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Robbie Bean Papers

Identifier: ARL129

Scope and Contents

Contains material related to Martin Luther King Day Celebrations and the 10 Best Dressed Women of Colorado Award including newspaper clippings, evaluations, budgets, planning material, newsletters, photographs, plaques and trophies.


  • 1977-2011

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Retired educator. Graduated from the University oif Nebraska in 1950 and 1952 (Doctorate of Education). Noted for her creative techniques in teaching reading and math in inner city schools. Recognized by the Denver City Council in 1999 for her achievements. Chairperson, Black Educators United.


2 Boxes (2 linear feet)

2 oversize boxes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robbie Bean, Unknown donor, circa 2012.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205