University of Denver Stadium (Denver, Colo.)
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.
CitationBreck, 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:
Abstract A crowd watches as an excavation team begins to dig during the University of Denver Stadium groundbreaking ceremony on March 26, 1925 in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1925 March 26
Abstract Chancellor Heber Harper shovels the first scoop of dirt during the University of Denver stadium groundbreaking ceremony on March 26, 1925 in Denver, Colorado. Also pictured are David Duncan and Dr. D. Shaw Duncan.
Dates: 1925 March 26
Abstract Front view of the University of Denver Stadium football scoreboard in Denver, Colorado. Scoreboard fields read: ''Public Service Company of Colorado. Quarter: Visitors: Denver: Down: Yards to Go:'' and the game clock is visible.
Dates: between 1955-1971
Abstract University of Denver (DU) Stadium souvenir from after the destruction of the stadium.
Abstract University of Denver (DU) Stadium stands.
Dates: between 1965-1971
Abstract Exterior view of University of Denver's General Classroom Building, later known as Sturm Hall in Denver, Colorado. The Hilltop Stadium and Centennial Towers are seen in the background.
Dates: between 1964-1971