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Phillipson Rod and Tackle Company Records

Identifier: CONS60

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records, ledgers, minutes, patent applications, publicity material, photographs and memorabilia.


  • 1945-1972

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Producer of bamboo and fiberglass flyrods. Founded in Denver by Bill Phillipson in 1945, renamed Phillipson Rod Company in 1964, and dissolved in 1972.


17 box(es) (17 linear feet)

2 oversize box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.

Finding Aid for the Phillipson Rod and Tackle Company Records
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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