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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


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

Found in 19033 Collections and/or Records:

1952-1953 Releases, 1952-1953

Identifier: U300.06.0018.0021
Overview Press releases from 1952-1953.
Dates: 1952-1953

1952 and before Tennis, between 1949-1952

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0021
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's tennis meet results, roster, schedule, and press releases between 1949-1952.
Dates: between 1949-1952

1952 Football, 1952

Identifier: U300.06.0021.0034
Overview Men's football rosters, statistics, scores, game notes from 1952.
Dates: 1952

1952 Track, 1952

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0054
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's track and field newspaper clippings, program, records and meet results from 1952.
Dates: 1952

1952 University of Denver Ski Team, 1952

Identifier: U300.01.0003.00034
Overview The 1952 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's ski team poses for a group portrait outdoors. Left to right: Dick Tallman, Albert Boe, Marvin Crawford, Roger Smades, Coach Willy Schaeffler, Dale Thompson, Tony Deane, Tom Hoffman, Magnus Bucher. Not in picture: Jerry Hiatt, Chuck Maddalone, and Tom Carter.
Dates: 1952

1952 Wrestling and Earlier, between 1948-1952

Identifier: U300.04.0397.0048
Overview Athletics information about the wrestlers and meet results about the University of Denver's Wrestling team from 1948-1952.
Dates: between 1948-1952

1953-1954 Releases, 1953-1954

Identifier: U300.06.0018.0020
Overview Press releases from 1953-1954.
Dates: 1953-1954

1953-1954 University of Denver Ski Team, 1954

Identifier: U300.01.0004.00023
Overview The University of Denver (DU) ski team, 1954 National Collegiate Ski Champions, several of whom are holding trophies, pose for a group portrait at the airport with a sign that reads ''Welcome Home National Collegiate Ski Champions.'' Front row (left to right): John G. L'Orange ('55), Russell Crook ('55), Francis Wallace ('56), Coach Willy Schaeffler, David C. Shaw ('57), Glynn Cress ('57), Gunnar Jansen ('56). Back row: Dale F. Thompson ('55), Marvin L. Crawford ('54), Alvin Paul Wegeman Sr....
Dates: 1954

1953 Football, 1953

Identifier: U300.06.0021.0038
Overview Men's football rosters, statistics, scores, game notes from 1953.
Dates: 1953

1953 Tennis, 1953

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0020
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's tennis schedule, meet results, player profiles, and press releases from 1953.
Dates: 1953