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 286 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 25 black and white prints, mostly undated; 4 sets of black and white contact sheets with negatives; and 2 black and white contact sheets without negatives of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck impersonating John Evans. Also includes one black and white print and one set of black and white negatives with contact sheets of Breck impersonating Bishop Joseph Talbot.
Overview 17 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck, including Breck impersonating Copernicus in a summer commencement speech; with Earl Rinker and Mike Parker at Founders Day where Breck received the Evans Award; with Charles Carlson; speaking at Founders Day dinner; interviewing Arnold Toynbee for the University magazine; with Charles Carlson; with DU students for Development Office promotion; receiving an award at Undergraduate Student Award Ceremonies; and...
Overview 40 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck, mostly headshots. Images also include Breck with Chancellor Chester Alter; Breck with history professor John Livingston and photos of Woodstock West; Breck impersonating a historical character at a "Nostalgia" event; Breck impersonating Copernicus in a speech at summer commencement; and Breck receiving a Distinguished Teaching Award. 5 color prints of portraits of Breck, including Breck as Copernicus and...
Overview 12 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck. Images include Breck impersonating John Evans at 1864 Club event; at Kansas City alumni chapter; and talking to students at Observatory Park. 4 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets, including Breck giving a History Women's Club lecture. 5 black and white contact sheets without negatives, including Breck with John Livingston for Public Relations story on Woodstock West.
Overview 3 black and white prints, 2 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets, and 2 black and white contact sheets without negatives, of author and political commentator William F. Buckley Jr. Images include portraits of Buckley and images of Buckley speaking at a business luncheon and other events at the University of Denver.
Overview Caroline Bancroft, author and journalist, describes her education at the Denver Public Schools and Smith College. Discusses her journey to becoming a literary editor for the Denver Post and the struggles she encountered along the way. Bancroft reflects on her path to becoming a Colorado historian through classes offered at the University of Denver and her work as an author.
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Overview 33 black and white prints, mostly undated, of University of Denver Chancellor Ben M. Cherrington. Images include Cherrington with United Nations flag-decorated podium; at his desk in his office; at a Social Science Foundation luncheon with Dorothy Fosdick, a Mr. Lewis, and a Mr. Wilson; with an unidentified man holding a globe beneath a United Nations emblem; with C. Dale Fuller; with Mrs. Cherrington, Heber R. Harper, and Mrs. Harper; at the Social Science Foundation's 50th anniversary and his...
Overview Images of University of Denver Chancellor Ben M. Cherrington: 33 black and white prints, including Cherrington at the dedication of Cherrington Hall with Josef Korbel, Richard Olson, acting chancellor Wilbur C. Miller, and US Secretary of State Dean Rusk; at his 90th birthday party; with Josef Korbel, Elizabeth Fackt, and C. Dale Miller; in academic regalia with Prof. Gustafson and Lowell Thomas; at an educators' conference in Estes Park, Colo.; with wife Edith Cherrington, Heber R. Harper...
Overview Black and white print of author J. D. Dillenback, relation to the University unknown.