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Julius C. Gunter papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1409

Scope and Contents

Collection contains copy of last will and testament for Julius C. Gunter (1940-1941), legal documents and letter to Huldah Wilson, a household employee, concern probate; hymnal; diaries of wife, Bettie Brown Gunter, include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pressed flowers, telegrams, and fabric miniatures of the United States and Colorado flags (1940-1941). Daily handwritten entries contain information about the social, religious, political, medical, economic, intellectual, and cultural life in early 20th century Denver. Photographs of Bettie Brown Gunter and Julius C. Gunter.


  • 1917-1941

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

Julius C. Gunter was appointed justice of the Colorado Supreme Court in 1901, and served as the Governor of Colorado from 1917-1919.


.25 box

1 photo folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Glenn A. Wilson;1987. Purchase;1999.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the Julius C. Gunter papers,1917-1941[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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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