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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barry Matchett University Park Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M054
Overview The collection consists of oral histories by residents of the University Park neighborhood in Denver, Colorado and recount life in the south Denver neighborhood from early 1900 to the mid-1980s as part of 14-year old Barry Matchett's 1986 Eagle Scout project. Residents relate the history of University Park including the trolley that served the area, grocery stores and holiday celebrations. The subdivision was platted in 1892 and the University of Denver moved to its University Park Campus in...
Dates: 1986

Wayne O. Littrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M463
Overview Wayne O. Littrell (deceased) 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