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Lewis B. France Papers

Identifier: WH143

Scope and Contents

Collection contains five letter books (1871-1897) concerning law practice; also deeds, powers of attorney, real estate transactions, receipts; some material about Denver Water Supply Company.


  • 1861-1905

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

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

Lewis B. France was a Denver, Colo. lawyer and author. Born Aug. 8, 1833 Washington, D.C. Began Denver law practice 1861. As an avocation, wrote stories and sketches about Colorado. Died June 7, 1907.


1 box ; (1 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Finding Aid for the Lewis B. France Papers
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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