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Associated Grocers of Colorado, Inc. Records

Identifier: WH861

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence; financial papers; Board of Directors meeting minutes; bankruptcy papers; meeting minutes of Sinton Food Company; documents pertaining to sale of Sinton Dairy.


  • 1935-1992
  • Majority of material found within 1985-1987


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

A cooperative food wholesale association made up of and owned by a membership of independent grocery retailers. In existence since around 1929, the association did not formally become a company until 1935. Later, acquired 95% of Sinton Dairy stock in 1980. By 1982, the organization had 530 members, but filed for bankcuptcy in 1986.


5 Boxes

1 oversize boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, D. Scott Dumler, trustee for Associated Grocers, 1992.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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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