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Mile High Boat Association Records

Identifier: WH2369

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.


  • 1940-1960

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

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.

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