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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 11 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Men's Football Game, 1960

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00136
Overview 1960 University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football team offensive unit in formation prior to snapping the ball with the opposing defense waiting. Quarterback Ramiro Escandon (14) can be seen under center with half back Bill Hammons (23) behind him to his right. Right end John Hayhurst (80) is also visible in the game at the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver Men's Football Game, 1958

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00143
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Melvin Johnson (43) being brought down by multiple opponents as he runs up the middle with the ball. Teammate Danny Loos (31) can be seen in the backfield in a game in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00160
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Larry Ross (88) is knocked to the ground by a Colorado College opponent as teammate Joe Strasser (82) is seen running towards them during a night game against Colorado College on September 17, 1954 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00161
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player is surrounded and tackled by multiple Colorado College opponents during a night game on September 17, 1954 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00167
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Jim Bowen (16) on the ground after missing a tackle as a DU teammate Dean Westgaard (55) attempts to tackle the Colorado College opponent during a night game on September 17, 1954 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00168
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Dean Westgaard (55) watches a Colorado College opponent as he is tripped up while running with the ball during a night game on September 17, 1954 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00126
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Fred Tesone (43) about to get hit from the side as he watches teammates tackle an opposing Colorado College player running with the ball during a night game on September 17, 1954 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. Colorado College Men's Football Game, 1954 September 17

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00151
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Ernie Pitts catches the ball and places his right foot on the grass in the field of play as his body heads towards the sidelines out of bounds during a night game against Colorado College on September 17, 1954 at the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. University of Wyoming Men's Football Game, 1955 November 24

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00127
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Dick Gupton (31) catches the ball near the sideline as two University of Wyoming opponents John Watts and Jerry Tucker close in to make a tackle. DU teammate Larry Ross is visible running upfield to make potential blocks. Teammate Max Willsey (20) is shown on the far left being tackled to the ground in a game on November 24, 1955 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver vs. University of Wyoming Men's Football Game, 1955 November 24

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00139
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Dick Gupton scores a touchdown just ahead of University of Wyoming player Jerry Tucker (84) who was unable to catch up and bring Dick Gupton to the ground in a game on November 24, 1955 in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.