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Dr. Terri L. Richardson Papers

Identifier: ARL255

Scope and Contents

The collection contains publications written by Dr. Terri L. Richardson, as well as awards, notebooks, fact sheets, notes, correspondence, photographs, color slides, and a negative dating from 1984 to 2018.


  • 1984-2018, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Terri L. Richardson was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 12, 1958. She moved to Denver, Colorado, when she was four years old. Richardson married Rudolph V. Brown and had two children with him, Rudy and Randall. She attended Stanford University in 1980 and went to medical school at Yale University School of Medicine in 1984. She was an intern and later a medical resident at the Department of Internal Medicine at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center from 1984 to 1987.

Richardson worked as an instructor and assistant professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She also worked as an internist, team leader, director, and program manager for Denver Health. She received several awards throughout her career including the National Council of Negro Women Award of Excellence, Eastside Health Center Employee of the Quarter, and the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Distinguished Leadership Award. Additionally, she was involved in several professional organizations including the Justina Ford Medical Society, African American Health Care Professionals, American Cancer Society, American Public Health Association, and Denver Metro Physicians Advisory Council. Dr. Richardson published a number of articles and books. She also acted as a preceptor for Denver General Hospital and Denver Health and Hospitals. She participated in community activities such as volunteering at health fairs and serving on health committees.


3 boxes (3 linear ft.)

1 oversize box

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dr. Terri L. Richardson, 2018.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205