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Helen Arndt Interview

Identifier: M1906

Scope and Contents

Interview includes discussion about involvement in Junior League, the Art Museum and the Denver Planning Board. Recalls architects such as Alan Fisher and Burnham Hoyt. Involvement in the preservation of local historical buildings.


  • April 19, 1985


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Biographical / Historical

Helen Arndt became interested in art and archtitecture at an early age. Lived in New York from 1833 to 1940. Became a member of the Denver Planning Board in 1929, concerned with preservation of landmark buildings. April 1967, Denver Landmark Commission was created.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Rutherford W. Witthus, 2004.


Repository also has: Helen Arndt oral histories (C MSS OH2-2 and C MSS OH180-1), Fisher and Fisher collection (WH932).


Formerly part of the Fisher and Fisher collection (WH932).

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Repository Details

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

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