From Auraria's archives: Degrees of separation from Thomas Hornsby Ferril's autograph

Thomas Hornsby Ferril was the poet laureate of Colorado until his death in 1988. The home where he spent most of his life is a Denver landmark that Colorado Humanities plans to sell.

But Ferril left other things to remember him by, including books of poetry that are part of the Auraria archives.

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