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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 219 Collections and/or Records:

A Brief History of Woodstock West, 1970 May 14

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0021.00002
Overview Photocopy of a typed history of Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970 May 14

Activities Coordinated through Student Union, 1970 May

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0008.00008
Overview Activities coordinated through Student Union; gives name of activity and coordinator.
Dates: 1970 May

All University Referendum, 1970 May 18

Identifier: U219.03.0003.0004.00001
Overview All University Referendum on Chancellor Mitchell's actions during Woodstock West, together with the results. There are several copies of the referendum document in the file with handwritten notes.
Dates: 1970 May 18

Appeal to the Press to Report Verified Information, 1970

Identifier: U219.03.0005.0001.00003
Overview Two copies of an unsigned appeal to the press to report only verified and accurate information in the wake of perceived errors in reporting Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970

Assessment of Press Coverage, 1970

Identifier: U219.03.0005.0001.00001
Overview Essay assessing Denver-area media coverage of Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970

AUSA Call for a Rally, 1970 May

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0005.00006
Overview Call for a student rally on Friday morning supporting the student strike, emphasizing the Cambodian and Kent State situations. Signed by Harry Poindexter, AUSA President.
Dates: 1970 May

Aware, 1970 May 26

Identifier: U219.03.0005.0004.00001
Overview Aware, Vol. 1, No. 2. Produced by the members of the 1970 Advanced Advertising Design class at the University of Denver School of Art. Articles in the issue focus predominantly on Woodstock West and student unrest at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1970 May 26

Blane Colton Asks for Witnesses to his Arrest, 1970 May

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0009.00001
Overview Blane Colton asks for witnesses to his arrest at Woodstock.
Dates: 1970 May

Box 8: Scrapbook on Woodstock West -- DU, 1970 May

 Item — Box: U219.03.0008
Identifier: U219.03.0008
Overview Scrapbook covering the events of Woodstock West. Included in the scrapbook are clippings of news coverage, together with memoranda, releases, and fliers from the students and University of Denver officials.
Dates: 1970 May

Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell Received Message from the White House, 1970 May 9

Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00007
Overview Press release that Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell received message from the White House indicating that the President hoped peace would be maintained on campus.
Dates: 1970 May 9