Julia Clarke papers
Identifier: C MSS WH1635-RHC20
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, Aero Club of America certificates, telegrams, posters, memorabilia.
- Clarke, Julia,1880-1912. (Person)
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
Julia Clarke (1880-1912) was the third woman to qualify for a pilot's licence in the United States. She died when she fell from her biplane in France on June 17, 1912.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase ;Maggs Brothers, Ltd.;1940. Purchase ;William E. Barrett ;1944.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Ross-Barrett Aeronautical Collection was started with funds from the Frederic R. Ross Library Fund in 1940. Collection expanded in 1944 with purchase of World War I materials from William E. Barrett, a pilot in the 1920s.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of DPL Ross-Barrett Aeronautical Minus Collection.
- Aeronautics -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Air travel -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Clarke, Julia, 1880-1912 -- Archives.
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Women air pilots -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Julia Clarke papers,1912-1913
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
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- Code for undetermined script