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University of Denver

 Organization

Sources

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

Citation

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Records

 Collection
Identifier: U340
Abstract The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) at the University of Denver (DU) was founded on 18 February 2011. It is a student organization by, for, and about graduate and professional students at DU who identiffy as Black and/or African American. The collection consists of photographs, posters, and other papers created and/or collected by the organization.
Dates: 2016

Student Protests Collection

 Collection
Identifier: U219
Abstract

The Student Protests Collection is a collection of materials related to student protests, whether against the University, as in the case of a tuition protest, or American policies, as in the case of Woodstock West and anti-draft demonstrations. The collection includes newspaper clippings as well as University documents and other published material.

Dates: 1911-1991

Wayne O. Littrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M463
Abstract Wayne O. Littrell (1920-2017) was an University of Denver alum and served as the University's first head of security from 1952 - 1971. The collection consists of two (2) scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, two (2) reel-to-reel tapes, and other memorabilia collected by Mr. Littrell.
Dates: 1948 - 2011