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Oasis in the City Collection

Identifier: HFLA 017

Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of the completed thesis, documents related to the agreement with the Gardens, and all materials used in the research of the thesis. The collection also includes tape recorded interviews with long time DBG trustees, employees, and volunteers as well as biographies of several people important to the early history of Denver Botanic Gardens.


  • 1903-2004


1.38 Linear Feet (2 containers)

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Oasis in the City is a Masters Degree thesis by Judith Morley from her time studing at the University of Colorado Denver. The thesis is about the history of Denver Botanic Gardens.

Custodial History

According to an agreement in 1993 between Denver Botanic Gardens and Judith Morley, her Masters Degree thesis in history at the University of Colorado Denver and the materials developed during the project would become the property of the Gardens. The contract specified a payment of $9,000 to Morley.

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Repository Details

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