Brownie Adams Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, photographs (one housed in photographic collection), plus typescript travel notes of a trip to Mexico (1940).
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
Brownie Adams (b. Verona Florentine Fishback) and her husband Roy were longtime Denver, Colo. residents, world travelers, well known in Colorado during 1940s-1950s as a lecturing team. Roy B. Adams (b. Longmont, Colo. Oct. 19, 1882; d. Denver, Colo. Nov. 16, 1958) retired from business ca. 1938 to travel, photograph, and lecture. Mrs. Adams b. Pittsburgh, Pa. Aug. 31, 1883; d. Denver, Colo. Mar. 18, 1968.
1 box ; (.25 linear feet)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Dawn Langley Simmons, Charleston, S.C., 1971.
- Lecturers -- Colorado -- Denver -- Biography. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mexico -- Description and travel. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Travel literature Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Travelers -- Colorado -- Denver -- Biography. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Brownie Adams Papers.
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
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