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George M. Wallace Papers

Identifier: WH1006

Scope and Contents

Awards and plaques; pilot's license, manuals, guides, logbooks; family photographs; baby book of Robert Wallace (son); scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, newsletters, photographs concern Denver (Colo.) Technological Center, Arapahoe County (Colo.) Airport; Denver Water Bonds; Aviation Hall of Fame and trips to South America, Europe.


  • 1939-1995


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

Inventor and engineer. Built the Denver (Colo.) Technological Center and Arapahoe County (Colo.) Airport. Receipt of numerous awards and correspondence from organizations and well-known people. Traveled extensively.


8 Boxes

4 oversize boxes

30 oversize folios

1 oversize folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, George M. Wallace, 1989.

Materials Specific Details

The materials in this collection are in good condition. However, the scrapbooks are the type with sticky pages and a plastic overlay. They are already showing signs that they will deteriorate and wrinkle as time passes.


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