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C MSS WH1089
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33 linear ft. (20 boxes), 8 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folio, 2 audio-visual boxes, 12 photo boxes
Organized into 5 series: 1. Bancroft family, 1765, 1851-1986 (Box 1-5). 2. Caroline Bancroft, 1891-1985 (Box 5-20). 3. Oversize, 1861-1970 (OVBox 1-8, OVfolio 1). 4. Audio-visual, 1971-1974 (AVBox 1-2). 5. Photographs, ca.1854-1985 (PhotoBox 1-12).
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Caroline Bancroft was born to a prominent Denver, Colo. pioneer family in 1900. During her lifetime, she was a socially connected bon vivant, journalist, prolific author and defacto historian whose Colo. history pamphlets helped popularize the state during the later half of the 20th century. Bancroft died in Denver in 1985.
Summary:
The collection contains correspondence, business files, photographs, genealogical information and family memorabilia of the various members of the Bancroft, Jarvis, Norton and LeBaron families. The bulk of the materials include the manuscripts, copies of published works, research materials, correspondence, personal papers, ephemera and photographs of Caroline Bancroft.
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Collection incorporates former Photo Collection 173 (formerly P.A.F.I. 173), and Photo Collection 265 (formerly P.A.F.I. Album #265).
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
Caroline Bancroft was born to a prominent Denver, Colo. pioneer family in 1900. During her lifetime, she was a socially connected bon vivant, journalist, prolific author and defacto historian whose Colo. history pamphlets helped popularize the state during the later half of the 20th century. Bancroft died in Denver in 1985.
Donor:
Caroline Bancroft, 1985.
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