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Richard T. MacCracken Interview

Identifier: M965

Scope and Contents

Collection contains the transcripts of an interview with MacCracken. He discusses growing up on a homestead near Estes Park, Colo during the early 1900s; copy of newspaper clipping describing 1912 Estes Park log cabin (April 1956).


  • 1956-1959

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Richard Thompson MacCracken was born in Washington, D.C. on September 2, 1893. He grew up in Estes Park, Colo. and later worked as a Forest Ranger for the National Park Service. Died in Estes Park in April 1966.


1 envelope (2 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Benjamin P. Draper, 1978.


Interview conducted July 6, 1959.

Finding Aid for the Richard T. MacCracken Interview
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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