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Dolores Atencio Papers

Identifier: M367


Collection consists of papers and other materials related to the work and career of University of Denver, Sturm College of Law alumna, Dolores Atencio (JD, 1980).


  • 1994 - 2015


Biographical / Historical

"In February 2015, Colorado lawyer Dolores Atencio became the first Visiting Scholar for the University of Denver Latino Center for Community Engagement & Scholarship, to complete her project on the country’s earliest Latina lawyers licensed in the United States. From 2013-2014, she was the Scholar in Residence for DU's Colorado Women's College honors Community Based Research Project. Prior to entering academia, Atencio practiced law for 32 years, having obtained her law degree from DU's Sturm College of Law and B.A. from Colorado College." -Excerpt from Dolores Atencio's University of Denver (DU) Portfolio


1.25 Linear Feet (1 record box and 1 reel-to-reel film canister)

Scope and Contents

Collection is arranged in one (1) series. Series 1 - Las Primeras Project.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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