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Julia Clarke papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1635-RHC20

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, Aero Club of America certificates, telegrams, posters, memorabilia.


  • 1912-1913


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.


4 envelope

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.
Finding Aid for the Julia Clarke papers,1912-1913
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States