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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:

1959 University of Denver Men's Football Player and Coach, 1959

Identifier: U300.01.0004.00050.00001
Overview 1959 University of Denver (DU) men's football player Steve Meuris (82) receives a helmet from coach John Roning. Behind them is a sign that reads: ''Have a nice, safe summer, but come back ready!''
Dates: 1959

1959 University of Denver Men's Football Players Ben Miller and John Hayhurst, 1959

Identifier: U300.01.0011.00343
Overview Contact sheet with two images of 1959 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football players Ben Miller (68) and John Hayhurst (80) posing for portraits.
Dates: 1959

1959 University of Denver Men's Football Players Bob Tatar and Don Dorsey, 1959

Identifier: U300.01.0011.00274
Overview Contact sheet with two images of 1959 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football players Bob Tatar (69) and Don Dorsey (73) posing for a photograph on the field.
Dates: 1959

1959 Wrestling (General), 1959

Identifier: U300.04.0397.0039
Overview Athletics information about the wrestlers, schedules, meet results, rosters, DU releases, Opponent releases, and information about the University of Denver's Wrestling team in 1959.
Dates: 1959

1960 -- Tennis, 1960

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0013
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's tennis player information sheets and meet results from the 1960 season.
Dates: 1960

1960 - Gymnastics, 1960

Identifier: U300.04.0393.0017
Overview Men's gymnastics meet results and individual athlete questionnaire sheets from 1960.
Dates: 1960

1960-1961 Releases, 1960-1961

Identifier: U300.06.0018.0013
Overview Press releases from 1960-1961.
Dates: 1960-1961

1960-1961 University of Denver Men's Ice Hockey Team, between 1960-1961

Identifier: U300.01.0390.00002
Overview Photographic image and name plate containing the members of the 1960-1961 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's ice hockey team and 1961 NCAA-WCHA Champions. Back row (left to right): Norb Kemp, Dymetry Warnyca, Jack Wilson, Dick Jacob, Max Geisthardt, Greg Lacomy, Paul DiNapoli. Middle row: Trent Beatty, Terry Lomnes, Marshall Johnston, Coach Murray Armstrong, Ken Williamson, Jerry Duffus, Jon Art, Jerry Walker. Front row: Marty Howe, George Konik, George Kirkwood, Grant Munro, Bill...
Dates: between 1960-1961

1960 Track, 1960

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0032
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's track and field press releases, roster, schedule, records, and meet results from 1960.
Dates: 1960

1960 University of Denver vs. Michigan State Ice Hockey Program, 1960 December 12-13

Identifier: U300.05.0028.00018
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers game program from December 12-13, 1960 for a game vs. Michigan State University in the Field House Arena in Denver Colorado. Program features rosters for both teams, individual player profiles with pictures for University of Denver (DU) Pioneers players, coaching staffs, as well as a University of Denver (DU) hockey schedule.
Dates: 1960 December 12-13