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Clara Ball Letters to Tom Noel

Identifier: M1708

Scope and Contents

Two letters written by Clara Ball to Thomas J. Noel, describing her family's background in Denver, beginning with her grandfather, Henry Tuggy, who moved to Denver about 1873 and established a boot and shoe manufacturing company. Helped organize the 1st YMCA in Denver and was involved with the Railroad Mission.


  • 1982


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Biographical / Historical

Clara is the wife of Judge Conrad L. Ball. Author of a book written in celebration of Loveland, Colorado’s centennial.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Thomas J. Noel, 1985.


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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