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Dawn Langley Simmons Papers

Identifier: M707

Scope and Contents

The collection contains an original manuscript for her book, The Two Lives of Baby Doe and correspondence regarding gift of Mrs. Roy Adams (Verona "Brownie" Florentine Fishback Adams) material to Western History Dept.


  • 1961-1971

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

Dawn Langley Pepita Simmons (circa 1922 - 18 September 2000) was a prolific English author and biographer.


1 envelopes (8 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Dawn Langley Simmons; no date.


Repository also has published book: The Two Lives of Baby Doe (Philadelphia : Macrae Smith Co., [1962]).
Finding Aid for the Dawn Langley Simmons Papers
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States