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Maria Davis McGrath Papers

Identifier: WH228

Scope and Contents

Collection contains minutes and register of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society, constitution and bylaws; original notes for and manuscript. and published copy of "Real pioneers of Colorado" (1928-1930) by Miss McGrath; lists of men and women who arrived in Colorado prior to Jan. 1, 1861; and 3 scrapbooks of clippings about Colorado pioneers and early Colorado history (1889-1947).


  • 1873-1947

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

Maria Davis McGrath (1865-1951) was a resident of Denver and Georgetown, Colo., and secretary of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society of Colorado.


3 Boxes ; (3 linear feet)

1 oversize box

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Benjamin and Barbara Draper,1959, 1969.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the Maria Davis McGrath Papers
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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