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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:

Committees

 Collection
Identifier: U140
Overview Collection contains University historical committees, University and world affairs, and War emergency materials from the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

University Archives Collection on World War I, World War II and the Korean War

 Collection
Identifier: U198
Overview This is an artificial collection containing material relating to the University of Denver experience during 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...
Dates: 1917-1988

Weinstein Family Papers and Material Culture

 Collection
Identifier: B412
Overview Sam Weinstein was born on the west side of Denver, Colorado in 1912. He attended the University Of Denver (DU) as an undergraduate and graduated from the law school in 1932. He was an attorney in Denver for many years. Rowena Mae Akers was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1911 and her family moved to Denver in the 1920s. Rowena Mae Akers Weinstein earned a degree in social work from DU and worked for the City and County of Denver. Sam Weinstein and Rowena Mae Akers were married in 1935. Sam Weinstein...
Dates: 1930-1946