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Larkspur School Collection, 1910-1995

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

© 2011



Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Holly Allen-Petersen 2011-07-22
Language: Finding aid is in English

Collection Summary

RepositoryDouglas County Libraries / 100 S. Wilcox St. / Castle Rock, CO 80104 / Phone: 303-688-7730
CreatorBurdick, Penny
TitleLarkspur School Collection
Dates: 1910-1995
Dates: 1910-1995
Size1 box: 1 cubic foot
Abstract:Collection documents the attendance at Larkspur Elementary School from 1968-1988. The collection also includes programs and calendars from the school, parent newsletters, maps of the school district, and attendance records from one teacher. The collection also includes information about the history of Rock Ridge, Douglas County, Spring Valley, and the Best and Lamb families.
Collection Number1999.004
Language: English

Arrangement of the Collection

Arranged alphabetically by subject, chronologically within subjects.

Scope and Content

Attendance records for the Larkspur Elementary School include statistics of the number of student hours in the classroom. They document the growth of the school over 20 years. The school handbook, programs from school events, and parent newsletters also document the way the school operated. The histories contained in the collection can provide narrative information about Douglas County History. Two subjects of photos in the collection - Jack and William Kulhavy at the Willow Creek Ranch (1910-1920) and photos of older buildings around Perry Park (1991).


Biography / History

The records in the collection document attendance at the Larkspur Elementary School between 1968 and 1988. The school programs date from 1972-1989.

Jack and William Kulhavy worked at the Willow Creek Ranch between 1910 and 1920. The photos of the buildings in Perry Park are from the 1990's.

Many items appear to have come from Betty Prince. Ms. Prince signed the attendance records, and is mentioned in correspondence in the visual materials collection.


Access Terms

Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Colo.)
Douglas County School District RE-1 (Douglas County, Colo.)
Elementary schools
Friendly Larks Extension Homemakers Club (Douglas County, Colo.)
History - Douglas County
Larkspur (Colo.)
Parker Area Historical Society (Parker, Colo.)
Perry Park (Colo.)
Spring Valley Historical Society (Spring Valley, Colo.)

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


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Penny Burdick/Larkspur School Collection, Douglas County History Research Center. Douglas County Libraries, Castle Rock, CO.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Penny Burdick in 1999, many items appear to have come from Betty Prince. Ms. Prince signed the attendance records, and is mentioned in correspondence in the visual materials collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Shaun Boyd, January 1999.


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