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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 116 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Field House Arena Construction, 1971-1972

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Identifier: U300.01.0062.00054
Overview Construction of the University of Denver (DU) Pioneers Field House Arena.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00001
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a side view of the home stands being constructed.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00002
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew working on the home stands.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00003
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the outside of the grass field and dirt track.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 13

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00004
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the home stands as the two large pillars give balance.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00005
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a distant view of the stadium while in construction. The grass field is visible in the middle and the pillars of the home stands are on the right.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00006
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the home stands in the midst of construction as seats are being formed.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00007
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew working on the home stands.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00008
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a member of the construction crew in the middle working on the home stands.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00009
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew laying down wooden planks on the home stands.