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Fred Davis Correspondence

Identifier: M2090

Scope and Contents

Collection contains primarily correspondence between Davis and local and national politicians, Rotary Club officers, travel agencies.


  • 1930-1938


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Fred Davis, a Denver furniture dealer, operated the Davis and Shaw Furniture Company. He was a prominent business man in Denver during the first part of the 20th Century and built relationships with several Denver and Colorado politicians during his life there. He and his wife were both active with The Rotary Club. They traveled often and brought with them this collection of letters of introduction from various politicians and Rotary Club members. He died in 1960.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown, 1992.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Formerly cataloged under C MSS WH728.

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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