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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 286 Collections and/or Records:

Feldman Oversize Photos, 1974

Identifier: M145.01.0016.0001
Overview This folder contains Burton Feldman's oversized photographs.
Dates: 1974

Howe, Herbert Alonzo (Astronomy) Photographs - Family (VIP), 1958

Identifier: U201.02.0139.0029
Overview 6 black and white prints of Herbert Alonzo Howe, astronomy professor, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and interim acting chancellor at the University of Denver, including Howe with telescope; with wife Fannie Shattuck Howe; and headshots of Howe. Also includes 5 black and white prints of people and places connected to Howe, including Doris Howe (granddaughter of Herbert Howe); dean Joseph C. Shattuck; Shattuck's house in Greeley, Colo.; the Fitzroy Mansion in University Park;...
Dates: 1958

Lowell Thomas with Tribesmen, between 1915-1950

Identifier: U201.02.0141.0018.00002.00002
Overview Photographic image of University of Denver alumnus Lowell Thomas, flanked by two tribesmen in full regalia, while other tribe members look on. Location and date unknown.
Dates: between 1915-1950

Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-brown
Overview Robert (Bob) L. Brown, professor at the University of Colorado and the University of Denver, briefly discusses the books he has written. Brown describes Christmas celebrations during the early parts of Colorado history, starting with one of the first celebrations in Colorado during the 1806 expedition led by Zebulon Montgomery Pike. Brown discusses the Christmas dinner during the John C. Fremont expedition of 1848, the Christmas Day Massacre of 1854 at Fort Nepesta (now known as Pueblo), the...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert Brown for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-brown_ghosttowns
Overview Robert (Bob) Brown, a retired history teacher and author, discusses the ghost towns of Colorado and his research for his books. Brown reflects on his change from teaching at the University of Denver to teaching at public schools. Brown discusses the formation and dissolution of towns in the Rocky Mountains, usually based around mining, beginning around the 1850s. Brown discusses what criteria a town must meet to be called a ghost town, and mentions Mesa Verde, Georgetown, Leadville, Cripple...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Thomas, Lowell, 1949

Identifier: U201.02.0141.0018
Overview One black and white print of author and journalist Lowell Thomas in Lhasa, Tibet, and one set of black and white negatives with contact sheet of Thomas in various exotic locations.
Dates: 1949