The Denton Family Papers measure 2 cubic feet and span the years 1855 to 1988, with bulk dates ranging from 1895 to 1930. The unrestricted collection includes legal and business papers, correspondence, genealogical research findings concerning the Denton family in America and their British and French ancestors, photographs of family tombstones, a family notebook containing favorite songs and various clippings, and other items that reveal diverse aspects of the lives of John Savage Denton (1865-1939), his wife Hettie Farr Denton (1870-1949), and several other family members, including John Holland Denton and Mary Farr Denton Murray.