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Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette
Manuscript Monday: Evelyn Runnette

Scrapbooking fans unite.  This Manuscript Monday features one of the most interesting scrapbooks in the WHG collection.  Read more about the Evelyn Runnette Papers.

Denver native Evelyn Runnette  was born in 1903.  She was a librarian, outdoorswoman, traveler, and among many other things, an avid scrapbooker.

Her scrapbooks (collection WH1008) span the years 1914-1925, and include photographs, hand-written notes and journal entries, programs, invitations, clippings, drawings, postcards, and other great memorabilia.  They are beautiful, detailed and inspiring accounts of her time spent at East High School, the University of Denver, and beyond.

To read more about Evelyn Runnette and her collection, click here to view our online archival finding aid.  You can search many other finding aids here as well.

This collection, along with endless others, are available in the Western History and Genealogy Department of the Central Library, where Evelyn Runnette worked as a librarian!