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Henry F. May Papers

Identifier: WH531

Scope and Contents

Informal record of his personal, professional, and social life mainly in Boston and Denver. Inserted material includes clippings, programs, certificates.


  • 1888-1910

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Attorney. Native of Boston, Mass, where he practiced law before moving to Denver, Colo. 1890. Associated with Macbeth & May law firm in Denver. During Wilson administration, served as special to U.S. Attorney General for oil land litigation. After retirement, moved to California where he died.


1 box(es) (.5 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Prof. Henry F. May, 1987.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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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