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Banning-Lewis Ranch Records

Identifier: WH1428

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of sale receipts, correspondence, wills, leases, brand registrations, contracts, pamphlets, sale catalog.


  • 1915-2001


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

The Banning-Lewis Ranch was a 32,000 acre ranch founded in 1922 by Raymond W. and Ruth Banning Lewis. It was located in El Paso County, 10 miles east of Colorado Springs, Colo. Breeders of Hereford cattle. Sold in 1980.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Walter Dennis, 2002.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

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

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