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Alexander Edward Hoyle Papers

Identifier: WH580

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Hoyle family letters and photos, some Berthoud family material. Correspondence of his father S.Z. Hoyle and uncle Francis E. (Frank) Everett (banker in Golden, Colo.) concern Colo. mining ventures at Lawson and Fairplay, and in Boulder County at Caribou and Salina. Photographs include: view of Orient Mine near Lawson, Colo., town of Lawson (Clear Creek County), Colo., studio portraits of Clara B. Everett and S.Z. Hoyle.


  • 1863-1909

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Alexander Edward Hoyle was an eastern U.S. based architect, born Apr. 13, 1881 in Golden, Colo. He was the son of the miner Stephen Zenas Hoyle (1844-1906) and Eva Berthoud Hoyle (1852-1892). After his mother's death, Hoyle was sent to live with relatives in Mass. where he was educated at Harvard and began his practice as an architect in Boston, Mass. at Cram & Ferguson (later named Hoyle, Doran & Berry). Hoyle retired in 1961 and died in Brookline, Mass. in January 1969.


1 Boxes (.25 linear feet)

1 photo folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Clarissa C. (Mrs. Allen) Hoffman (niece), 1977, 1997-1999.


Includes former C Photo Collection 166.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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