Merle Butterfield Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
Collection contains Butterfield's scrapbook with clippings, correspondence, cards, notes, ephemera, and photographs of students and locations, many of which are identified.
- Butterfield, Mary Merle,1903-1975. (Person)
- Bradley, Christine, (Person)
- Butterfield, Mary Merle, 1903-1975 -- Archives. (Person)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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
Mary Merle Butterfield was born on December 29, 1903 in Morgan County, Indiana, the daughter of Oliver Perry Butterfield (1870-1941) and Ocie Florence McKarney (1878-1922). She grew up in Indiana where she graduated from Central Normal Teachers' College, Danville, Indiana and later received a B.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Butterfield worked as a primary school teacher in Harrison Towhship (1923-1931) Indiana; Veteran (1934-1937) Wyoming; Grand and Routt County (1937-1944, 1947-1950, 1951-1952), Amache (1944-1945), Empire (1946-1947), Fort Logan (1950s), Colorado; and Cave Junction, (1950-1951) Oregon. Butterfield died on May 10, 1975 in Longmont, Colorado.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Christine Bradley; 2013.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Basketball for girls -- Coaching -- Veteran (Wyo.) -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Black-and-white photographs. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ephemera (general object genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Teachers -- Colorado -- Amache -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Colorado -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Indiana -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Oregon -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Teachers -- Wyoming -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Merle Butterfield Scrapbook
- Keli Schmid
- January 31, 2022
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