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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


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

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Methodist Church photo, 1961-1976

Identifier: U201.01.0090.0031
Overview Black and white negatives, contact sheets and prints relating to the Methodist Church headquarters and to Methodist Scholarship winners at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1961-1976

Nursing Students in front of American Flag, 1957

Identifier: U201.01.0070.0013.00006
Overview Photographic image of three nursing students with a American flag hanging in the background at the University of Denver in 1957. The three are recipients of scholarships from the 40 and 8, which is a branch of the American Legion. Their names are: (left to right) Miss Donna Strong of Ault, Colorado, Mrs. Joyce Malone Neely of Ft. Lupton, Colorado, and Miss Elizabeth Straight of Greeley, Colorado.
Dates: 1957

Partners in Scholarship Records

Identifier: U174
Overview Collection contains administrative files from the Partners in Scholarship program at the Univeristy of Denver.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Scholars Program Records

Identifier: U089
Overview Scholars Program records.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Scholarships - photo, 1957-1999

Identifier: U201.01.0095.0019
Overview Black and white negatives, contact sheets, and prints; and color negatives and contact sheets relating to scholarships and scholarship recipients at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1957-1999

Sponsored Agreements (Special Programs)

Identifier: U187
Overview Collection contains Scholarships, Special Programs, Tuition reports, Activity Reports, Sponsored Programs Newsletters, Flyers, and Announcements 1982 – 1987 related to the Sponsored Agreements (Special Programs) department at the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

The Denver Clarion, vol. 70, issue 12, 1965 November 2

Identifier: clarion_v070i12_19651102
Overview 82 Undergo Leadership Training at Estes Park – Speech Department Directs Conference. Scholarship Policy Expanding; 3 out of 10 Students Receive Aid. Election Results – Winning Candidates Announced. Pre-Registration Schedule. Greek-Week Schedule.
Dates: 1965 November 2

The Denver Clarion, vol. 74, issue 69, 1970 May 4

Identifier: clarion_v074i69_19700504
Overview Honoraries tap members at May Days Spring Fling. Kunstler condemns judicial procedures. McCarthy set for June speech. Scholarship referendum comes before students. Vote on referendum tomorrow.
Dates: 1970 May 4

University of Denver Driscoll Center - Dedication, 1984 May 4

Identifier: U201.01.0018.0004.00002
Overview An unidentified female student, winner of the first Driscoll Scholarship at the University of Denver, speaks at a podium next to a bouquet of flowers.
Dates: 1984 May 4