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Betty Jo Anderson Papers

Identifier: M425


This collection is comprised of materials created in and documenting Betty Jo Anderson's (1928-2017) life and experience during her studies at the University of Denver and her travels thereafter.


  • Other: 1947-1950

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Biographical / Historical

Betty Jo Swayze Anderson (1928-2017) was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She had an affinity for music from a young age, playing piano as a child, flute in junior and high school, and playing for the Denver City Orchestra for four years . Her uncle, a city councilman, supported her interests in arts in culture in Denver. She also enjoyed traveling, having spent time touring the continent of Europe and countries of Canada and the United States. Her work as an educator and director of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) departments brought her to numerous cities across North America, Eastern Europe, South and East Asia. She served as the director of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) World Relations Department from 1982-1992.


5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, ephemeral materials, scrapbooks, various papers,and other documents created by Betty Jo Anderson.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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