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Carle Whitehead Research

Identifier: WH390

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of Whitehead's papers held at Duke University, Durham, N.C.; as well as correspondence and typescripts of speeches; songbooks and pamphlets; includes material on Channing F. Sweet's support of the Socialist Party; memorial pamphlet for Whitehead's mother; "Celia Baldwin Whitehead", Denver (1932).


  • 1934-1964

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

Carle Whithead (1877-1855) was a Denver, Colo. based socialist and patent attorney. Member of the American Civil Liberities Union and Mayor Quigg Newton's Committee for Human Rights. Ran for various elective offices unsuccessfully. Graduate of Columbia Law School (1899).


1 box : .25 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Chiefly photocopies. Many originals are at Duke University Library, Durham, N.C.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Material gathered by Robert B. Girvan for M.A. thesis: Carle Whitehead and the Socialist Party in Colorado 1930-1955 (University of Denver, 1967).

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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States