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Clarice E. Richards Papers

Identifier: WH975

Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal correspondence, travel and personal journals, photo album, scrapbook contains newspaper clippings.


  • 1890-1939


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 Clarice Estabrook in Dayton, Ohio, 1875. Married Jarvis Richards, a Dartmouth graduate and minister from New Hampshire in 1900. Moved to Jarvis's ranch in Elbert County, Colorado. Moved to Denver in 1907 where Clarice participated in a number of ladies social clubs. Wrote A Tenderfoot Bride: Tales from an Old Ranch (1920) about her experiences moving to a Colorado ranch. Died in 1949, Denver, Colo.


1 Boxes (1 linear foot)

1 oversize folio

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Don Bloch, 1979. Gift, Ellen Casey, 1995.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

A tenderfoot bride: tales from an old ranch.

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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