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Archival/Mixed Materials
Call Number:
C MSS WH1418
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Description:
22.5 linear ft. (23 boxes), 6 oversize folios
Organized in 4 series: 1. Printed material, 1975-1989 (box 1-4). 2. Ephemera, 1975-1989 (box 5-22). 3. Oversize, 1976-1987 (folios 1-6). 4. Audio-Visual, 1985, 1987 (box 23).
Bio/Organization Note:
Celestial Seasonings, an herbal tea company located in Boulder, Colorado, established the Classic in 1975 (Red Zinger Bicycle Classic) with three bicycle races in three days. Within two years it was America's largest amateur bicycle race drawing both national and international cyclists. In 1980 the sponsorship passed from Celestial Seasonings to Adolph Coors Brewing Co. The final race was held in 1988 when Coors dropped out of the Classic.
Summary:
Contains printed material consisting of correspondence, promotional items, manuals, publications, sponsorship proposals, and contracts; ephemera includes commemorative tee shirts, mugs, postcards, waterbottles, souvenir sports caps, official bicycle jerseys and cycling caps. These items define each year's event identified by colors, clothes, and promotional materials.
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Post cards (photo accession #2004.142) transferred to Post Card Collection.
Contact Western/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.
Celestial Seasonings, an herbal tea company located in Boulder, Colorado, established the Classic in 1975 (Red Zinger Bicycle Classic) with three bicycle races in three days. Within two years it was America's largest amateur bicycle race drawing both national and international cyclists. In 1980 the sponsorship passed from Celestial Seasonings to Adolph Coors Brewing Co. The final race was held in 1988 when Coors dropped out of the Classic.
Donor:
Michael D. Aisner; March 10, 2000.
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