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Edith L. Higgins Letter to George Thornton Emmons, November 27, 1925

Identifier: M350

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from Higgins to George Thornton Emmons thanking him for sending his: The Emmons journal (pub. 1925).


  • November 27, 1925

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Edith L. Higgins was the granddaughter of Sir James Douglas, Hudson's Bay Co. factor at Fort Vancouver and governor of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.

George Thornton Emmons (June 6, 1852 - June 11, 1945) was an ethnographic photographer, authot, and U.S. Navy Lieutenant.


1 envelope (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase; Michael Ginsberg Books; 1979.


Repository also has: The Emmons Journal (C978.012 E54em) and Emmons's notes on Field Museum's collection of Northwest Coast basketry (C970.3 T547web).

Finding Aid for the Edith L. Higgins Letter to George Thornton Emmons, November 27, 1925
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Repository Details

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

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