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Thomas Shrock Lindsay oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH-113

Scope and Contents

Lindsay talks about his great-uncle, photographer Louis Charles McClure; Lindsay recalls McClure's studio, darkroom, cameras, photographic apparatus, chemicals, his cooking abilities and spending Christmas day at his house.


  • 1983


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Lindsay was the great-nephew of Louis Charles McClure (1867-1957), landscape, cityscape and commercial photographer in Colorado. McClure studied with William H. Jackson. Over 4000 glass plate negatives and prints by McClure were donated to the Denver Public Library Western History Department.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas Shrock Lindsay, 1983.


For digitized images of the photographer's work, search:


Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by William C. Jones.

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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