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Herbert C. Fairall Papers

Identifier: WH130

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook covering his work in various political, church, and humanitarian fields. Chiefly clippings and correspondence, a few flyers, programs, citations. Folder mainly contains letters of condolence to his family at the time of his death.


  • 1927-1944

Language of Materials

Material is in English.

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

Herbert C. Fairall was a Denver, Colo. insurance man and publisher (Daily journal). Born Feb. 9, 1879; Chicago, Ill.; moved to Denver with parents 1893; Died Mar. 21, 1944; Ogallala, Neb. Active in Democratic politics and Catholic lay affairs. Among offices held: Colorado State Treasurer, Moffat Tunnel Commission president, State Board of Public Welfare chairman.


1 oversize folio (1 volume and 1 folder: ill., ports.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Finding Aid for the Herbert C. Fairall Papers
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Repository Details

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

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