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Gilbert R. Weir Papers

Identifier: M828

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence concerning Weir's proposal for an ocean-to-ocean highway across the U.S. and some material concerning local street extension of Broadway to North Denver. A postcard of the Palacio De Bellas Artes (Mexico City, Mexico) sent from Dorothea (daughter?) to Gilbert around 1934.


  • 1900-1923, 1934

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Born February 12, 1866 in Ontario County, Ontario, Canada. Emigrated to Denver, Colo. in the early 1890s and worked as a realtor and investment broker. Was also president of North Side Improvement Society. Married to Minnie Lorena Weir (b. Canada, 1872).


1 envelope (60 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Repository also has Minnie Lorena Weir papers, 1883-1959 (C MSS -M960).
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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