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James A. Davidson Family Papers

Identifier: WH590

Scope and Contents

Collection includes the Colorado Assembly resolution signed by Governor James B. Orman (1902); photograph of baby Evangeline with Representative Evangeline Heartz; photocopy of newspaper article regarding resolution; diploma from North Side High School (Denver, Colo.); family photographs.


  • 1899-1944


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

James Alexander Davidson served as the Chaffee County Representative to the Colorado Legislature. At his request, his daughter: Evangeline Heartz Davidson (b. April 1902) was given her name by the Legislature in 1902. She was named after the first woman legislator, who also attended the session. The Davidson's had two other children: Robert Vincent (b.April 19, 1899) and George Alexander (b.August 15, 1904)


1 oversize folder

1 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown, n.d.


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