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Edward D. Nicholson Papers

Identifier: WH588

Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper clippings, plaques and citations, correspondence, plus a few items concerning his father Samuel D. Nicholson. Correspondence includes a telegram from President Dwight D. Eisenhower and two letters from President Richard M. Nixon.


  • 1920-1979

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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

Edward D. Nicholson was a Colorado business and political figure. Born on August 31, 1887 in Leadville, Colo., son of Samuel D. Nicholson (1859-1923), U.S. Senator from Colorado. Began career supervising his father's mining interests; later (1943-1956) worked for United Air Lines, retiring as regional affairs manager. Active in Republican politics. Died on November 5, 1976 in Denver.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. Edward D. Nicholson, 1977.


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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