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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 135 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Historic Maps Special Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Overview

This collection contains maps assembled for interpretive use in support of the various collections, and illustration of the areas in which the various University of Denver campus buildings have been located over time.

Dates: 1849-1958

University of Denver History

 Collection
Identifier: U165
Overview Collection contains files on the history of the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: 1880-1920

University of Denver Libraries Records

 Collection
Identifier: U171
Overview Collection contains library history, administrative papers, library policies, annual reports, development policies, exhibits, events, publicity, publications, statistics, outreach, budgets, facilities records, departmental records, and correspondence related to the Penrose Library at the University of Denver from 1920 through the present.
Dates: 1920-

University of Denver Office of the Registrar Records

 Class
Identifier: U039
Overview Collection contains class schedules and transcripts from the University of Denver Office of the Registrar.
Dates: 1902-1929

University of Denver Pioneer Leadership Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: U348
Overview The Pioneer Leadership Program began at the University of Denver in 1995. It is a program that strives to instill leadership skills into the 88 undergraduate students admitted to the program each year. During their careers at the university, these students persue minors in leadership and live in the PLP living and learning community housing.
Dates: 1995

University of Denver Real Estate Records

 Collection
Identifier: U184
Overview The University of Denver Real Estate records contain property inventories, planning and management documents, and the title documents and abstracts of the real estate owned at any time by Colorado Seminary or the University of Denver. It includes the real estate documents of Central City Opera and Colorado Women's College, as well as interests in oil and gas properties. The records also include documents related to properties gifted or willed to the University that were sold by the...
Dates: 1886-2000

University of Denver Sesquicentennial Records

 Collection
Identifier: U339
Overview The University celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding in 2014. The collection consists of the various records, promotional materials, and other documents related to the planning and execution of the events and programming related to the celebration.
Dates: 2014

University of Denver Theses and Dissertations Microfilm Collection

 Collection
Identifier: U305
Overview University of Denver theses and dissertations microfilm collection.
Dates: Other: 1951-2008

Vivian Greenleaf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M436
Overview Vivian Greenleaf papers.
Dates: 1940

Wayne O. Littrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M463
Overview 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