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Christmas Card Collection

Identifier: WH2148

Scope and Contents

The collection contains original prints, watercolors, woodcuts, poems and music formated as 42 Christmas cards created and/or sent by Nelly and Hartley Alexander (1930, n.d.); Dean Babcock (1918, n.d.); Jane and Gustave Bauman (n.d.); Ann and Gardner Biscoe (n.d.); Francis E. and Harriet V. Bouck (n.d.); Isabelle Caldwell (n.d.); Central City Opera House Association (n.d.); Kate and Kenneth Chapman (1937); Rose Dewey (n.d.); Jisella Douglas (n.d.); Florence and Arthur Fisher (n.d.); Donald G. Griffith (n.d.); Hal Gould (2008); Isidor and Greta Hilb (n.d.); Phyllis and Cyril Kay-Scott (n.d.); Lois and Harold Keeler (1945, 1947, n.d.); Vance Kirkland (n.d.); Marie and Marvin Martin (1940); Fred McFarlane (n.d.); Albert Byron Olson (n.d.); Ruth Ann and Belka Oppenheimer (n.d.); ? Pearson (1923); Carol Ripley (Mrs. Charles Ramus, n.d.); Jean Rex (1951); Mildred and Mike E. Rost (1941); Nora and Walter Scott (n.d.); Muriel V. Sibell-Wolle (1938); William Traher (n.d.); Allen Tupper True (n.d.); Lester E. Varian (n.d.); Glenn and Treva White (1934). Pictorial images are of locations or scenery in Colo. and N.M.


  • 1918-2009
  • Majority of material found in 1918-1951


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

Assorted Christmas cards received by Elizabeth Spalding, Ann Evans, Edith Thornton (DPL) and other individuals (1918-1950, n.d.).


1 oversize box

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown; Gift, Hal Gould, 2008; Gift, Gilbert Bemicker, Jr., 2013; Transfer, DPL Art Collection, 2013.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Formerly cataloged under: C MSS -M2054.

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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