Abstract: Collection contains CARE tour guide information, Center for Prospective Students records, Enrollment Management Committee: monthly progress reports, newsletters, annual reports, admitted students questionnaires related to the Admissions department at the University of Denver.
Creator: Mayer, Adolph, 1919-1999
Abstract: Adolph ''Bud'' Mayer (1919-1999) came to the University of Denver in 1949 as a member of the Division of Public Relations and Development. With a background in journalism, broadcasting, and public relations, he was named Director of Public Relations. He held this position from 1954 to 1989, when he retired. The Adolph ''Bud'' Mayer papers contain awards, citations, correspondence, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, and financial information, highlighting his career at the University of Denver, Division of Public Relations and Development. There are also papers relating to the University of Denver Faculty Senate Meetings.
Creator: Africa Today Associates
Abstract: Africa Today is a quarterly journal of contemporary African affairs featuring scholarly essays and book reviews covering topics such as African politics, culture, economics and anthropology. The journal was first published bimonthly in 1954 as the bulletin for the American Committee on Africa (ACOA). The publication changed to a quarterly publication in 1959. In 1966, publication was transferred to the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado under the direction of Professor George W. Shepherd, Jr. Publication was suspended from July-Dec. 1966. In 1967 the journal was published by Africa Today Associates in cooperation with the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies. From 1969-1977, the journal was published in association with the Center on International Race Relations at the University of Denver. Edward A. Hawley was executive editor from 1972-1991. Africa Today was published in association with the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies until 1995. In 1996 Africa Today was published for Africa Today Associates by Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado. Publication was moved to the University of Indiana Press, Bloomington, Indiana in 1999.
The records include correspondence, journal issues, minutes, receipts, invoices, book reviews, an award medal, tax records, incorporation documents, advertising copy and copyright forms centering around the journal, Africa Today, from its inception until its editorial headquarters moved from the University of Denver in 1995.
Abstract: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.. The Group's principal activities are to provide local telephone, wireless, Internet, interexchange network and other services to its retail consumer and business customers and wholesale customers in the State of Alaska through its telecommunications subsidiaries. The Group operates in four segments: Local telephone, Wireless, Internet and Interexchange. The collection contains articles, maps, and photographs related to the communications system and its implementation, incuding mapping of land lines.
Abstract: Contains papers relating to Chancellor Albert Charles Jacobs and his time at the University of Denver.
Abstract: This collection contains magazines, maps, timetables, and other memorabilia on railroads from the collection Albert R. Merritt.
Creator: Recht, Albert William, 1898-
Abstract: Albert William Recht was an astronomer and educator at the University of Denver from 1932 to his death in 1962. The collection includes tapes of various lectures used on "public nights" at Chamberlin Observatory, newspapers clippings, bulletins of the Chamberlain Observatory, a copy of "A Space Trip for the Joneses," Chamberlin Observatory publications, photographs, notes for Recht's address to the National Amateur Astronomers Convention held in Denver (1959) and journal articles by Recht.
Abstract: Alexander Malcolm Richmond was employed by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (1922-1949) and was involved in union activities with Main Line Lodge, No. 146, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1940-1951). He was also an executive board member of the Joint Protective Board, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1949-1951). His papers include business correspondence concerning working conditions, union business, work violations, and safety issues; documents relating to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company; documents relating to the American Federation of Labor, Railway Employees Department; and documents relating to the Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America. He was was born in 1889 in Chicago, Illinois.
Creator: Nelson, Alfred C., 1898-1980
Abstract: Alfred Clarence "Pete" Nelson served as interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1948-1949. Alfred C. Nelson served as Interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. from 1948-1949. He also served as Professor of Chemistry (1923-1936), Registrar (1929-1937), Dean of Graduate College and Director Summer Session (1937-1948), Vice Chancellor (1949-1952), and Dean of Community College and Director of Summer Session (1951-1960). The majority of materials date from 1948-1949 when Nelson served as interim Chancellor at the University of Denve. Administration papers contain correspondence, annual reports, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, memos, maps, periodicals and brochures. The scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine clippings, programs, photographs from his days as a student at the University of Denver to his early career as a Chemistry Professor at the University.