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The first reference to Colorado Seminary was in The Rocky Mountain News of November 27, 1862: “ a board of Trustees, composed of the solid men of Denver, has been organized to superintend the erection of a seminary building… for an academic education.”
Sources Breck, "From the Rockies to the World"
University of Denver votes to adopt quarter system in 1929.
Sources "University Adopts New Quarter Plan; Vote Unanimous," The Denver Clarion, vol. 34, no. 19, November 26, 1929, 1.
First year Hillel organization features full programming at DU


Jan. 30, 1974, letter to faculty, U172._.0003, Hillel folder

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Living and Learning Communities (LLCs)

Identifier: U352
Abstract The University of Denver's Living and Learning Communities (LLCs) are theme-based academic and residential communities that foster relationships and support among like-minded DU students. The collection contains various items and materials related to the programming of the various communities.
Dates: 2015

Special Community Programs

Identifier: U143
Abstract Collection contains Special Community Program administrative records from the University of Denver. The special programs include Bridges of the Future and Volunteers in Partnership (VIP).
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Student Volunteers, circa 1995

Identifier: U201.01.0090.0005.00003
Abstract This image depicts four unidentified students from the University of Denver participating in The Park People organization, at an unidentified location, circa 1995. The students are standing against a wood fence, wearing The Park People t-shirts and homemade "DU" bandanas, either around their thigh or head. Two of the students are holding gardening tools and a newly planted tree is inbetween the four of them.
Dates: circa 1995

Student Volunteers, circa 1995

Identifier: U201.01.0090.0005.00004
Abstract The image depicts an unidentified individual, affiliated with the University of Denver, digging a hole in the ground for a volunteer activity, circa 1995.
Dates: circa 1995

The Denver Clarion, vol. 72, issue 36, 1968 February 23

Identifier: clarion_v072i36_19680223
Abstract Planned urban communities topic of symposium, speech. Campus leaders talk on bill; voice dislike of voting ‘in toto’. Student Senate will not encourage referendum on reapportionment.
Dates: 1968 February 23