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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 April 30

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0047.00100
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows early construction as it depicts workers leveling the site location.
Dates: 1925 April 30

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 April 23

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00101
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows early construction on a leveled location site.
Dates: 1925 April 23

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 June 23

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00102
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows early construction of the pillars that will support the home stands and a leveled surface where the grass field will be located.
Dates: 1925 June 23

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 4

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00103
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows construction of the home stands in the early stages.
Dates: 1925 July 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 4

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00104
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the location of where the grass field will be located.
Dates: 1925 July 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 4

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00105
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the two large pillars as part of the home stands.
Dates: 1925 July 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 4

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00106
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the two large pillars as part of the home stands as well as the grass field in the distance.
Dates: 1925 July 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 4

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0047.00107
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction from a distance with the grass field in the background.
Dates: 1925 July 4

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 June 27

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Identifier: U300.01.0047.00108
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the grass field.
Dates: 1925 June 27

University of Denver Football Stadium Construction, 1925 July 9

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0047.00109
Overview University of Denver (DU) Stadium photograph taken during construction in 1925. Image shows the construction of the home stands.
Dates: 1925 July 9