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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 222 Collections and/or Records:

Student Protests - Gulf War Demonstrations, 1990-1991

Identifier: U201.01.0132.0008
Overview Black and white negatives, contact sheets, and prints related to student protests at the University of Denver against the Gulf War.
Dates: 1990-1991

Student Protests Collection

Identifier: U219

The Student Protests Collection is a collection of materials related to student protests, whether against the University, as in the case of a tuition protest, or American policies, as in the case of Woodstock West and anti-draft demonstrations. The collection includes newspaper clippings as well as University documents and other published material.

Dates: 1911-1991

Summary of Comments Solicited from First Aid Coordinator Bill Finks, 1970 May

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0008.00004
Overview Summary of the comments solicited from Financial Aid Coordinator Bill Finks and President of the Alpine Club. Includes list of doctors and the set up of the first aid site in Kappa Sigma.
Dates: 1970 May

Telephone Log, 1970

Identifier: U219.03.0004.0024.00021
Overview Telephone log from the project to create a history of Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970

Temporary Restraining Order, 1970 May 11

Identifier: U219.03.0003.0002.00002
Overview Temporary restraining order by Colorado Seminary and University of Denver against three named students and 1000 John Does, Weatherman, Weatherman Faction, Students for a Democratic Society and Strike Center. Orders defendants not to damage university property or interfere with students or classes.
Dates: 1970 May 11

The Denver Clarion, vol. 72, issue 52, 1968 May 7

Identifier: clarion_v072i52_19680507
Overview Due process criticism unwarranted; procedure meets Supreme Court ruling. Lambda Chi-Delta Gamma win May Days first overall. Sit-iners explain their aims at public press conference. “LSD” liquid really water. 39 to appeal cases to Conduct Board. Physicist to speak on flares.
Dates: 1968 May 7

The Denver Clarion, vol. 73, issue 17, 1968 November 4

Identifier: clarion_v073i17_19681104
Overview Students vote on term referendum. Vice Chancellor McCollum announces resignation. Speak-in highlights strike. KVDU raido to air election. Draft status convenience, not matter for concern. Annual Women’s Days to feature fashion show.
Dates: 1968 November 4

The Denver Clarion, vol. 74, issue 54, 1970 March 6

Identifier: clarion_v074i54_19700306
Overview Sunley answers student charges and clarifies stand in interview. Senate schedules Kunstler for April; plans Guthrie for May Days’ concert. Protesting Buffalo students stage boycott of classes. 147 arrested for violation of Illinois campus curfew.
Dates: 1970 March 6

The Denver Clarion, vol. 74, issue 70, 1970 May 6

Identifier: clarion_v074i70_19700506
Overview Students accept strike demands. Violence rocks colleges following Kent deaths. Students strike to change character and fate of nation. Strike Calendar.
Dates: 1970 May 6

The Denver Clarion, vol. 74, issue 73, 1970 May 11

Identifier: clarion_v074i73_19700511
Overview Demonstrators stage march on Capitol calling for peace. Strikers found commune; commitment, solidarity grow. Denver police arrest 21 persons in aftermath of anti-war march. Mitchell speaks on Woodstock. Faculty meeting set for 3 pm.
Dates: 1970 May 11