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Alice Borodkin Papers

Identifier: WH2510

Content Description

Collection is arranged chronologically and documents her work in the Colorado House of Representatives and as an author and advocate for women's rights. Materials related to her political career include information about human trafficking, women's health and rights, and Colorado's economic development. Her publishing and writing includes articles, columns, Women's Business Chronicle information and samples of her poetry.


  • 1981-2020


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

Alice Borodkin served as state representative for House District 9 from 2001 to 2008, and was term limited in 2009. She was born in the Bronx, New York City on April 16th 1933 to parents Moses and Ruth. She married Howard Borodkin in 1953 and had two children. She is a graduate and Flemming Fellow of the Washington, DC-based Center for Policy Alternatives and a graduate of the Center for Women Policy Studies Foreign Policy Institute and their Women, Peace and Security Program. She is the founder and past editor/publisher of Women’s Business Chronicle, a newspaper for and about business for professional women. She is a writer and author of the book Caught Between the Bettys. A licensed pilot and former member of the International Organization of Women Pilots. She founded and published Airport News, a newspaper serving the airports of LaGuardia and JFK Airports. She also started the JFK International Airport Chamber of Commerce. She served as the Director of Marketing for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Metropolitan Airports Authority. She later married Arnold Brodsky in 1999. She passed away on April 9, 2023.


5 Boxes (5 linear feet)

1 oversize folder

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Alice Borodkin, 2022.

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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