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Neighborhoods -- Colorado -- Denver -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Denver Landmark Commission Records

Identifier: WH887
Scope and Contents

Collection contains binders with survey worksheets and photographs of individual structures gathered during architectural field surveys; accompanying data includes information about the neighborhoods and the survey process; staff reports; applications for design review and evaluations; meeting minutes; agendas; clippings; audio cassette recordings of meetings.

Dates: 1910-2021


Identifier: WH1875
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Items in this collection pertain specifically to the research and manuscript drafts Elizabeth MacMillan completed for her book Elyria: Denver's Forgotten Suburb (1881-1941), starting in the late 1990s and ending when the book was published in 2004. Interfiled within the book manuscripts are original photographs and research notes. Additional research of census transcriptions, land ownership records, and meeting minute notes from the Elyria...
Dates: 1880-2004

Northwest Denver oral histories

Identifier: C MSS OH189
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 19 interviews recorded on cassette tape documenting the lives of individuals living in neighborhoods of Northwest Denver, Colo. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Two cassette tapes contain a Tom Noel talk on the streetcars of Denver (1981) and Elmer Muth slide presentation (1981). Additional files document the organization: transcripts, correspondence, articles of incorporation, clippings, interview materials, forms.

Dates: 1977-1984

Robert Carper Papers

Identifier: WH2406
Scope and Contents

The Papers and photographs form the draft of the book about Curtis Park that Robert Carper worked on with Barbara Norgren. The research and chapter drafts span the years 1881-1976.

Dates: 1942-1982

Ruth Eloise Wiberg Papers

Identifier: WH2520
Content Description The Ruth Eloise Wiberg papers contain materials from 1960s-1990s with some material dating back to 1887 that pertain to Wiberg's research for her book Rediscovering Northwest Denver, which includes the neighborhoods of Highland, West Highland, Berkeley, Sunnyside and Sloan's Lake. Much of the research materials are clippings, articles, programs, and booklets. Included are drafts to various chapters of her book, and drafts of articles written for newspapers. The...
Dates: 1887-1999

Thomas E. Watters Speech

Identifier: M825
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript of a talk given to Montclair Improvement Association, Nov. 25, 1924. Gives brief history of Montclair district of Denver and urges support for its improvement association.

Dates: 1924

University Park oral history project

Identifier: C MSS OH187
Scope and Contents

Residents of the University Park Subdivision of Denver, Colo. recall life in the neighborhood from early 1900 to the mid-1980s including the growth and development of the area, the history of houses, churches, businesses, the park and Chamberlin Observatory. Recorded as part of 14 year old Barry Matchett's 1986 Eagle Scout project.

Dates: Check date

Washington Park Profile Records

Identifier: WH2374
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a large selection of photographs from the Washington Post Profile photo library (1889-2006). Neighborhood reports and studies are also in the collection. Subject and biography related photo files are arranged alphabetically by surname, building name, event, etc. See inventory for a complete list of file folder titles and collection arrangement.

Dates: 1889-2015

West Denver Auraria Historical Society Records

Identifier: WH423
Scope and Contents

Collection contains: official archives of the society. Includes donated collections.

Dates: 1858-1971