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Douglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
Lewis Family Memorabilia
11 items in one folder
Collection consists of memorabilia from the Lewis family of Parker, primarily Emma Lewis, wife of John R. Lewis and their daughter Esther (Estra).
Arrangement of the Collection
The manuscript/small items collection is arranged by accession number.
Scope and Content
Collection contains a third grade reader from 1890; Yearbook from West High School, Denver, 1900; a school note book with notes on biographies of authors (high school level work); various newspaper clippings (mostly about the Cherry Creek Grange and West Denver High School; and a 1925 High School reunion program (West Denver).
Biography / History
Emma C. Lewis, wife of John R. Lewis, was born in England in 1848. She married John R. Lewis in Portland, Maine. They moved to Colorado about 1880. Emma had 4 children, John Henry Lewis, b. 1868 (in 1893, John married Retta Hawkey, she died in 1894); Charles Robert Lewis, b. 1871; Walter Mayo Lewis, b. 1876; and Esther Clara Lewis, b. 1881. Esther married Charles Herzog, 1907, moved to Telluride, had a son Charles Lewis Herzog, 1909. In 1910 they moved to Parker, Colorado. Charles died in 1939. In 1945 Esther married Strafford Tallman. He died in 1967. Esther died in 1945.
West High School (Denver, Colo.)
Douglas County History Research Center material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available by appointment during normal library hours.
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.
Lewis Family Memorabilia, Douglas County History Research Center. Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock, CO.
The documents were collected by the Douglas County Historical Society, which was the main historical institution of Douglas County until it disbanded in 1992. The documents were included in the paper-based collections that were donated to the Local History Collection.
Processed by Sally Maguire, January 2001.
The Douglas County History Research Center and the Reference Department of the Philip S. Miller Library, Douglas County Libraries holds associated materials such as:
Barnes, Charles J. "New national fourth reader". (New York, NY : A.S. Barnes and Company, c1884.)
Denver Public Library has other issues/years of the West High School annuals.
Douglas County History Research Center material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available by appointment during normal library hours. 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.