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Richard D. Dittemore Papers

Identifier: WH1422

Scope and Contents

Account ledger; photographs; newspaper clippings; Dittemore family history; speech material; memorial booklet; correspondence; history of Arapahoe Republican Men's Club (Colo.); video tapes; some papers pertain to wife Betty Ann Harper Dittemore.


  • 1935-2002


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

Born November 17, 1918 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Received law degree from Denver University College of Law. Died 2002. Wife, Betty Ann Harper Dittemore, was first woman from Arapahoe County, Colorado to serve in Colorado House of Representatives (1968-1978). Elected Arapahoe County's first woman commissioner in 1980. Created Colorado Housing and Finance Authority. organization.


2 Boxes (1.5 linear feet)

1 oversize folio

1 AVEnvelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Richard Dittemore, 2000-2002.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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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