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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 15 Collections and/or Records:

Arvila Alter and Mrs. Rollie Bradford at Faculty Conference (Frame 2), 1955

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0018.00002
Overview Arvila Alter and Mrs. Rollie Bradford play shuffleboard at a University of Denver faculty retreat. A house with log siding is visible in the background.
Dates: 1955

Equipment, Department of Physics, 1961-1962

Identifier: M043.03.01.0001.0031
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Bryon Cohn subseries University of Denver Administrative materials contains correspondence, course information, budget information and fire damage data.
Dates: 1961-1962


Identifier: U160
Overview Collection contains records related to faculty at the University of Denver. Record include faculty publications, faculty and staff directories, personnel guidelines, faculty handbooks, lectures, meeting minutes, benefit information, appointment calendars, faculty study data, sabbatical leave requests, faculty tenure information and surveys.
Dates: Other: 1965-1986

Faculty/Staff Superstars Activity, 1978 May 12

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0022.00004.00001
Overview A group of unidentified persons participates in an outdoor activity at a faculty/staff "Superstars" event at the University of Denver. Four people each have their feet on the same pair of ski-like planks and are trying to keep their balance as they move together.
Dates: 1978 May 12

Faculty/Staff Superstars Activity, 1986 May 12

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0022.00004.00003
Overview Two unidentified persons embrace at a faculty/staff "Superstars" event at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1986 May 12

Faculty/Staff Superstars Activity, 1986 May 12

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0022.00004.00004
Overview Five unidentified persons tie themselves together in preparation for a multi-legged race at a faculty/staff "Superstars" event at the University of Denver. One of them is wearing a T-shirt reading "National Swimming & Diving Championship, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon."
Dates: 1986 May 12

Faculty/Staff Superstars Activity (Frame 35), 1986 May 12

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0022.00004.00005
Overview Three unidentified persons race past a cone while tied together at the waist as a part of a faculty/staff "Superstars" event at the University of Denver. A fourth person is seated on the ground next to the cone, which is labeled "Class Use Only."
Dates: 1986 May 12

Group Portrait of Faculty and Staff, circa 1950

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0018.00005
Overview Black and white photographic image of University of Denver faculty and staff: Hartman, Russell Porter, Hall, Friday, Crown, H. Moore, M. Miller, Shirey, B. Cohn, [illegible] name, Engle, Fuller, E. Cohn, Vance Kirkland, [illegible] name, Rasmussen, [illegible] name, Fee, Young, Allen Breck, on campus outside, circa 1950.
Dates: circa 1950

Group Portrait of Faculty and Staff, between 1953-1966

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0022.00001
Overview Group portrait of a large group of University of Denver faculty, staff, and administration at a retreat. The individuals are arranged in three rows, with the back two rows standing and the front row seated; visible in the background are a house with log shingles and a 1950s-type automobile.
Dates: between 1953-1966

Group Portrait of Faculty Members, between 1945-1962

Identifier: U201.01.0086.0018.00003
Overview Black and white print of eight University of Denver faculty members standing on a sidewalk at the bottom a set of stone steps. Faculty members pictured include Raymond Carey (Professor of History from 1945 to 1971), Elwood Murray (Professor of Speech from 1932 to 1962), Keith Case (head of Communication department), and Elton "Tad" Wieman (Director of Athletics).
Dates: between 1945-1962