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Identifier: WH1187

Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogical research, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a family bible, and photographs of family, family residences, and the 1907 and 1909 Colorado House of Representatives.


  • 1860, circa 1870-1979


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

George B. Walker came from Iowa to Colorado in 1891. He initially prospected for gold before becoming a Colorado legislator from Ouray and the mayor of Ironton, Colorado. Walker was married to Edna Miller and together they had two children: Gertrude and Harold S. Walker.

Gertrude Walker married John Miller (1899-1955) in 1935. Gertrude Walker Miller then married William Harvey Hooper in 1960.

Gertrude Walker Miller, compiled the family's genealogy.


1 box

1 photo box

1 Photo OVFolios

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dan Stone, unknown, 1975, date unknown


Collection includes former photo accession #2004.22 and minus collection -M366.


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