Eleanor M. Gehres Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence; memos; meeting agendas and minutes; notes; promotional materials from planning committee of the Western History Association meeting (1995); copy of talk on Barney Ford; pamphlets and guest book from retirement celebration; awards; Colorado Genealogists conference correspondence (1984); EMG workshops and Colo. history course correspondence (1985-1991); memorials from Gehres's funeral.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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
Eleanor Gehres was the manager of the Western History Department, Denver (Colo.) Public Library (1974-1999). She was born in 1932, Riverside, N.J. and died in 2000, Denver, Colo. Gehres was a graduate of Mary Washington College, University of Virginia. She also taught school in Norfolk, Va. and in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Eleanor M. Gehres, undated. Transfer, DPL Archives, 2001, 2009.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ford, Barney L.
- Gehres, Eleanor M., 1932-2000 -- Archives.
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Western History Association.
- Women librarians -- Colorado -- Denver. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
- Script of description