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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


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

Found in 19033 Collections and/or Records:

1958 University of Denver Ski Team Postcard, 1958

Identifier: U300.01.0011.00044
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers ski team photographic postcard addressed to Dr. & Mrs. Louis A. Breternitz. Postmarked Denver, Colo. Dec 22, 1958. U.S. postage 3 cents. Signed by 1958 DU ski team members Mauritz Sonberg, Ted Farwell, Al Vincelette, Tom Carter, Clarence Servold, Bob Gray, Oddvar Ronnestad, John Thorpe, Peder Pytte, Martti Korhonen, and Coach Willy Schaeffler.
Dates: 1958

1958 Wrestling (General), 1958

Identifier: U300.04.0397.0040
Overview Athletics information about the wrestlers and meet results about the University of Denver's Wrestling team in 1958.
Dates: 1958

1959-1960 Releases, 1959-1960

Identifier: U300.06.0018.0014
Overview Press releases from 1959-1960.
Dates: 1959-1960

1959-1960 University of Denver Men's Ice Hockey Team, between 1959-1960

Identifier: U300.01.0390.00001
Overview Photographic image and name plate containing the members of the 1959-1960 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's ice hockey team and 1960 NCAA-WCHA Champions. Back row (left to right): Coach Murray Armstrong, Norb Kemp, Max Geisthardt, Terry Lomnes, Bill Masterton, Ken Williamson, Dick Jacob, Jerry Walker, Trent Beatty, George Konik, Paul Josephson, Paul DiNapoli. Front row: Grant Munro, Con Collie, Murray MacDonald, Bruce Walker, George Kirkwood, John MacMillan (captain), Ray Hamlin, Al...
Dates: between 1959-1960

1959-60 University of Denver Winter Sports, 1959-1960

Identifier: U300.05.0028.00007
Overview 1959-1960 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers winter sports information guide for press, radio, and television. Sports include ice hockey, men's basketball, men's skiing, and men's swimming. Contents of the guide include individual sport schedules, rosters, coaching staffs, records, and statistics.
Dates: 1959-1960

1959 Gymnastics (General), 1959

Identifier: U300.04.0393.0018
Overview Men's gymnastics general team information including a team roster and schedule, and individual athlete questionaire sheets from 1959.
Dates: 1959

1959 National Intercollegiate Ski Championships, 1959 March 26-28

Identifier: U300.05.0410.00004
Overview 1959 National Intercollegiate Ski Championships program featuring rosters of participating schools and a fill-in results log.
Dates: 1959 March 26-28

1959 Nevada Winter Carnival Winning Team Jumping, 1959

Identifier: U300.08.0435.00001
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's skiing trophy from the 1959 Nevada Winter Carnival for jumping.
Dates: 1959

1959 Tennis (Information Sheets), 1959

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0014
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's tennis press releases, meet schedules and results from the 1959 season.
Dates: 1959

1959 Track, 1959

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0031
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's track and field press releases, roster, schedule, records, and meet results from 1959.
Dates: 1959