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Peter C. Kirby Papers

Identifier: CONS243

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, reports, news releases and articles from Kirby's work with the Wilderness Society.


  • 1980--1999


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Kirby received his B.A. degree from Yale University in 1971, and J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1975. He was Senior Counsel for the Wilderness Society from 1980 to 1987, then director of their Southeast Regional Office from 1988 to 1998. He then became Senior Advisor for the Wilderness Society.


28 boxes (28 linear feet)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Peter Kirby; 2001.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.

Finding Aid for the Peter C. Kirby Papers
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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