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Reginald Bryan Owen oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH-142

Scope and Contents

Owen talks about the family photographs (copy prints) that he donated to the Denver Public Library; talks about his family and his grandfather, William Jennings Bryan. Newspaper article details the marriage of Owen's parents, Reginald and Ruth Bryan Leavitt.


  • 1982


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

Grandson of Williams Jennings Bryan. Bryan was an American political figure who ran for president many times. He was a U.S. Representative from Illinois (1891-1895) and Secretary of State during part of the Woodrow WIlson administration.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Doris B. Osterwald and Reginald Bryan Owen, 1982.


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


As of 2016, copy prints of family photographs donated by Owens are located with the undigitized photographs under William Jennings Bryan.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Doris B. Osterwald.

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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