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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 28 Collections and/or Records:

Fans During a University of Denver Men's Football Game, between 1950-1960

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00141
Overview View of football fans in the stands of the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado during a University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football game.

University of Denver Football Fans, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00135
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers football fans participate in a cheer from the stands near the forty-five yard line during a football game in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver Football Stadium, 1925 October 24

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Identifier: U300.01.0389.00073
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium with the east stands filled with spectators soon after the completion of the stadium's construction.

University of Denver Football Stadium, 1926

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Identifier: U300.01.0389.00088
Overview University of Denver (DU) Football stadium stands filled with spectators during a game.

University of Denver Men's Football Game, 1958

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00109
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player Danny Loos (31) runs with the ball to the left as opposing defenders give chase and teammate Jack Work (24) prepares to block. A referee paying attention to the action on the field is in the foreground of the photograph in a game in the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver Men's Football Game, 1955

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Identifier: U300.01.0011.00120
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player is tackled with the ball as teammates attempt to block. On the far left Willie Frank (43) is visible, and on the far right Jerry Nawrocki (61) can be seen.

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 Men's Football Game, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: U300.01.0012.00001
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football game during halftime with a group of military soldiers on the field as spectators watch at the University of Denver (DU) Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver Men's Football Game, between 1930-1950

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Identifier: U300.01.0004.00101
Overview University of Denver Pioneers men's football team sets up a defensive play during a near-capacity night game at the DU Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The scoreboard reads: ''1 Quarter. Visitors: 8. Denver: 13. 2 Down. 3 Yards to Go. 7:30.''

University of Denver Men's Football Game, between 1945-1955

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Identifier: U300.01.0063.00078
Overview Aerial view of the University of Denver (DU) Stadium filled with spectators during a men's football game.