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Dr. Frederick H. and Eva C. Martin Photo Collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 521

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one photograph album containing 51 silver gelatin photographic prints that date from around 1910. The photographs primarily document the Colorado railroad travels of Dr. Frederick H. and Eva C. Martin on the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway Hill Route, also known as the Moffat Road.

Colorado locations identified in the photographs include Tolland, Arrowhead, Corona-Rollins Pass, the Sugar Loaf Mountain area, Boulder's Chautaqua grounds, Denver's City Park, Colorado Springs, and Manitou Springs. Wardner Williams, his wife Bertha Bingham, and daughter Helen are identified in several of the images. The album also contains photographs of Libertyville and Area, Illinois; Emporia, Kansas; Edgerton and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Catalina Island, California.


  • circa 1910


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

Frederick Henry Martin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 21, 1872, to Marian Wadsworth and Henry Allen Martin. Eva Catherine Triggs Martin was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 7, 1871 to Ellen Donnelly and James Triggs. In 1899, Frederick graduated from Hahnemann Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.

Eva and Frederick married in Chicago, Illinois, on June 5, 1901. Dr. Martin was a physician and the couple lived in Edgerton, Wisconsin, and later, Libertyville, Illinois. Eva C. Martin died December 18, 1929.

Frederick married Louise Letts on June 14, 1930. The couple had one daughter, Louise. Dr. Frederick H. Martin died on August 18, 1943, in Shields, Illinois.


1 photo box(es)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Back of Beyond Books, 2021.

Dr. Frederick H. and Eva C. Martin Photo Collection
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Repository Details

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

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