Mile High Boat Association Records
Scope and Contents
Collection contains two scrapbooks with newspaper clippings about boating events, mostly regatta and speed boat races, at Sloan's Lake in Denver, Colo. (1940-1960). The scrapbooks were created by Fred and Maxine Curtis, with additional attribution to Jessica Garramone, Denver Parks and Recreation, Adaptive Recreation.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Mile High Boat Association was founded on September 7, 1939. The aim of the organization was to promote safety, pleasure and good fellowship among Denver's boating populace and also to promote boating in all its different forms. The organization held annual regattas on Sloan's Lake and Cooper Lake. The two lakes are both located within Sloan's Lake Park on the west side of Denver, Colo.
1 oversize boxes
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Jessica Garramone, 2016.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Albums. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Boating Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Boats and boating -- Colorado -- Denver -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sloan's Lake (Denver, Colo.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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