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Edward Curtis Papers

Identifier: M175

Scope and Contents

Collection contains three letters (1909-1910) to E. Francis Riggs, Washington, D.C., regarding subscription to "The North American Indian," patronage of J. Pierpont Morgan to support research and publication, and field work in progress. Also newspaper extract (1932) sent to Malcolm Wyer with Curtis' signature.


  • 1909-1932

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for reserach.

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 S. Curtis was an American photographer and author, whose masterwork "The North American Indian" published 1907-1930.


1 envelope (4 items)

Custodial History

Letters removed from repository's set of: The North American Indian, v. 1, 4.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown donor; no date.

Finding Aid for the Edward Curtis Papers.
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Repository Details

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

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