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Ivy Baldwin Scrapbook

Identifier: Mflm7

Scope and Contents

Collection contains microfilm (C MSS Mflm7) copy of a scrapbook with articles concerning Baldwin, balloons and aeronautical feats.


  • 1892-1953

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

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

Ivy Baldwin, born William Ivy (July 31, 1866; Houston, Tex. - October 8, 1953; Eldorado Springs, Colo.) was an American balloonist, aeronaut and high-wire performer. He is credited with being the first aviator to be shot down during wartime in the U.S. during the Spanish-American War (1898).


1 microfilm reel(s) (35mm)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purcahse, Colorado State Historical Society, purchase1953.


Photocopying prohibited.


Master reel owned by Colorado Historical Society, Denver, Colo. Original scrapbook owned by Mrs. Ila V. Newman.

Finding Aid for the Ivy Baldwin Scrapbook
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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