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R. Maud Ditmars Letter from Helen Keller

Identifier: M231


Maud Ditmars was an alumna of the University of Denver and a faculty member and librarian at Colorado Woman's College from 1917-1941. This collection contains a letter from Helen Keller which Ditmars received after her retirement and donated to the College.


  • 1943


Biographical / Historical

The first mention in the files of Colorado Woman's College about R. Maud Ditmars is a transcript of studies that indicated she entered college based on graduation from Cameron High School, Cameron Missouri in 1893. She Graduated in 1917 from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. She did graduate work at the University of Denver in 1918, a Library School at Fort Collins, Colorado in 1919 and at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1920. She also attended the University of Denver's School of Librarianship in 1938.

Ditmars was on the faculty of Colorado Woman's College from 1917 until 1941. She taught and served as librarian.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 file folder)

Scope and Contents

The R. Maud Ditmars Letter from Helen Keller is a letter dated July 7, 1943. The letter is in appreciation for a gift given by Miss Ditmars in response to an appeal for the blind of America.


The collection is one letter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown


No further accruals are expected.


There is no accession information for this collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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