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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 69 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Aerial View, between 1950-1955

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Identifier: U300.01.0063.00086
Overview Aerial view of the University of Denver (DU) with the University of Denver Stadium and Field House Arena visible.

University of Denver Athletic Director Ellison Ketchum and Alfred Nelson, between 1944-1950

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Identifier: U300.01.0063.00091
Overview University of Denver (DU) Athletic Director Ellison Ketchum and Dean of the Community College Alfred Nelson look over the construction of the east stands of the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

University of Denver Campus, 1940

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Identifier: U300.01.0002.00215
Overview Aerial view of the University of Denver University Park campus in the early 1940s. In foreground, left to right: University Hall; Iliff School of Theology, and the Mary Reed Building (then the Mary Reed Library). In middle, left to right: the Alumni Gymnasium, Margery Reed Hall, Buchtel Memorial Chapel, and Science Hall. In background: DU Hilltop Stadium, before the construction of the Field House Arena.

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: U300.01.0050.00006
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.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00010
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew working on the perimeter of the stadium and another worker dragging a hose across the grass field.

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00011
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew working on the perimeter of the stadium and the home stands.