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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 March 6

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00031
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the site location prior to construction.
Dates: 1925 March 6

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 31

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00032
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 work on the away side stands.
Dates: 1925 August 31

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 June 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00033
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the location where the home stands and grass field will be during an early portion of construction.
Dates: 1925 June 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 May 21

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00034
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a leveled dirt field where the grass field will be located.
Dates: 1925 May 21

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 8

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00035
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew working on the home stands.
Dates: 1925 August 8

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 May 21

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00036
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew beginning work on the stadium project in the background.
Dates: 1925 May 21

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 October 3

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00037
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a large group of individuals standing and sitting in the lower level of the home stands as construction of the upper level is still under way.
Dates: 1925 October 3

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 11

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00038
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a leveled dirt field where the grass field will be located.
Dates: 1925 July 11

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 September 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00039
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the lower level of the home stands nearly completed as members of the construction crew continue to work.
Dates: 1925 September 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 September 29

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00040
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows members of the construction crew taking a break as they sit on the lower level of the home stands as the upper level is still under construction.
Dates: 1925 September 29