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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 70 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Wallace Demonstrations - Protest signs, including "Freedom not Facism", 1968

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0005.00001
Overview The image depicts multiple unidentified individuals at an Anti-Wallace demonstration holding multiple signs: freedom not fascism", affiliated with the University of Denver, in 1968.
Dates: 1968

Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Records

 Collection
Identifier: U340
Overview The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) at the University of Denver (DU) was founded on 18 February 2011. It is a student organization by, for, and about graduate and professional students at DU who identiffy as Black and/or African American. The collection consists of photographs, posters, and other papers created and/or collected by the organization.
Dates: 2016

Campus Issues, circa 1965

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0011.00001
Overview The image depicts multiple unidentified individuals discussing campus issues, affiliated with the University of Denver, circa 1965. Two of the individuals have their back to the camera and appear to be addressing the group. Others appear to be holding microphones up to the individuals with their backs to the camera. One individual in the group is holding a sign that says: "support Chancellor Mitchell." On the very right edge of the image an state trooper or police officer is standing at the...
Dates: circa 1965

Campus Issues

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0011.00002
Overview The image depicts an unidentified speaker speaking to an unidentified audience at the University of Denver's basketball court, discussing unknown campus issues under the United States of America flag, undate. Three people in the audience appear to be holding signs. One sign reads "One dies every five minutes STOP!" and contains a hand drawn image of a bomb. The other signs are illegible.
Dates: 1977-1981

Chancellor Maurice Mitchell Speaks to Media, 1968

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0003.00009
Overview University of Denver (DU) Chancellor Maurice Mitchell speaks to the media during a 1968 DU student sit-in at the DU registrar's office in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1968

Contact Sheet of Student Protesters, 1984 July 5

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0004.00003
Overview Black and white contact sheet with negatives depicting unidentified people wearing sandwich board signs during a protest on the campus of the University of Denver.
Dates: 1984 July 5

Contact Sheet of Student Protesters, 1984 July 5

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0004.00003.00001
Overview Two unidentified students walk past a newsstand while wearing sandwich board signs reading "[illegible] Schools for Rocky Mountain Region" and "High Tech Utilizes Librarians & Information Managers" during a protest on the campus of the University of Denver.
Dates: 1984 July 5

Contact Sheet of Student Protesters, 1969 November 14

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0004.00005
Overview Black and white contact sheet with negatives of images from a student demonstration at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1969 November 14

Contact Sheet of Student Protesters, 1969 February 21

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0004.00007
Overview Black and white contact sheet with negatives of images from a student demonstration at the University of Denver, including of students sitting on the lawn and walking around between Evans Memorial Chapel and Mary Reed Building.
Dates: 1969 February 21

Contact Sheet of Student Protesters, 1968

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0004.00009
Overview Black and white contact sheet without negatives of images from a student demonstration at the University of Denver in 1968.
Dates: 1968