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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 176 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Men's Football Stadium, between 1925-1935

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0009.00032.00001
Overview Exterior view of the University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football stadium.
Dates: between 1925-1935

University of Denver Residence Halls, between 1958-1973

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0033.0018.00002
Overview Aerial view of residence halls on the University of Denver campus in Denver, Colorado. Includes the University of Denver's Hilltop Stadium, and downtown Denver in the background.
Dates: between 1958-1973

University of Denver Stadium, between 1930-1940

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0002.00059
Overview Exterior view of the University of Denver football stadium from the Mary Reed Library tower, prior to the construction of the Field House Arena in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: between 1930-1940

University of Denver Stadium, between 1920-1930

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0002.00044
Overview Exterior view of the University of Denver football stadium on the DU campus in Denver, Colorado (also known as ''Hilltop Stadium'' or ''Spring Hill Stadium'') from the parking area, which is nearly full. Several football players are visible on the field and sidelines.
Dates: between 1920-1930

University of Denver Stadium, between 1925-1935

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0004.00007
Overview Exterior view of the University of Denver football stadium during a men's football game in Denver, Colorado. The field next to the stadium is filled with cars, and the stands are visible.
Dates: between 1925-1935

University of Denver Stadium, between 1945-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0004.00128.00001
Overview Aerial view of the University of Denver (DU) stadium during a men's football game in Denver, Colorado. Quonset huts and veterans' housing are visible in the foreground.
Dates: between 1945-1960

University of Denver Stadium, between 1940-1960

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0004.00129
Overview University of Denver Pioneers marching band performs at halftime during a near-capacity men's football night game, in a formation that spells out ''DU,'' at the DU football stadium in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: between 1940-1960

University of Denver Stadium, between 1930-1970

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0004.00126
Overview Aerial view of the side of the University of Denver stadium in Denver, Colorado. A tennis court is partially visible, and a high relief sculpture is visible in the foreground.
Dates: between 1930-1970

University of Denver Stadium, 1953 April

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0060.00026
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers fans pack the stands of the stadium during a men's football game.
Dates: 1953 April

University of Denver Stadium, 1925 October 24

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0060.00032
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers fans sit in the stands of the football stadium. The structure is still under construction.
Dates: 1925 October 24