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Grace Hale Jordan Papers

Identifier: ARL162

Scope and Contents

Memorabilia, travel logs, awards, scrapbooks, photographs, slides and sound recordings.


  • 1931-2003

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

Grace Hale Jordan was born in Denver, Colorado August 11, 1918, attended Manual High School and graduated from the University of Denver in 1940, majoring in education. She married George R. Jordan in 1952 and traveled extensively with her husband who was a consultant engineer with the U.S. Department of State, Agency for International Development. They lived abroad from December 1954 to December 1971 in Trinidad, Ghana, Korea, Ecuador, and Thailand. Her work experiences range from teaching fourth grade to health education and family planning.


10 Boxes (9.5 linear feet)

1 oversize folders

2 photo boxes

1 Audiovisual box

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, donor unknown, date unknown.


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