This collection contains the family, personal, and business papers of Colorado cattle rancher J.D. Craighead (1873-1964),
including materials related to the Craighead Ranch and irrigation projects; diaries; account books; and some government documents
J.D. (Jacob Ditzler) Craighead, started a cattle ranch in La Junta, Colorado, in
1905, which was the beginning of the Hereford cattle industry in that area.
3,440 pieces in 6 boxes, 3 cartons, and
1 oversize folder.
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