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William Denver McGass Genealogy

Identifier: M1312

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of Denver Post newspaper article, ancestor chart (2 copies), and letter written by Jessie McGaa Craven (William McGaa's sister) to her son Ben Craven.


  • 1901-1981


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

William Denver McGass is preported to have been the first white child born in Denver, Colo. on March 8, 1859. Died May 9, 1925 in Shannon, S.D.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown donor, n.d.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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