Abstract: Willis (Willie) Marks was a screen actor in silent films and a stage actor. He directed his first plays in his hometown of Rochester, Minn. and by the 1888/1889 season he worked in St. Paul, Minn. During the early 1900's he moved to Los Angeles, Calif. and in 1910 played a minor part in the silent film, Over the Garden Wall. He was a member of the cast in the silent films: Mysterious Mrs. M (1917); The Unknown soldier (1917); The Jack-knife man (1920); Traveling on (1922); and Abraham Lincoln (1924). He worked in films from 1916-1926. He and his wife Carroll Marshall produced plays for the Burbank Theater. The collection consists of promptbooks, property plots, property lists, music plots, scene (set) plots, light plots, and sides that belonged to screen and stage actor Willis Marks along with scripts for late 19th century and early 20th century stock theater plays.
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, Greely Tribune newsclippings, journals, affidavits, receipts, photographs, cassettes, and oral histories related to the Winograd Judd family from 1911 through 2010.
Abstract: Collection contains a scrapbook with family history related to the Winter family from 1890 through 1973.
Abstract: Collection contains news clippings, books and personal papers related Wisebart Family from 1885 through 1930.
Abstract: Collection contains photographs related to the Wolcott family from 1869 through 1912.
Abstract: Collection contains magnetic audio tapes, audio tapes, CDs, VHS tapes, and a menu/wine list from Cafe Bonaparte.
Creator: Yourgrau, Wolfgang
Abstract: Wolfgang H. J. Yourgrau (1908-1979) served as Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was associated with the University from 1963-1978. He also served as Chair of the Philosophy Department and was a member of the History Department. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany in 1932. During World War II, Yourgrau edited an anti-fascist German-language weekly, The Orient. He was editor of Foundations of Physics, an international periodical he founded with Henry Margenau, Yale physicist and spectroscopy expert. His papers include correspondence, journal articles, journals, speeches, newspaper clippings, press releases, classroom notes, lectures, manuscripts of articles, transcripts of radio broadcasts, photographs, framed paintings, inventory of personal library on slides, reel-to-reel tapes, and academic regalia.
Abstract: The Women's Library Association Records consists of the records of the Women's Library Association (WLA), which was established in 1956 to raise funds and acquire book and archival collections for the University of Denver library. Under the early leadership of Marion Gottesfeld (Hurwitz) and Peg Bradford, both University trustees, the organization flourished and quickly became an important source of support for the library. Today, the organization has grown to over two hundred members and continues to provide financial support to the University of Denver libraries through their bookstore sales, educational lecture series, Living Library Fund, and a variety of other special events and a variety of other special events and fundraisers.
Abstract: This Collection is an artificial collection which contains material relating to World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The University of Denver was involved in training both soldiers and technical support during the Wars and participated in retraining programs between and after the wars. The University also had a Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus during World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the University's contracts with the Armed Forces to train troops, and documentation of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act participation. It also contains memorabilia relating to the wars, including scrapbooks created by the University or contributed by alumni, published material about the Wars and certificates and photographs.