3-front hand written in ink, "CLIO CLUB DENVER COLORADO ORGANIZED FEB 14TH 1892 1895"
-Page 4-front, hand written in ink, "Spoke full well in language grand and often/One who dwelleth by the Castle Rhine/When he calleth the flowers blue and golden/Stars that on ...(?)..do shine/....(?)/God has written in these stars above/But will bless in the bright flowers under us/...(?)...his love"
Page 5-front page, hand written in ink, "..in the light shining/Blossoms Flowering in the Eye of Joy"
Page 6-front, lower right in ink, "Verbesina/Palmer Lake, Altitude 8000 ft.
Page 7-front page, hand written in ink, "From leaves with soft and silken lining"
Page 8-front, lower right in ink, "Snow on the Mountain Denver, Morrison, Plat C.../Altitude 7000ft"
Page 9-front page, hand written in ink, "Birds that often..in decay"
Page 10-front, lower right in ink, "Blue Gentian/Boreas Pass Altitude 12000 ft Umbrella Plant (yellow) Manitou Co."
Page 11-front page, hand written in ink, "Everywhere about us are they glimmering/Some have stories to tell us/ Spring is here"
Page 12-front, lower right in ink, "Mentzelia or Evening Star Pueblo"
Page 13-front page, hand written in ink, "Other, they have eyes with tears/ Flemming"
Page 14-front, lower right in ink, "Columbine Argentine Pass Altitude 12,000 ft"
Page 15-front page, hand written in ink, "Stem of white... and the golden loom"
Page 16-front, lower right in ink, "Corn Denver Elevation 5000ft"
Page 17-front page, hand written in ink, "Not shone in Springs....and in Summers green.....but in old...Autmns.../in the center of the frozen sheild"
Page 18-front, lower right in ink, "Anemone Baldy Mountain Altitude 13,500 ft Tiger Lily Cassells Buena Vista Wet Mountain Valley Altitude 8000 ft"
Page 19-front page, hand written in ink, "In all flowers in all season/Flowers expand their bright and ....teaching us by most/How often they are...things/And with child-like...affection/We behold them ..../...of over great.../..of the bright and better land-"
Page 20-front page, hand written in ink, "He spoke of the grass and the flowers and the trees/of the singing birds and the humming../They talked of the ... and wonderful..../.....weather"
Page 21-page has hand illustrations of birds and the moon-front, lower right in ink, "Clematis Bear Creek"
Page 22-page has program-like page in the center with color illustrations of Rome-front page, hand written in ink, "The Topics for the season 1893-1894........."
Page 23 photograph of the women in the club with two programs
Page 24-page with program and pressed berry branches-front page, hand written in ink, "Be the light of the past to unravel the present"
Page 25-photograph of pikes peak with text under in ink "Pike's Peak Ride in they robes of splendor oh mountains of cold and grey/Altitude 14,147 ft"
Page 26 -photograph of Longs Peak with text under in ink "Long's Peak "The mountains wear crowns of glory, Only when sen from afar" Altitude 14,271ft"
Page 27 Hand-made flyer with text: "Clio Club musical...."
-CLIO CLUB // [ BOX] HOLD ABS // P.H. 12 // CLIO CLUB / PRESSED FLOWERS / BOOK // [LID] A LARGE BOOK OF COLORADO WILD FLOWERS + PHOTOS OF LONGS + PIKES PEAK. BELONGING TO THE CLIO CLUB OF DENVER . ON FEB. 23,1927 PHONED MRS. W.P. CARSTAPHEN (SP.) WHO SAID, " THE BOOK BELONGS TO THE CLIO CLUB AND WAS PLACED IN MUSEUM FOR SAFE KEEPING. EXCEPTING ONE LADY, ALL OF CHARTER MEMBERS OF CLUB ARE DEAD, IT IS UNLIKELY THE CLUB WILL WANT IT NOW. DO WITH IT AS YOU THINK BEST." ABS //