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Ida Fields Papers

Identifier: WH2112

Scope and Contents

Collection contains receipts (1929) and 78 letters written between Ida Fields, Englewood, Colo. and her son, Gilbert Fields in Neb. and Wyo. (1910-1929). Content of letters include: coming home, love interests, everyday life, getting married, finding steady work and sending money home.


  • 1910-1929


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Ida V. Fields was born in Ind. in 1866. She was married to John Fields (b.Ind., 1859). In the early 20th century the couple and their children: Gilbert, Verne, Wade and Leila lived in Englewood, Colo.


1 Boxes (.25 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States