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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 206 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Eighty-seventh Year, 1951 August 22

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Identifier: U138.0001.0049.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August Twenty-second, 1951. Honorary degree recipients: Helen Bonfils, Doctor of Public Service; Oscar Littleton Chapman, Doctor of Laws; William Sharpless Jackson, Doctor of Laws; Robert Edmond Jones, Doctor of Fine Arts; Harold Raymond Medina, Doctor of Laws; Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees in course: Chancellor Albert C. Jacobs. The commencement address was...
Dates: 1951 August 22

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Eighty-sixth Year, 1950 June 10

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Identifier: U138.0001.0046.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June Tenth, 1950. Honorary degree recipients: Dr. Robert Livingston Johnson, Doctor of Humane Letters; Mr. Walter Paul Paepcke, Doctor of Laws. Conferring of degrees: Chancellor Albert C. Jacobs. The commencement address was given by Chancellor Albert C. Jacobs.
Dates: 1950 June 10

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Eighty-sixth Year, 1950 August 23

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Identifier: U138.0001.0047.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August Twenty-third, 1950. Honorary degree recipients: Claude Kedzie Boettcher, Doctor of Humanities; William Hanson Gill, Doctor of Laws; Harry James Carman, Doctor of Laws; John Foster Symes, Doctor of Laws; Dwight David Eisenhower, Doctor of Laws. Conferring of degrees in course: Chancellor Albert C. Jacobs. The commencement address was given by Chancellor Albert C. Jacob.
Dates: 1950 August 23

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Eighty-third Year, 1947 June 7

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Identifier: U138.0001.0043.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony, June Seventh, 1947. Honorary degree recipient: Thomas A. Dines, Doctor of Humane Letters; Clifford Fred Rassweile. Conferring of degrees: Chancellor Caleb F. Gates. The commencement addrees was given by Doctor Clifford F. Rassweiler Vice-President for Research and Development Johns-Manville Corporation.
Dates: 1947 June 7

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Eighty-third Year, 1947 August 22

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Identifier: U138.0001.0043.00002
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony, August Twenty-Second, 1947. Honorary degree recipient: Mary Chase, Doctor of Letters; Franklin D. Cogswell, Doctor of Letters; Thomas Hornsby Ferrill, Doctor of Literature; Hayes M. Fuhr, Doctor of Music. Conferring the Degrees in Course: Chancellor Caleb F. Gates. The commencement address was given by Dr. Franklin D. Cogswell the General Secretary of the Missionary Education Movement of the United States and...
Dates: 1947 August 22

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

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Identifier: U138.0002.0023.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Commencement ceremony, June 11, 1965 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 sciences and has been active in the development of a...
Dates: 1965 June 11

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

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Identifier: U138.0002.0026.00001
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

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Ninetieth Year, 1954 June 11

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Identifier: U138.0002.0001.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June 11, 1954. Honorary degrees recipients: John Gideon Gates, Doctor of Public Service; William Lee Knous, Doctor of Laws; Daniel L. Marsh, Doctor of Humane Letters; Donald Howard Menzel, Doctor of Science; Jesse Shwayder, Doctor of Public Service. Commencement address "One Moment" by Allen Jackson, President, Student Senate. Commencement address "You'll Never Be Quite the Same" by Chester M....
Dates: 1954 June 11

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Ninetieth Year, 1954 August 20

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Identifier: U138.0002.0002.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August twentieth,1954. Honorary degree recipients: Alfred Marshall Bailey, Doctor of Public Service; Samuel Miller Brownell, Doctor of Laws. Conferring of degrees in course: Chancellor Chester M. Alter. The commencement address was given by Dr. Samuel M. Brownwell.
Dates: 1954 August 20

University of Denver (Colorado Seminary) Commencement Program, Ninety-fifth year, 1960 June 10

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Identifier: U138.0002.0013.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June tenth,1960 at seven-thirty o'Clock. Honorary degree recipients: Louis Tomlinson Benezet, Doctor of Laws; Jean Sala Breitenstein, Doctor of Laws; Pyke Johnson, Doctor of Public Service; Alton Ellegood Lowe, Doctor of Laws; Aksel Nielsen, Doctor of Public Service. Conferring of degrees: Chancellor Chester M. Alter.
Dates: 1960 June 10