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 135 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ben Mark Cherrington (1885-1980) served as acting Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from October 1943 to February 1946. He also served as Director of the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies and as Chair of the Graduate School. He waa a founder and the first exceutive director for the board of the Social Science Foundation. Cherrington was also an author of the Charter of the United Nations, and a co-founder of the United Nations Educational...
Dates: 1911-1952; Majority of material found in 1911-1952
Overview 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.
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 (Class of 1931).
Dates: 1927 - 1931
Overview Born in Constantinople, Turkey, Caleb Frank Gates (1903-1955) received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He served two terms as Chancellor at the University of Denver, from 1941-1943 and 1946-1947. Under Gates' leadership the University instituted the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management, the School of Architecture and Planning, and the School of Aeronautics. The papers include correspondence, memos, blueprints, photographs, pamphlet, questionnaire, grant application, reports,...
Overview Collection contains scrapbooks, recordings of Convocation, mailing lists, medallions, music, Centennial pageant picture history and plans, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, brochures, correspondence, speeches, publications, lectures, alumni activities, committees, press releases, and intellectual history card files related to the Centennial celebration at the University of Denver from 1964.
Dates: Other: 1958-1965
Overview The Center for Sustainability is an administrative unit within the University of Denver (DU) that connects networks across campus and the Denver community. The bulk of records in this collection have been generated by the Sustainability Council, an administrative unit within the University of Denver Center for Sustainability. They consist of elected and apppointed members, as well as volunteers, who engage with groups across campus to share ideas and information. This collection contains...
Overview Collection contains records from the various centers at the University of Denver. The centers include the Career Center, Center for Public Policy and Contemporary Issues, Women’s Resource Center, and Health and Counseling Center.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview The Central City Opera House Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1931 to manage and preserve the Central City Opera House located in Central City, Colorado and to direct annual summer opera festivals. Heirs of Peter McFarlane, a Central City businessman who owned the Opera House prior to 1931, donated the building to the University of Denver in 1931. The real estate holdings of the University of Denver were transferred back to the Association in 1982. The Association held...