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  • Ben Gray Lumpkin Papers

    ID: M251

    Creator: Lumpkin, Ben Gray, 1901-1982

    Abstract: Ben Lumpkin was a professor at the University of Colorado and a member of the Colorado Folklore Society. He did extensive research on the history of the Folklore Society and published an article about it entitled: "The Colorado Folklore Society." The article appeared in the Journal of American Folklore in the January-March 1969 issue.

  • Burton Feldman Papers

    ID: M145

    Creator: Feldman, Burton

    Abstract: Burton Edward Feldman (1926-2003) served as faculty member of University of Denver, Department of English from 1965-1998. During his time at the University, Feldman acted as Director of Undergraduate Honors in English (1968 - 1974), Editor of the Denver Quarterly (1970 - 1975), and Director of Graduate Studies in English (1980 - 1984). Feldman also published poetry and scholarly works, including The Rise of Modern Mythology: 1680 - 1860 and 'The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige. The collection contains records pertaining to Feldman's works as well as correspondence, photographs, drawings, newspaper clippings, address books, journals, calendars, scrapbooks, and research notes.

  • Lucile Hatch Papers

    ID: M006

    Creator: Hatch, Lucile

    Abstract: Lucile Hatch was Professor, Graduate School of Librarianship University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. She served as Acting Dean of the School from 1966-1968. Hatch was editor of two publications that feature collections of bibliographies, articles and lectures prepared for use with children's literature course, and was the author of several children's books. The collection contains notebooks with articles, bibliographies and notes in the areas of school libraries, media centers and children's literature. In the area of children's literature, the collection contains illustrations, cut-out characters, felt story boards, stencil alphabets and numerous objects.

  • Herbert Alonzo Howe Collection

    ID: M010

    Creator: Howe, Herbert A. (Herbert Alonzo), 1858-1926

    Abstract: Herbert A. Howe (1858-1926) was Professor of Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, Director of Chamberlin Observatory, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was instrumental in building the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory (1890) named after Humphrey B. Chamberlin. Howe oversaw the installation of the Observatory's Saegmuller telescope with its 20-inch Clark refractor. Howe's notebooks contain astronomical observations made at the campus observatory from 1897 to 1925 including Halley's Comet in 1910. His papers also contain correspondence, scrapbooks, as well as blueprints related to the building of the observatory.

  • William E. Barrett Papers

    ID: M014

    Creator: Barrett, William E. (William Edmund), 1900-1986

    Abstract: William E. Barrett (1900-1986) wrote numerous novels, short stories and articles. His novel, The Left Hand of God, was translated into ten different languages and was made into a movie, starring Humphrey Bogart. The Lilies of the Field was made into a movie starring Sidney Poitier in 1963. Barrett's work reflects the dilemmas of his society through interpersonal relationships and religious and ethical decisions made by his characters. His writings are representative of the needs of the age, and had great impact upon thousands of readers.

    The collection consists of copies of Barrett's published works, original manuscripts and revisions, research materials, and correspondence relating to his writings. The collection spans the years 1926-1975, and also includes material concerning the movie adaptations of his novels.

  • Etienne B. Renaud Papers

    ID: M015

    Creator: Renaud, E. B. (Etienne Bernardeau), b. 1880

    Abstract: Etienne B. Renaud (1880-1973) served as a faculty member of University of Denver Department of Anthropology from 1920-1948. Renaud influenced archeaological survey methods describing one of the first attempts at systematic excavation in the American Southwest. In 1929 he directed a field expedition for the Colorado Museum of Natural History. He conducted archaeological surveys of the American plains area including Eastern Colorado, 1930-1933; Eastern Wyoming, 1931; Western Nebraska, 1933; Northeast New Mexico, 1934-1935; Southern Wyoming, 1935-1939; and Southern Colorado, 1940-1943. Renaud deposited artifacts from his field expeditions in the University of Denver Anthropology Museum. His papers contain field notes, archaeological survey manuscripts with original sketched site maps and artifact drawings, photographs, maps, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and microfilm.

  • Harold Dunham Papers

    ID: M140

    Creator: Dunham, Harold Hathaway, 1903-1971

    Abstract: Harold Dunham was born September 1, 1903 in Dayton, Ohio. He received a BA from Swathmore College and an MA and PhD from Columbia University. He became the historian for the U. S. Army Transportation Corps in 1944. He taught history, including Western History and Civil War, at the University of Denver from 1946 until his death in 1971. This collection contains catalogues, pamphlets, documents, correspondence, scrapbook, memorabilia, and voting records collected by Harold Dunham in his historical research. Collection also includes research on Henry S. Alcott, a founder of the Theosophical Society.

  • Frank Watt Dickinson Papers

    ID: M095

    Creator: Dickinson, Frank, 1886-1969

    Abstract: Frank Watt Dickinson (1886-1969) served as chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Denver and as interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Frank Dickinson papers contain the academic work of Frank Dickinson including his papers as a student as well as his class notes and research as a professor. Also included are personal papers and a scrapbook, as well as publications related to philosophy.

  • Research and Writings: Bibliography of Writings through 1955, 1955

    Record ID: M017.05.0003.0006

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder contains material and related notes used by Levette Jay Davidson for his research and manuscripts.

  • Research and Writings: Misc - Contents of a Notebook, 1913-1957

    Record ID: M017.05.0003.0007

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder contains material and related notes used by Levette Jay Davidson for his research and manuscripts.