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Edward F. Burke Papers

Identifier: WH933

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Burke's office files including Denver city government reports and documents.


  • 1974-1983


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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

Edward F. Burke (1936-2008) was one of the longest serving members of the Denver City Council, (1967-1983). He chaired several City Council committees throughout his tenure and was City Council President (1969-1970, 1976-1977). Burke helped guide the establishment of numerous amenities throughout Denver including McNichols Sports Arena, tennis facilities, bicycle routes, and the Washington Park Recreation Center. He managed the institution of the cable television franchise and transportation improvements throughout the City. Burke was also a board member for the Regional Transportation District (1979-1981).


10 Boxes (9.5 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States