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Betty Jo Wilkinson Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SC098
This collection consists of a copy of "Eat at Angell's" by Betty Jo Wilkinson, the granddaughter of Nellie Stillwell Angell. Jeanne Gooden Burkhardt and her husband Ross M. Burkhardt assisted Betty Jo Wilkinson in writing the manuscript. "Eat at Angell's" is a biographical and historical account of the life of Nellie Angell and her family. Wilkinson provides much detail on life and work at Angell's Tea Room, a popular restaurant in Greeley, Colorado. The restaurant became famous due to the Angell Club holding its meetings there. The world-famous author, James A. Michener, was a member of the club.

Dates

  • circa 1920-1950
  • Existence: Date acquired: 2009-10-21

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.
Source of Acquisition Betty Jo Wilkinson
Other Descriptive Information Biography of Nellie Stillwell Angell: Nellie Stillwell Angell ran the college cafeteria in Guggenheim Hall at Colorado State College of Education for three years in connection with Angell's Tea Room located at 1536 Eighth Avenue. She later moved Angell's Tea Room to 1715 Tenth Avenue.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the UNC University Libraries Archival Services Department at library.archives@unco.edu or 970-351-2854 for further information.

Extent

0.10 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a copy of "Eat at Angell's" by Betty Jo Wilkinson, the granddaughter of Nellie Stillwell Angell. Jeanne Gooden Burkhardt and her husband Ross M. Burkhardt assisted Betty Jo Wilkinson in writing the manuscript."Eat at Angell's" is a biographical and historical account of the life of Nellie Angell and her family. Wilkinson provides much detail on life and work at Angell's Tea Room (1928-1951), a popular restaurant in Greeley, Colorado. The restaurant became famous due to the Angell Club holding its meetings there. The world-famous author, James A. Michener, was a member of the club.

Arrangement This collection is organized into a single series.

Related Materials

Board of Trustees Minutes(RG1 S2)-- Frasier re-rents cafeteria to Mrs. Angel -- v.1 1919-1933 p. 179 Board of Trustees Minutes (RG1 S2) -- Angell House purchase -- v.4, 1948-53 pp.311-312 Clippings (RG15 S10) News and Publications photographs (RG3 S20 F11)
Author
Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2010 January 13.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

Contact:
University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639