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Barney Ford Collection

Identifier: ARL90

Scope and Contents

Doll with stand by Roberta Bell, artist member of the National Institute of American Doll Artists. “Elijah Muhammad, The False Prophet” by M.G. McNeil (pamphlet)


  • undated

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

Barney Ford was a former slave who overcame many misfortunes to become a leading citizen of Denver, a power in Republican politics, and one of Colorado's wealthiest men.


1 box

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mayo McNail.


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