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A.C. Simeon Papers

Identifier: ARL165

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs related to Simeon boxing career and a newspaper clipping about the boating accident.


  • circa 1950-1959, 2007

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Simeon was a competitive boxer during the 1950s. He died in 2007 following a boating accident on the Cherry Creek Reservoir.


1 photo box (.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift,David McClinton,2008.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Photographs are from David McClinton, whose aunt, Velma Kennett, was associated with Simeon in the 1950s.

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205