|Countries||United States of America|
|Birth||11 July 1907 (Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.)|
|Death||4 December 2002|
Dolores C. Renze (1907–2002) was an American archivist and administrator who served as the 21st President of the Society of American Archivists. She was also an editor of The American Archivist.
Born in 1907 in Denver, Colorado, U.S, Renze was educated at the University of Denver and American University where she obtained her Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees. She also held Certificates of Completion in Archives, Records Administration and Management, Oral History, Micrographics, and Public Administration.
In 1949, Renze succeeded Herbert O. Brayer to become the first woman to be appointed State Archivist of the Colorado State Archives until in 1973 when she retired. Upon retirement, she played an active part in archival education at the University of Denver by partnering with Enid Thompson as adjunct professors in archival management and history until in 1985, following the termination of the programme.
In 1965, she was elected president of the Society of American Archivists after she had previously served as vice-president and secretary. She has written and lectured on several archival subject matters.
Renze died on December 4, 2002.