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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 12 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Alter at Homecoming 1957

 Item
Identifier: U201.02.0138.0007.00001
Overview Black and white print of University of Denver Chancellor Chester Alter and homecoming queen Barbara Jean Davis standing on the football field at University of Denver Stadium while Clarence Myhre speaks at a microphone and various persons in military uniform stand at attention.
Dates: 1950-1959

Parent-Student Photograph at Parents Weekend, between 1960-1969

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Identifier: U201.01.0120.0007.00002
Overview An unidentified man takes a photograph of two women, apparently a University of Denver student and her mother, at the bottom of the bleachers in University of Denver Stadium during Parents Weekend.
Dates: between 1960-1969

University of Denver Football Stadium, 1926

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Identifier: U300.01.0388.00058
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football stadium dedication ceremony.
Dates: 1926

University of Denver Football Stadium Groundbreaking, 1925

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Identifier: U300.01.0387.00299
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football stadium groundbreaking ceremony featuring administrators of the school.
Dates: 1925

University of Denver Football Stadium Groundbreaking, 1925

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Identifier: U300.01.0387.00301
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football stadium groundbreaking ceremony featuring administrators of the school.
Dates: 1925

University of Denver Football Stadium Groundbreaking, 1925

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Identifier: U300.01.0387.00302
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football stadium groundbreaking ceremony featuring administrators of the school.
Dates: 1925

University of Denver Football Stadium Groundbreaking, 1925

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Identifier: U300.01.0387.00303
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football stadium groundbreaking ceremony featuring administrators of the school.
Dates: 1925

University of Denver Stadium Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1925 March 26

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Identifier: U300.01.0002.00130
Overview 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

University of Denver Stadium Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1925 March 26

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Identifier: U300.01.0004.00085
Overview Chancellor Heber Harper stands on a platform and prepares to address the crowd at the University of Denver Stadium groundbreaking ceremony on March 26, 1925 in Denver, Colorado. Several banners are visible, including one that reads: ''College of Liberal Arts University of Denver.''
Dates: 1925 March 26

University of Denver Stadium Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1925 March 26

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Identifier: U300.01.0004.00086
Overview 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