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Ollie Scholz Scrapbooks, 1915-1963

Douglas County History Research Center
Douglas County Libraries
100 S. Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
U.S.A.
Phone: 303-688-7730
Email: sboyd@dclibraries.org
URL: http://DouglasCountyLibraries.org

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Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Shaun Boyd 2011-02-15
Language: Finding aid is in English

Collection Summary

RepositoryDouglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
CreatorScholtz, Ollie Brown
TitleOllie Scholz Scrapbooks
Dates: 1915-1963
Size2 record cartons, each 15 x 12 x 10 in. (38 x 31 x 26 cm); 7 items in 2 cubic feet.
Abstract:The clippings provide biographical and historical information of people, places and events in Douglas County.
Collection Number1992.001.0008
Language: English

Arrangement of the Collection

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content

Scrapbooks contain clippings and items from the following years: 1915, 1916, 1926 pasted in Railroad receipt book from 1898; 1932 - 1939; 1940 - 1943; 1943 - 1948; 1948 - 1952; 1955 - 1958; 1958 - 1963. There is also a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings of poems. The clippings provide biographical and historical information of people, places and events in Douglas County. Included are 411 names from newspaper announcements of marriages and death. Items of historical interest are newspaper stories relating to the Phipps Ranch (now Highlands Ranch), Cherokee Ranch, Shamballa Ashrama, tornadoes and hazards in Castle Rock, election results and census reports for Douglas County, dynamite blast at Louviers and many stories about World War II.


Biography / History

Ollie Brown Scholz was born December 11, 1896 in Lee Summit, MO, daughter of Burnwood and Nonnie (Jones) Brown. She moved to Douglas County with her family in 1909. Before her marriage, Ollie lived with her family on the Brown Ranch on West Plum Creek. She was one of five children: Mabel, George W., Maude and Harry B. were her siblings. Ollie married Karl Scholz in 1920, and they lived in Castle Rock during their marriage. The Scholzes had no children. Ollie died in 1964.


Access Terms

Castle Rock (Colo.)
Douglas County (Colo.)
Louviers (Colo.)
Sedalia (Colo.)

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Douglas County History Research Center material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available by appointment during normal library hours.

Copy Restrictions

The collection is used in the presence of the Douglas County History Research Center staff. Some items may be fragile and may only be duplicated with permission of the Douglas County History Research Center staff.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ollie Scholz Scrapbooks, Douglas County History Research Center. Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock, CO.

Acquisition Information

The Scholz scrapbooks came to the Local History Collection of the Douglas Public Library District from the Douglas County Historical Society after it disbanded. They were donated to the collection by Kent Brandeberry and Bob Terwilliger, who obtained the books from Karl Scholz.

Processing Information

Originally processed by Sally Maguire, complete on February 16, 1999. Processed by Cecily North, October 2008.


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