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.
Abstract: Collection contains one framed gold star certificate related to Ben Hoffman from 1945.
Creator: Cherrington, Ben Mark, 1885-1980
Abstract: Ben Mark Cherrington (1885-1980) served as acting Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from October 1943 to February 1946. He also served as Director of the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies and as Chair of the Graduate School. He waa a founder and the first exceutive director for the board of the Social Science Foundation. Cherrington was also an author of the Charter of the United Nations, and a co-founder of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
His papers, spanning the years from 1911 to 1952, center around his efforts and those of the organizations he worked with to create social change and a world of consciousness through education. The papers include records produced during his work at the University of Denver, the YMCA, the Social Science Foundation, the League of Nations, the National Education Association, the U.S. Department of State, Division of Cultural Relations, the UN, UNESCO, the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, Rotary International and the Rotary Club of Denver, as well as those related to his personal life and education.
Creator: Draper, Benjamin
Abstract: The Benjamin Draper (1907-1980) Collection of Georgetown Photographs and Memorabilia includes over 400 photographs with documentation that includes names, events and perspectives. The photographs are views of the historic town of Georgetown, Colorado and photographs of the early pioneers of the mountain area.
Creator: Draper, Benjamin
Abstract: The Benjamin Draper Manuscript is titled "A Preliminary Tabulation of Colorado Theatre Structures 1859 - 1900 and An Outline of a Four-Part Comprehensive Study The Colorado Theatre 1859-1900, prepared by Benjamin Draper as a Graduate Study Project, University of California, Berkeley under Professor Garff B. Wilson, Department of Dramatic Arts, 1964.
Creator: Blumberg, Benjamin M., 1911-1978
Abstract: Benjamin M. Blumberg (1911-1978) was in the newspaper business and was a reporter or editor for a number of Colorado newspapers, many of which focused on Colorado's Jewish community. Blumberg held leadership positions with many Jewish community organizations, including Allied Jewish Community Council, B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 in Denver, and the Jewish Youth Council in Denver. He was the first administrator of General Rose Hospital in Denver, and he was also employed with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. The collection contains Blumberg's personal papers, including those pertaining to his newspaper career, education, and community organization involvement. The collection also contains materials related to Milton Louis Anfenger and Saul Pinchick as well as papers that belonged to Blumberg's wife, Anne Blumberg.
Abstract: Collection contains plaster of Paris bust of Horwitz.
Abstract: The material in the collection includes items, photographs, and papers related to Dorothy Bercu Gross and her husband Norman Gross, her extended family, and her Vaudeville career in the 1920s and 1930s. Her father owned the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado. The collection spans from the late 1800s to 2015 and illustrates an extended Jewish family and vaudeville performers.
Abstract: Bernard Spilka, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Denver. He is past president of the Psychology of Religion division of the American Psychological Association and a recipient of its William James Award and Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Spilka has also been vice-president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, and president of the Colorado Psychological Association and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. Now retired, he continues to write on the psychology of prayer and on religion, evolution, and genetics. This collection contains papers and documents related to Spilka, including material he gathered researching for his book The Heart of the University of Denver.