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Chalmers Hadley Papers

Identifier: -M1756

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopy of manuscript titled: Chalmers Hadley, Denver City Librarian, 1910-1924; photocopy of article by Malcolm G. Wyer on Denver Public Library 1911-1924; photocopies of five newspaper articles about Hadley's resignation from Denver Public Library (July 24, 1924); photocopy of article from Mountain and Plain (n.d.) by Belle Warren Edmonds entitled: Number One-Chalmers Hadley.


  • 1924


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

Chalmers Hadley was the a Denver, Colo. city librarian from 1911-1924. Native of Indianapolis. Graduated from New York Library School at Columbia University. Introduced several innovations at the Library including telephone reference. Died in 1958.


1 box (8 items)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from DPL archives.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States