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Robert L. Perkin Diary

Identifier: -M1930

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a diary written by Perkin from March 10, 1940 to September 2, 1942.


  • March 10, 1940-September 2, 1942


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

Robert Lyman Perkin was born in Largo Pinell, Fla. on March 18, 1914. He worked for The Rocky Mountain News as an editor. Perkin also worked as the Assistant Regional Information Officer for the Office of War Information during WWII. Married Ethel Perkin in 1940, he wrote The First Hundred Years; an Informational History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News.


1 envelope(s) (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer; Bill Knox, Jefferson County Library; 2007.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the Robert L. Perkin Diary
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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