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The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Denver Metropolitan Affiliate Records

 Collection
Identifier: M344

Initially known as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Denver Metropolitan Affiliate, the organization was incorporated in Colorado May 4, 1992, and appears to have been accepted as a chapter of the national organization in 1994. In 2007 the name was changed to The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Denver Metropolitan Affiliate. The collection consists of administrative papers, reports, and meeting minutes, publications, official Race for the Cure materials, photographs, audio/visual media, textiles, and other memorabilia.

Dates

  • 1992 - 2011

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are predominantly in English; there are some materials in Spanish.

Extent

23 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the records of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Denver Metropolitan Affiliate and contains reports, correspondence, publications, and various other papers pertaining to both the local Denver, Colorado affiliate and the national Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization. There are materials specifically related to the Denver Race for the Cure, includung T-shirts, hats, and posters. The collection also contains photographs and scrapbooks, and various audio/visual materials.

Biographical / Historical

Initially known as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Denver Metropolitan Affiliate, the organization was incorporated in Colorado May 4, 1992, and appears to have been accepted as a chapter of the national organization in 1994. In 2007 the name was changed to The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Denver Metropolitan Affiliate. The organization is a recognized 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit organization that exists "solely for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the makiing of donations or contributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Rvenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code." The Denver Metropolitan Affiliate is the organizer of the annual Denver Race of the Cure as well as other fundraisers and events aimed at increasing awareness and education about breast cancer and finding a cure for this devasting disease.

Arrangement

The records are arranged in twelve (12) series: 1. Adiministrative Records; 2. Board of Directors; 3. Marketing Communications; 4. Publications; 5. Press Clippings; 6. Photographs; 7. Scrapbooks; 8. Audio/Visual Materials; 9. Textiles and Memorabilia; 10. Race for the Cure; 11. Other Events; and 12. National

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428