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Charles Rowland Dudley Papers

Identifier: WH123

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters to Dudley in his capacity as Denver City Librarian concern book fines, library procedures, missing books; letter book contains correspondence about Dudley's personal affairs, real estate transactions, professional library and education affairs; microfilm (Mflm111) contains letter book.


  • 1897-1905

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

Charles Rowland Dudley was a Denver, Colo. librarian. Born June 26, 1853 Easton, Conn. Yale graduate 1877. Moved to Denver 1882. Appointed librarian Mercantile Library of the Chamber of Commerce Dec. 29, 1885. Head of Denver Public Library 1899-1911. Member Board of Regents Univ. of Colo. for many years. Died Feb. 21, 1921 Washington, D.C.


1 box ; .25 linear ft.

1 microfilm reel (Mflm111)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mr. Block, from Ed. Wolcott estate, no date.


Collection contains microfilm (Mflm 111).

Language of description
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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