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Alfred P. Adamo Papers

Identifier: M1117

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, sketches, photographs, program regarding granite drinking fountain memorial and plaque in honor of Emily Griffith donated by Adamo; autobiography, A Review of my Brief History of 60 Candles; brochures from Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.).


  • 1947-1954


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

Alfred Adamo was born in Italy in 1887 and immigrated to Denver in 1904. Attended Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colo. Moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1915. Realtor and civic leader.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Greg Shepard, n.d. Purchase, Linda Lebsack, 2015.


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