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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 Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 7

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0050.00020
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows construction equipment leveling the area during an early portion of construction.
Dates: 1925 April 7

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 March 6

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00021
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the location site where the stadium will be prior to construction.
Dates: 1925 March 6

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 15

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00022
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the grass field being watered as members of the construction crew work on the away side stands. A young boy and his dog walk in foreground.
Dates: 1925 August 15

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 15

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00023
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the grass field and members of the construction crew working on the perimeter of the field and the home stands.
Dates: 1925 August 15

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 21

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00024
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the backside of the home stands where four individuals looking over the construction area as members of the construction crew work on the home stands.
Dates: 1925 August 21

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 June 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00026
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows leveled location side during an early portion of construction.
Dates: 1925 June 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 June 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00027
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the location where the grass field will be in the background.
Dates: 1925 June 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00028
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the grass field as a sign in front reads: ''University of Denver Football Field.'' Members of the construction crew as seen working in the background.
Dates: 1925 August 1

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 15

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00029
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows various construction equipment working on leveling the site.
Dates: 1925 April 15

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 September 9

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0050.00030
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the perimeter of the grass field as members of the construction crew continue work on the home stands.
Dates: 1925 September 9