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John Madson Papers

Identifier: CONS255

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, scripts, articles, proofs and reference material for his writings.


  • 1960-1994


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

John Madson was a naturalist and writer for many national magazines, such as Audubon and National Geographic, writing frequently about the prairies and wildlife.


15 Boxes

1 oversize boxes

2 audiovisual boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Chris Madson, 2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.

Finding Aid for the John Madson papers,1972-1992[manuscripts]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States