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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 529 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 31

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00080
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the home stands in the midst of construction.
Dates: 1925 August 31

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 30

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00081
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows construction workers leveling out the surface where the field will be located.
Dates: 1925 April 30

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 31

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00082
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the back side of the home stands. A sign reading Hallack & Howard Lumber Co. is posted in the background.
Dates: 1925 August 31

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 21

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00083
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the grass field and the construction of the away side stands.
Dates: 1925 August 21

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00084
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the grass field being worked on and a portion of the home stands.
Dates: 1925 July 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 9

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00085
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the pillars being constructed for the home stands.
Dates: 1925 July 9

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 August 1

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00086
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows construction workers building the home stands. Cars are parked on the road alongside the construction.
Dates: 1925 August 1

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 September 29

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00087
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the back side of the home stands. A sign reading Hallack & Howard Lumber Co. is posted in the background.
Dates: 1925 September 29

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 4

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00088
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows workers in the early stages of construction.
Dates: 1925 April 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 October 3

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00089
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows a large amount of individuals standing in the stands as they continue to be built.
Dates: 1925 October 3