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Forbes Parkhill papers

Identifier: C MSS -M594

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Parkhill correspondence with Denver Public Library, autobiographical sketch of Parkhill and bibliography of his writings (1921-1931); two letters from Washington, D.C. (1949), written when Parkhill was research assistant to Colorado Senator Eugene Millikin, regarding theTabor Grand Opera House curtain and its artist Robert Hopkin.


  • 1931-1949


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

Forbes Parkhill was a newspaperman and author. Wrote stories of Denver (Colo.) history and the West. Worked as a reporter for the Denver Post, Denver Republican, Denver Time and Rocky Mountain News in Denver (Colo.). Also worked for newspapers in El Paso (Texas), and New York. Five of his stories were made into motion pictures.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Forbes Parkhill;n.d.

Finding Aid for the Forbes Parkhill papers,1931-1949
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Repository Details

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

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