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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 30

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00041
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows construction equipment working on leveling the site location.
Dates: 1925 April 30

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 September 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00042
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 September 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 23

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00043
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 April 23

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 October 10

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00044
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a large group of individuals in the lower level of the home stands.
Dates: 1925 October 10

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00001
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a side view of the home stands being constructed.
Dates: 1925 August 1

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00002
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 1

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00003
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the outside of the grass field and dirt track.
Dates: 1925 August 1

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 13

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00004
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the home stands as the two large pillars give balance.
Dates: 1925 July 13

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0050.00005
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a distant view of the stadium while in construction. The grass field is visible in the middle and the pillars of the home stands are on the right.
Dates: 1925 August 1

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.
Dates: 1925 August 1