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Elmer T. Peterson Papers

Identifier: CONS59

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, articles, correspondence and transcripts addressing the issues of soil conservation, flooding, reservoirs and postwar agriculture.


  • 1925-1964

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collectin 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

Editor for the Daily Oklahoman and board officer for Friends of the Land.


3 boxes (3 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Table of Contents

Big dam foolishness -- Floods thrive on present policy -- Muddy water in motion.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Big dam foolishness.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Floods thrive on present policy.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Muddy water in motion.

Finding Aid for the Elmer T. Peterson Papers
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States