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Ceclia Watson Colaw Letters to Denver Public Library, November 30, 1961, February 13, 1962

Identifier: M132

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters from Cecelia Watson Colaw, Wichita, Kan. to the Denver Public Library concerning Theodora Kroeber, a Colorado-born author, her genealogy and writings.


  • 1961-1962


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Claire Cecelia Watson (1902-1992) married James Samuel Colaw (1895-1994) on June 1, 1926 in Erie, Kan. Theodora Kroeber was born Theodora Covel Kracaw, in Denver, Colo. on Mar. 24, 1897. Kroeber, a writer, authored the book: Ishi in Two Worlds (1961). Kroeber's second husband was the anthropologist, A.L. Kroeber.


1 envelope (2 letters)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Colaw,1961-1962.

Finding Aid for the Ceclia Watson Colaw Letters to Denver Public Library, November 30, 1961, February 13, 1962.
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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