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University of Denver

 Organization

Sources

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

Citation

Jan. 30, 1974, letter to faculty, U172._.0003, Hillel folder

Found in 212 Collections and/or Records:

Corrected Copy University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program: June Eleventh, 1965, 1965 June 11

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Identifier: U138.0002.0023.00002
Overview Corrected copy of the program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Commencement ceremony, June Eleventh, Nineteen Hundred Sixty-five at Ten o'clock. Honorary degree recipients: John Alexander Hill, Doctor of Laws, he graduated from the University of Denver in 1928 and in 1953 was awarded the Evans Medal by the University of Denver Alumni Association; James Everett Perdue, Doctor of Laws, in 1946 he joined the University of Denver as assistant professor of social...
Dates: 1965 June 11

Corrected Copy University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program: June Tenth, 1966, 1966 June 10

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Identifier: U138.0002.0026.00002
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Commencement ceremony, June Tenth, Nineteen Hundred Sixty-six at Ten o'clock. Honorary degree recipients: Karl Raimund Popper, Doctor of Laws, a visiting professor at the University of Denver during the Spring 1966; Louis Wilson Menk, Doctor of Laws, he attended the University of Denver while working as a railroad telegraph messenger; Arthur Lemoine Miller, Doctor of Laws, served the University of Denver for eight years...
Dates: 1966 June 10

Corrected Copy University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program Ninety-first Year: University Park Campus, August Nineteenth, 1955, 1955 August 19

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Identifier: U138.0002.0004.00002
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August Nineteenth,1955. Honorary degree recipients: Frederica LeFevre Bellamy, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees: chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1955 August 19

Corrected Copy University of Denver Program, Inaugural Ceremony and Commencement Exercises: August Twenty-eighth,1953, 1953 August 28

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Identifier: U138.0001.0054.00002
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Thirteenth,1953. Honorary degrees recipients: William Clyde Martin, Doctor of Divinity; Robert Hugh McWilliams, Doctor of Public Service; Clara Mitchell Van Schaack, Doctor of Humanities. Conferring of degrees and awards: Chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1953 August 28

Corrected University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program: August Nineteenth, 1966, 1966 August 19

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Identifier: U138.0002.0027.00002
Overview Corrected program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Commencement ceremony, August Nineteenth,1966 at Ten o'clock. Honorary degree recipient: Joseph Royall Smiley, Doctor of Laws. Conferring of degrees: Wilbur C. Miller, Acting Chancellor of the University. The commencement address was given by Joseph R. Smiley, Ph.D., LL.D. President, University of Colorado
Dates: 1966 August 19

Corrected University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program Ninety-first Year: University Park Campus, June Tenth, 1955, 1955 June 10

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Identifier: U138.0002.0003.00002
Overview Corrected program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Tenth,1955. Honorary degree recipients: Otto Karl Bach, Doctor of Humanities; Lucius Ward Bannister, Doctor of Laws, Adolph Kiesler; Doctor of Public Service; Clarence Frederick Lea, Doctor of Laws; Amos Alonzo Stagg, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees and awards: Chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1955 June 10

Denver of University Commencement Program August 17, 1990, 1990 August 17

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Identifier: U138.0006.0004.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, August 17, 1990. The conferring of degrees in course: Daniel L. Richie, Chancellor of the University. Honorary degree recipients: Eugene Hughes, Doctor of Humane Letters and former director of the University of Houston's School of Business Administration; Zita Leeson Weinshienk, Doctor of Laws, Denver's first woman jurist, she was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Colorado...
Dates: 1990 August 17

Draft University of Denver Commecement Program 1917, 1917 June 7

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Identifier: U138.0001.0011.00002
Overview This is a draft of the University of Denver Commecement Program from 1917. This draft includes corrections and additions to the program for this commecement ceremony.
Dates: 1917 June 7

Draft University of Denver Commencement Program: Eightieth Year, Denver City Auditorium, June Tenth, 1944, 1944 June 10

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Identifier: U138.0001.0039.00004
Overview Draft program for the University of Denver undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony, June Tenth, Nineteen Forty-four. Honorary degree recipients: Lowell Thomas, Doctor of Literature, Reuben Gilbert Gustavson, Doctor of Humane Letters, Mary C. Walker, Doctor of Humane Letters. Conferring of degrees: Chancellor Ben M. Cherrington. The commencement address was given by Lowell Thomas.
Dates: 1944 June 10

Draft University of Denver Commencement Program: Eighty-eighth Year, University Arena, June Fourteenth, 1952, 1952 June 14

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Identifier: U138.0001.0050.00002
Overview Draft program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Fourteenth, 1952. Honorary degree recipients: Edith Abbot, Doctor of Humanities; Hans Albrecht Bethe, Doctor of Science; Charles Eliezer Hillel Kauvar, Doctor of Divinity; Quigg Newton, Doctor of Public Service; Young Berryman Smith, Doctor of Laws; Robert R. Williams, Doctor of Science. Conferring of degrees in course: Chancellor Albert C. Jacobs.
Dates: 1952 June 14