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National League of American Pen Women records

Identifier: C MSS WH1730

Scope and Contents

Collection contains yearbooks (1946-1984); meeting notices and minutes; officers reports; branch history; membership roster; bylaws; scrapbooks (1960-1978) contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, convention programs and poems.


  • 1938-1986


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

Founded in 1938 by Nellie Burget Miller of Colorado Springs, Colo. Extended NLAPW membership opportunities to employed women writers and artists who could not meet work days with the Denver Branch. Promoted development of creative talents of professional women in the arts. Disbanded in May 1986.


2 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;Ruth Almy ;1986.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the National League of American Pen Women records,1938-1986
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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States