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Lewis Family Memorabilia, 1893-1938

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 2011-02-23
Language: Finding aid is in English

Collection Summary

RepositoryDouglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
CreatorLewis Family
TitleLewis Family Memorabilia
Dates: 1893-1938
Dates: 1900
Size11 items in one folder
Abstract: Collection consists of memorabilia from the Lewis family of Parker, primarily Emma Lewis, wife of John R. Lewis and their daughter Esther (Estra).
Collection Number1992.001.0020
Language: English

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.


Access Terms

Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
High Schools
Lewis Family
Parker (Colo.)
Schools
West High School (Denver, 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

Lewis Family Memorabilia, Douglas County History Research Center. Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock, CO.

Acquisition Information

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.

Processing Information

Processed by Sally Maguire, January 2001.


Related Material

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.)

Biography files

Denver Public Library has other issues/years of the West High School annuals.


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