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Ellen Martha Gourly Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M277

The Ellen Martha Gourly Scrapbook contains photographs of Indian cliff dwellings and surroundings, as well as photographs of Indians. Some photographs show scenes around Colorado and the west. The Scrapbook entitled Sample Book No. 3 Nos 800 to 1232, inclusive, contains photographs of the Piedra Parada Dig near Pagosa Springs, Colorado from 1921-1922.

Dates

  • circa 1920

Creator

Extent

0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Ellen Martha Gourly scrapbook contains photographs of archeological sites, Indian cliff dwellings, and Indians, together with scenes of Colorado and the West. The Scrapbook entitled Sample Book No. 3 Nos 800 to 1232, inclusive, contains photographs of the Piedra Parada Dig near Pagosa Springs, Colorado from 1921-1922 in which Ms Gourly's husband, Loren Wagstaff participated.

Biographical / Historical

Ellen Martha Gourly attended the University of Denver during the 1920s. She was a memer of Kappa Delta and the Rilling Athletic Club. She participated in basketball all four years at DU. She was an Assistant in English and a member of the Latin Club and Pan Helenic Society. She graduated with an AB in 1922 and received a Masters in 1923. She married Loren Wagstaff, a DU student in archeology.

Arrangement

The Scrapbooks are in original order, and are in one series. Scrapbooks.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General

There is a label on the scrapbook that has the name Martha Ellen Gurley; however, the yearbook and the Commencement Programs indicate that the proper name is Ellen Marth Gourly (mak 4/27/2010)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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