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University of Denver. College of Law



  • Existence: 1946-2004


Est. 1892 as University of Denver School of Law. Also known as: Denver Law School, the Law Department of the University of Denver 1893- . Changed usage to: University of Denver College of Law in 1945 or 1946. Absorbed Westminster College of Law in 1957. Renamed Sturm College of Law in Sept. 2004.
Sources found: Its Catalog.
Sources found: SERI-ERA Work. on Elect. Util. Involv. in Res. Solar Appl. (1980 : Univ. of Denver) Proceedings ... 1981: t.p. (University of Denver Law School; Denver, Colo.) [info. from GPO]
Sources found: Phone call to the Univ. 3/22/82 (official name is University of Denver, College of Law, not Law School) [info. from GPO]
Sources found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 18, 2014 (Opened Oct. 3, 1892)
Sources notfound: Access for all www page, viewed Feb. 2, 2007: (University of Denver, Sturm College of Law)
Law department organized in 1881.
Sources Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume B: pages 41-42.
School of Law established in October 3, 1892.
Source Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 79); Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume E: Page 167.
College of Law merges with Westminster College of Law forming the Westminster Association in 1957.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 158); Card Catalog- Academic Units; Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume Q: page 279.

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Commencement Program from the Denver Law School, 1894 June 5

Identifier: U138.0001.0002.00014
Overview Program from the commencement of the Denver Law School, Tuesday Evening June 5.1894 at Trinity M.E. Church, Denver. The presentation of diplomas was by Chancellor Dr. William F. McDowell.
Dates: 1894 June 5

Jack Greenwald Papers

Identifier: B344
Overview Jack Greenwald was born June 14, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald (1888 - 1954). Rabbi Greenwald Rabbi Greenwald only knew German and had to learn Yiddish before he became rabbi of the Beth-Jacob Shul in Columbus, Ohio, a Yiddi. Jack Greenwald came to Denver, Colorado in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science of Law, 1950, and his Juris Doctorate, 1952, both degrees from the University of Denver. Professionally, he specialized in the area of...
Dates: 1949 - 2012

Jean and Milt Morris Papers

Identifier: B275
Overview Milt Morris was born in Cleveland in 1915 and his family moved to Denver to find a cure for his mother's asthma at National Jewish Hospital. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1939. Milt Morris served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He taught business law at DU for eleven years. He practiced law in Denver for many years and was a partner in Feder, Morris, Tamblyn and Goldstein where he specialized in real estate law. In 1941, Jean Wohlegarth married her...
Dates: 1888-2007

Law, College of, 1971-1977

Identifier: M028.02.0008.0013
Overview Types of Materials: Correspondence – Mitchell and Yegge
Dates: 1971-1977

Law, College of, 1969-1978

Identifier: M028.02.0008.0014
Overview Types of Materials: memos, Correspondence
Dates: 1969-1978

Law, College of – Admissions – Christopher Munch, Assist. Dean, 1977-1978

Identifier: M028.02.0008.0012
Overview Types of Materials: memos, Correspondence
Dates: 1977-1978

Law, College of – Dean Robert Yegge, 1970-1978

Identifier: M028.02.0008.0011
Overview Types of Materials: Correspondence, memos
Dates: 1970-1978

Law, College of – Search for a new Dean, 1977

Identifier: M028.02.0008.0015
Overview Types of Materials: memos, resumes, evaluations
Dates: 1977

Myron (Micky) and Louann Rosenbaum Miller Papers

Identifier: B339
Overview A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania and three of the brothers went into the cattle business in Colorado. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. Micky (Myron) married Louann, daughter of Charles and Louise Rosenbaum. Micky Miller received his law degree from the University of Denver. Both Micky and LouAnn Miller are active in the Colorado Democratic Party. Micky Miller had a successful legal career in Isaacson Rosenbaum, with his...
Dates: 1940-2016

Park Hill Campus Signs, 1995 February

Identifier: U201.01.0031.0007.00009
Overview Exterior views of University of Denver's Ricketson's Law Complex and DU Park Hill Campus signs in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1995 February