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Founded in 1882, the Colorado Scientific Society promotes knowledge, the understanding of science, and its application to human needs, focusing primarily on earth science, but welcoming members with interests in all fields of science.

 

All items and information submitted by Beth Simmons - CSS Historian


The Colorado Scientific Society Letterhead - 1888

The Colorado Scientific Society Letterhead - 1915

 

Members Delinquent in their Dues 1888

Name

Dues for

Amount Due

Board, G. 1888 $10
Burlingame, E. E. 1888 $10
Chavenet, R. 1888 $10
Chisolm, F. F. 1888 $10
Copeland, F. R. 1888 $10
Eakins, L. G. 1888 $10
Ellers, A. 1888 $10
Eldrige, G. H. 1888 $10
Foster, E. Lenere 1888 $10
Grant, J. B. 1888 $10
Guiterman, F. 1888 $10
Hand, E. P. 1888 $10
Hart, Rev. H. M. 1887,1888 $20
Hart, J. Nelson 1888 $10
Headden, W. P. 1888 $10
Jackson, W. H. 1888 $10
Keck, R. 1886,1887,1888 $30
Leorens, H. W. 1888 $10
Locke, B. H. 1888 $10
Low, A. H. 1887, 1888 $20
McCree, W. 1886,1887,1888 $30
Martine, Cat 1888 $10
Moss, Milton 1888 $10
Munson, Dr. Y. C. 1888 $10
Murdock, Jas 1888 $10
Porter, John A. 1888 $10
Roeser, F. 1888 $10
Smith, B. H. 1888 $10
Smith, W. B. 1888 $10
Sticht, R. 1888 $10
Storker, E. G. 1888 $10
Tripp, F. M. 1888 $10
Von Schulz, A. 1887, 1888 $20
Ward, W. S. 1888 $10
Waring, W. G. 1886, 1888 $20
Waters, J. H. E. 1888 $10
Wartenweiler, A. 1888 $10
Wrigley, R. F. 1888 $10

If you read closely you will see W.H. Jackson, Milton Moss (Harald Drewes), N.P. Hill, Rev. Hart, C.H. Eldridge, and R. Chauvenet. So did CSS collect? There are many letters from these and other members apologizing for not paying their dues. All the excuses we still hear.