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University of Denver Stadium (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

Scope Note

Groundbreaking of the stadium began in 1925. Football stadium opened to a game with Colorado School of Mines in 1926. It was later demolished in 1971 and replaced by tennis courts and fields.

Citation

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.117); “Football Victory Caps Formal Dedication of Huge Pioneer Stadium,” University of Denver Clarion, vol. 31, no. 3, October 7, 1926, 1.

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 183); Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume S: page 33, 36.

University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives. University of Denver Buildings Collection. Communique. (1971). [U123.01.0009.0023].
Scope Note Use for: Hilltop Stadium (Denver, Colo.)
Ground Breaking for the "Hill Top" Stadium in 1925.
Sources Card Catalog. Administration- Board of Trustees.
Dedication of Stadium on October 2nd, 1926.
Sources “Stadium- Groundbreaking/Dedication, 1925 – 1926,” University of Denver Buildings Collection. [U123.01.0009.0020]; University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives. University of Denver Buildings Collection. Dedication program. [U123.01.0009.0020].

Found in 288 Collections and/or Records:

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 2, 1954 October 1

 Item
Identifier: clarion_v031i02_19541001
Overview Family night and the Montana U – DU Football game to occur at Hilltop Stadium, Friday October 8, 1954. The Pioneer Caravan goes to Wyoming on October 2, 1954 for their football game against the University of Wyoming at Laramie. The marching band to strut their stuff during the halftime show at the University of Wyoming game on October 2, 1954. Fraternity bids due October 3, 1954. Homecoming set for November 6, 1954. Senate plans class elections for 1954 – Skid Pirtle elected.
Dates: 1954 October 1

University of Denver Football Game and Stadium, between 1945-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0004.00128
Overview Copy negative with two images. Top image: University of Denver men's football game at the DU stadium in Denver, Colorado. Bottom image: Aerial view of the University of Denver stadium during a men's football game in Denver, Colorado. Veterans' housing and Quonset huts are visible in the foreground.
Dates: between 1945-1960

University of Denver Football Players, between 1957-1958

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0011.00080
Overview Three University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football players pose for a group portrait on a stadium ladder. Identified in the middle is Danny Loos, and beneath him is Melvin Johnson.
Dates: between 1957-1958

University of Denver Football Practice with Coach John Roning, between 1956-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0011.00082
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football players lift their legs as head coach John Roning inspects their cleats during practice in the University of Denver Stadium.
Dates: between 1956-1960

University of Denver Football Stadium, between 1945-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00063
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium being cleared of snow by workers with shovels after a snow storm.
Dates: between 1945-1960

University of Denver Football Stadium, between 1945-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00064
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium being cleared of snow by workers with shovels after a snow storm.
Dates: between 1945-1960

University of Denver Football Stadium, between 1950-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00065
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium statue shown on the outside of the field.
Dates: between 1950-1960

University of Denver Football Stadium, between 1950-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00068
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium stands.
Dates: between 1950-1960

University of Denver Football Stadium, 1948

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00070
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium stands.
Dates: 1948

University of Denver Football Stadium, between 1950-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0389.00072
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium stands.
Dates: between 1950-1960