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Charles Scoggins papers

Identifier: COU:4359

Scope and Contents

The Charles Scoggins Papers, ranging from 1888-1955, contains personal information on Scoggins written in the Boulder Daily Camera, two short stories and one serialized novel written by Scoggins in the Saturday Evening Post.


  • 1913 - 1950

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Limited duplication of materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Elbert (C.E.) Scoggins (1888-1955) was born in Sinaloa, Mexico and lived there until moving to the United States at an early age. Scoggins is best known for his writing and is remembered as a noted Colorado author. Most of his work is categorized as adventure tales, set in Central America. He wrote 11 novels and contributed to The Saturday Evening Post. He is also known for his work as a staff member of the Writer’s Conference, held at the University of Colorado Boulder, from 1933 up until his death in 1955.


2 linear feet (1 box and 1 letter box)

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The Charles Scoggins Papers contains biographical material and three pieces of work writing by Scoggins, ranging from 1888-1955.


This collection is arranged into the original order in which they were created, in one box.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States