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Eleanor M. Gehres Papers

Identifier: WH1474

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.


  • 1970-2000


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.


2 Boxes

1 OVFolio

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Eleanor M. Gehres, undated. Transfer, DPL Archives, 2001, 2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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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