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A. J. Fynn Scrapbooks

Identifier: WH149

Scope and Contents

Collection contains three scrapbooks with clippings, announcements, programs, letters, book reviews, articles, poems, songs.


  • 1872-1931

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

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

A. J. Fynn was a Denver, Colo. educator, author. B. Nov. 21, 1857 Salisbury Center, N.Y. Moved to Central City, Colo. 1889; to Alamosa, Colo. 1891; to Denver 1899. With Denver Public Schools 1899-1928. Author of books on the American Indian, as well as poems and songs. His "Where the columbines grow" designated Colorado's official state song 1915. D. Dec. 30, 1930 Denver.


1 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown donor, no date.

Finding Aid for the A. J. Fynn Scrapbooks
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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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