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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 46606 Collections and/or Records:

1953 University of Denver Men's Freshman Football Team, 1953

Identifier: U300.01.0010.00366
Overview 1953 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football freshman team pose for a team photograph in the grass.

1953 Wrestling, 1953

Identifier: U300.04.0397.0045
Overview Information about the wrestlers, schedules, and meet results about the University of Denver's Wrestling team in 1953.

1953 Wrestling, 1948

Identifier: U300.04.0397.0046
Overview Information about the wrestlers and meet results about the University of Denver's Wrestling team in 1948.

1954-1955 Releases, 1954-1955

Identifier: U300.06.0018.0019

1954-1955 University of Denver Ski Team, between 1954-1955

Identifier: U300.01.0002.00032
Overview The 1954-1955 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers national championship men's ski team poses outdoors for a group portrait, holding their skis and wearing ski gear, in Aspen, Colorado. Front row (left to right): Willis Olson, Craig Lussi, Buddie Werner, Larry Lewis, Alfred Vincelette, Keith Wegeman. Back row: John Cress, David Shaw, Bamse Woronovsky, Dave Miller, Henning Arstal, Coach Willy Schaeffler, Ole Gotaas, Gunnar Jansen, Dale Thompson, Tom Carter, Paul Wegeman. Snowy mountains are...

1954-55 University of Denver Winter Sports Information, 1954-1955

Identifier: U300.05.0028.00002
Overview 1954-1955 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers winter sports information guide for press, radio, and television. Sports include ice hockey, men's basketball, men's skiing, and men's swimming. Contents of the guide include individual sport schedules, rosters, coaching staffs, records, and statistics.

1954 Tennis, 1954

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0019
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's tennis schedule, meet results, player profiles, and press releases from 1954.

1954 Track, 1954

Identifier: U300.04.0396.0056
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's track schedule, press releases, meet programs and results from the 1954 season.

1954 University of Denver Men's Freshman Football Team, 1954

Identifier: U300.01.0010.00357
Overview 1954 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's freshman football players pose together in two rows for a team photograph. Front row third from left Bob Huber (63), Willie Frank (47), and George Colbert (20) are visible.

1954 University of Denver Mountain States Conference Men's Football Trophy, 1954

Identifier: U300.01.0004.00038
Overview Front view of the 1954 University of Denver (DU) men's football Mountain States Conference (also known as the Skyline Conference) championship trophy. Trophy plaque engraving reads: ''Mt States Athl Conference Champions 1954.''