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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:

Pioneer Pigskin Review, New Mexico vs. Denver, October 29, 1954, University of Denver Stadium, 1954

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00031
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against University of New Mexico on October 29, 1954 at the Denver University Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, team and individual player portraits, school songs and yells. Cover illustration by Lon Keller.

Pioneer Pigskin Review, Salute to the Air Academy, Colorado College vs. Denver, September 17, 1954, 1954 September 17

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00027
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against Colorado College on September 17, 1954 at the Denver University Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, team and individual player portraits, school songs and yells, and a welcome to the Air Academy. Cover illustration by Lon Keller.

Pioneer Pigskin Review, Wichita vs. Denver, October 22, 1954, University of Denver Stadium, 1954

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00030
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against University of Wichita on October 22, 1954 at the Denver University Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, team and individual player portraits, school songs and yells. Full page feature on page 6 with a brief biography and portrait of Bert McGrane ''The Pigskin Poet'' and a collection of his four-line football-themed jingles. Cover illustration by Lon Keller.

ROTC Sponsor Corps on Parade at University of Denver Stadium, 1951 May

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Identifier: U201.01.0095.0011.00002
Overview The ROTC Sponsor Corps and other military organizations parade on the University of Denver Stadium field while military officers stand at attention. The Field House Arena building and a scoreboard are visible in the background.

ROTC Sponsor Corps Standing at Attention, 1953 May

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0095.0011.00003
Overview Black and white print of unidentified female ROTC Sponsor Corps Members and male ROTC cadets standing at attention on the University of Denver Stadium football field.

Souvenir Program, Pioneer Day, University of Denver vs. University of Colorado, Thanksgiving Day, 1925, 1925

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00002
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against the University of Colorado on Thanksgiving Day (November 26), 1925 at the University of Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, cheers, song lyrics, team and individual player portraits. Color cover illustration signed ''Cavally, Denver.''

Souvenir Program, University of Denver vs. Colorado Normal, Saturday, October 3, 1925, 1925

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against the Colorado Normal on Saturday, October 3, 1925 at the Denver Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, cheers, song lyrics, team and individual player portraits. Color cover illustration signed ''Cavally, Denver.''

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 2, 1954 October 1

 Item
Identifier: clarion_v031i02_19541001
Overview Family night and the Montana U – DU Football game to occur at Hilltop Stadium, Friday October 8, 1954. The Pioneer Caravan goes to Wyoming on October 2, 1954 for their football game against the University of Wyoming at Laramie. The marching band to strut their stuff during the halftime show at the University of Wyoming game on October 2, 1954. Fraternity bids due October 3, 1954. Homecoming set for November 6, 1954. Senate plans class elections for 1954 – Skid Pirtle elected.

United States Air Force Academy vs. University of Denver, November 8, 1958, Denver Colorado, 1958

 Item
Identifier: U300.03.0007.00044
Overview Program for the University of Denver football game against United States Air Force Academy on November 8, 1958 at University of Denver Stadium, Denver, Colorado. Air Force produced program includes: team rosters, statistics, schedules, individual player portraits, Air Force Academy songs and yells, essay on cadet life including photographs (p. 16-17), essay on University of Denver (p. 23), 1958 rule changes. Cover illustration by Lon Keller.

University of Denver Aerial View, between 1950-1955

 Item
Identifier: U300.01.0063.00086
Overview Aerial view of the University of Denver (DU) with the University of Denver Stadium and Field House Arena visible.