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Renee Strank Papers

Identifier: WH1139

Scope and Contents

Collection contains scrapbooks and films of travels in Europe and the United States; some personal correspondence, Christmas cards from Republican Party officials, invitation to President Ronald Reagan's inauguration, photographs, photo albums. Included are Joseph Strank's vacation snapshots and slides of Colo., Calif., Nev., Alaska, Mexico, and Europe.


  • 1929-1989


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 1900 in Tours, France, emigrated to the United States (1929). Married Robert R. James of Houston, Tex. (1935); later married to Joseph P. Strank, Denver, Colo. (1958). Red Cross volunteer during World War II; moved to Estes Park, Colo.; eventually lived in Denver. Traveled extensively throughout Europe and United States. Died in Denver, Colo. on May 13, 1995.


1 Boxes (.5 linear feet)

5 photo boxes

1 audiovisual boxes

1 photo envelope

Language of Materials



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection includes former C Photo Collection 79.


Some slides have handwritten identification.

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States