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Emily Howell Warner Papers

Identifier: M2080

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, program, clippings, photographs related to Warner's career as a pilot and her induction into the National Women's Hall of Fame.


  • 1973-2008


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

Born Emily Hanrahan in Denver, Colo. in 1939. Took first flying lessons as a teenager with Jim Muncey in 1958. First woman hired by a major U.S. airlines as a pilot (1973), eventually earned captain's wings (1976), commanded first all-female flight crew (1986). Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame (2001).


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Emily Howell Warner, 2010.


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