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Ida Kruse McFarlane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M256
Ida Kruse McFarlane was a patron and advocate of arts, literature, music, and theater. Ida Kruse McFarlane was a prominent professor and head of the English Department at the University of Denver until her death in 1940. McFarlane’s Collection contains a variety of materials ranging from 1890 to 1975. The items in the collection include: notebooks containing lecture notes and materials relating to a course titled “Modern Culture” that she instructed, a bound thesis dated 1890, a manuscript titled “The Opera: The Book,” two notebooks containing a hand written transcription of “Beowulf,” a collection of various materials such as collected stories, author profiles, and notes labeled as “Notes for a Novel,” and collected ephemera containing theater programs, pamphlets, notes, and author profiles.

Dates

  • 1870-1974

Creator

Extent

5.4 Linear Feet (1 record box, 1 document letter box, 1 wrapped object)