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E. W. Fairchild Papers

Identifier: M249

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook of clippings about mining and locations in Colo. (1874-1876); appointment (July 1912) as election judge and Board of Registry member in Summit County, Colo. Letter from H.W. Barry (1922 May 4, Westcliffe, Colo.) regarding mining property; other appointments; ballots for elections in Montezuma, Summit County, Colo. (1899); some correspondence and documents related to mining operations in Montezuma, Colo. regarding the Wellington Mining Company, Glacier Mountain Mining and Milling Co.


  • 1873-1922


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

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

Edward Watler Fairchild was born in N.Y. in 1864. Montezuma, Colo. miner. Served as Summit County Constable (1899), Deputy Sherriff (1900), Police Magistrate (1904), Town of Montezuma Trustee (1899, 1909, 1910, 1912), Summit County Judge of Election (1912), died in 1930 and is buried in Fairmont Cemetery.


1 envelope (1 volume, 20 items)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Mrs. Meadows; no date.

Finding Aid for the E. W. Fairchild Papers.
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Repository Details

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

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