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Edgar A. Johnson papers

Identifier: C MSS -M406

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters, press release, and enclosures urging support of Wheat Ridge, Colo. "Save our soddy" campaign, an effort to raise money for the purchase and preservation of a circa 1860s pioneer sod house.


  • 1973


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar A. Johnson was the Director of Parks Planning, Dept. of Parks-Recreation, Denver, Colo., a member of Historic Denver, Inc., and a member of the committee to raise funds to save a circa 1860s pioneer sod house located at 4610 Robb Street, Wheatride, Colo. The sod house was saved and is now encorporated as part of the Wheatridge Historical Society's historic park.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Marge Heffron,Denver, Colo.;1975.

Varying Form of Title

Save our soddy

Finding Aid for the Edgar A. Johnson papers,1973[manuscript]
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States