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Ethel Fletcher Papers, 1942-1945

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

© 2010



Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Shaun Boyd 2011-03-15
Language: Finding aid is in English

Collection Summary

RepositoryDouglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
Creator
TitleEthel Fletcher Papers
Dates: 1942-1945
Size.18 c.f. - 1 letter manuscript box 32 x 26 x 7 cm
Abstract:Collection contains documents related to Ethel Fletcher's tenure as teacher at the Sylvia School in Douglas county, Colorado, including her teacher contracts with the school district dated 1942 through 1944. It also contains a Certificate fo Service presented to L. E. Fletcher by the Colorado Citizen's Defense Corps in 1945.
Collection Number1994.050
Language: English

Arrangement of the Collection

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content

Teacher contracts cover 1942-1944 and are for school district 21 (South Platte Area). Also included in the collection is a "transportation agreement" allowing Mrs. Fletcher to pick up some of the children for school. Business cards from the Deckers Resort are also included in the collection. The papers are in excellent condition and easy to read.


Biography / History

1933 - L.E. (Louis E.) Fletcher purchased land near Deckers, in southwestern Douglas County, Colorado, and lived there with his wife Ethel, and son Louis (Bud).

1942-1944 - Mrs. Fletcher signs teaching contracts for Douglas County School District 21.

1945 - L. E. Fletcher recognized for his wartime work in the Civil Defense Corps as the Coordinator of the Cheesman- Trumbull Defense Council.


Access Terms

Bus drivers
Civil defense
Deckers (Colo.)
Douglas County (Colo.)
Schools
Teachers
World War II

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 Douglas County History Research Center staff. Some items may be fragile and may only be duplicated with the permission of the Center's staff.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ethel Fletcher Papers, Douglas County History Research Center

Acquisition Information

Donated by Nell and Lou Fletcher to Arlene Tennal (Historical Society), then to Local History Collection (Douglas County History Research Center).

Processing Information

Processed by Sally Maguire and Shaun Boyd, September 1998


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