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John Lucian Savage Papers

Identifier: M1713

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a photocopy of letter written from China by Savage to friends, Charles and Eve Craig, describes his work in China.


  • 1944


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

John Lucian Savage (1879-1968) was a dam design engineer. Appointed U.S. Reclamation Service's chief design engineer in 1924. Supervised more than 60 dams, including Hoover and Grand Coulee. Denver, Colo. resident.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Bill Hansen, 2001.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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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