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William D. Deck Denver Botanic Gardens History compilation, 2004

Identifier: 01

Scope and Contents

The materials collected and organized by William D. Deck include articles and personal statements written by staff and volunteers of Denver Botanic Gardens relating their experiences of working for and visiting DBG.

The following is a statement from William D. Deck about the materials.


The printing is unedited material; it has been written by many very dedicated citizens who were very important to the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Following are the unedited accounts of individuals who started the Gardens; also, giving their history are those that are actively working to keep and improve on this magical place.


-William D. Deck


  • 2004

Biographical / Historical

William D. Deck was a long time volunteer of Denver Botanic Gardens. He believed it was important to preserve the history of Denver Botanic Gardens, particularly through the eyes and personal experience of the people involved with the creation and maintenance of DBG. He compiled this small collection of articles and personal statements from staff and volunteers.


From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Materials in the collection of Gardens history compiled by William D. Deck are as organized by the creator. The materials are in alphabetical order by person's last name. Materials have been moved from their original plastic sleeves and binders to archival folders and boxes.

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Botanic Gardens, Helen Fowler Library Archives Repository