University of Denver
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
CitationJan. 30, 1974, letter to faculty, U172._.0003, Hillel folder
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection contains three K-books (1927, 1929, 1931), correspondence, publications, one felt beanie, several felt letters and insignia, and other memorabilia belonging to University of Denver alumna, Blanche Wilhelmina (Calkins) Pigott (1910-1999) (Class of 1931).
Dates: 1927 - 1931
Overview Gertrude Amsbary (1889-1983) was born in Delta, Colorado. She attended the University of Denver, where she majored in Philosophy and German, and minored in English. She later married Clyde Oakes. This collection contains memorabilia from Gertrude Oakes' time at DU. They include clippings and photographs of Gertrude as May Queen and photographs of a student she dated while at DU, Mark Volk.