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Davis Hanson Waite Papers

Identifier: M808

Scope and Contents

Collection contains documents concerning the suppression of gambling in Colo. Included are a letter to newspaperman, William Stapleton about the Populist Party, drafts of a resolution and an executive order on enforcing current gambling laws and a newspaper statement discussing the role of churches in politics.


  • 1894

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

Davis Hanson Waite (April 9, 1825-November 27, 1901) was an American politician. He was a member of the Populist Party, and served as the eighth Governor of Colorado (1893 to 1895).


1 envelope (4 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1967.

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Repository Details

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

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