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John D. Hart Papers

Identifier: CONS268

Scope and Contents

Collection contains daily log books (1927-1951) related to Hart's work for the Colorado Game and Fish Department record odometer readings, weather, total hours worked, expenses, license numbers, names of people; personal diaries (1959-1984) document activities with service organizations, news items, health related issues for himself and his wife.


  • 1927-1984


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

John Duncan Hart was born on October 2, 1901 in Nevada, Missouri the son of Mike and Gertrude (Duncan) Hart. From 1927-1959 he workd for the Colorado Game and Fish Department, eventually becoming Assistant Director. Hart died on June 26, 1989 in Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado and is buried with his wife, Dorothy Anabell Bryant (1899-1982) at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.


6 boxes (6 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Kay Horton Knudsen;2015.


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