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University of Denver Stadium (Denver, Colo.)


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.


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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Alter at Homecoming 1957

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

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 2, 1954 October 1

Identifier: clarion_v031i02_19541001
Overview Family night and the Montana U – DU Football game to occur at Hilltop Stadium, Friday October 8, 1954. The Pioneer Caravan goes to Wyoming on October 2, 1954 for their football game against the University of Wyoming at Laramie. The marching band to strut their stuff during the halftime show at the University of Wyoming game on October 2, 1954. Fraternity bids due October 3, 1954. Homecoming set for November 6, 1954. Senate plans class elections for 1954 – Skid Pirtle elected.
Dates: 1954 October 1

University of Denver vs. United States Air Force Academy Men's Football Game, between 1956-1960

Identifier: U300.01.0029.00115
Overview University of Denver (DU) Pioneers men's football player (24) is tackled by an opposing Air Force player (83) as more opposing players rush to pile on during a game at the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: between 1956-1960