Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
U.S. librarian and museum director. B. Aug. 19, 1856 Woodstock, Vt. Librarian of Denver, Colo. Public Library 1889-1897. Library at that time occupied quarters in East Denver High School building. Dana also served as secretary of the Board of Education, Arapahoe County School District No. 1. D. July 21, 1929 New York City. Library leader and innovator, Dana has been the subject of several books, among them one by Chalmers Hadley (librarian of Denver Public Library 1911-1924).
Repository also has Hadley ms. in published form: John Cotton Dana, a sketch. Chicago : American Library Association, 1943.