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Judy H. Montero Papers

Identifier: WH2321

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Montero's office files: reports, correspondence, clippings, audio recordings, plans documenting her work on various City of Denver projects and with service organizations: parks and recreations, Denver Union Station, city redevelopement, commuter rail, neighborhoods, preservation.


  • 1968-2015


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

Judy Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Tex., on September 3, 1952 and moved with her family to Denver, Colo. in 1954. Montero graduated from North High School and went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Adams State College and a master's degree in social work from the University of Denver. In the late 1980s, she served as council aide to Councilwoman Deborah Ortega. In 1997 Mayor Wellington Webb appointed Montero to the position of Public Information Officer for Denver Department of Parks and Recreation. In 2003 she was elected to the Denver City Council representing Denver's District 9. Montero is also a Mayoral appointee for the Denver Union Station Project Authority and was the 2013 City Council Chair of the National Western Stockshow Committee and Co-Chair of the Land-Use, Transportation, Infrastructure committee. She is active in many other organizations dedicated to community service.


17 Boxes

1 oversize box

1 audiovisual boxes

1 Photo folder (Oversize)

1 oversize folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Judy H. Montero, 2015.


Repository also has: Judy Montero oral history (OH511).
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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