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 292 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Special Collections and Archives
Overview Black and white prints of a group portrait of University of Denver Chancellors Buchtel, McDowell, and Moore.
Overview This portrait depicts the University of Denver Administration Chancellors: Henry Augustus Buchtel, William Fraser McDowell, and David Hastings Moore, circa 1900.
Dates: circa 1900
Overview Adolph Kiesler, left, and Chancellor Chester Alter stand together holding a degree and wearing cap and gown during the 1955 University of Denver graduation when Kiesler received an honorary degree.
Overview University of Denver eleventh chancellor Albert Charles Jacobs poses for a portrait. Jacobs was chancellor from 1949-1953.
Dates: between 1949-1953
Overview Black and white portrait of University of Denver Chancellor Albert Charles Jacobs.
Dates: between 1949-1953
Overview Black and white print of Albert Sims, former University of Denver chancellor Ben M. Cherrington, DU professor and dean Josef Korbel, and Joe Slater examining some papers around a table.
Dates: between 1962-1975
Overview Headshot of University of Denver professor and interim Chancellor Alfred Clarence Nelson.
Dates: between 1929-1949
Overview University of Denver tenth chancellor Alfred Clarence Nelson poses for a portrait. Nelson served as chancellor from 1948 to 1949. Nelson was an interim chancellor appointed by the board and the only DU alumnus to hold the position.
Overview 38 black and white prints, mostly undated, of University of Denver Chancellor Chester Alter. Images include Alter with Morrison and John Shafroth; with Dr. Moore, Charlotte Lang, and international students; in front of Mary Reed building; with Air ROTC professor Shayler; with Francis VanDerbur; with a map of worldwide activities of DU; with an international student pointing out his home country on a globe; with Quigg Newton; with Charlotte Fowler Fraser and Martha Kimball; giving a speech at a...