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Debbie Ortega Papers

Identifier: WH1419

Scope and Contents

Ortega's City Council files contain correspondence, applications, notes, financial records, reports; research files on zoning, public works, neighborhood issues, education, environmental topics, safety, transportation, affirmative action.


  • 1978-2001


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

Family relocated to Denver, Colorado from Raton, New Mexico in 1968. Graduated from West High School (Denver, Colo.). Attended Metropolitan State College of Denver and University of Colorado at Denver. Served four terms (1989-2003) as Councilwoman from District 9 in Denver, Colorado.


77 Boxes

1 audiovisual boxes

2 Oversize file folder

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Debbie Ortega, 1999, 2000, 2003.


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