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Carl Melzer Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WH225

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a bound photocopy with mounted black and white photographs of "A Walk with My Son; Highest Lone Walk in North America, a Traverse of the Colorado Continental Divide."


  • 1971


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

Carl Meizer (1891-1981) was a Colorado based author of mountaineering books. In 1936, he traveled 700 miles from the Wyoming state line down the Contiental Divide in Colorado to the New Mexico boundary with 8 year old son, Robert B. Melzer (1928-2015).


1 box ; (.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Carl Melzer, 1971


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

A walk with my son.

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Script of description
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Repository Details

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

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