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 85 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Foundation Awards Grant – DU Received half-million dollar gift from the Ford Foundation. Health insurance plan is proposed. Law School elects new governing board. Record number register for Winter Term. First evening chapel on January 8, 1956 – Vespers to offer flexible program. Ansel Talbert to speak at DU on “America’s Military Strategy”.
Dates: 1956 January 6
Overview Greeks Hold Annual Fete – Hilltoppers Feature of Friday Dance Night. Denver’s Business School to Host National Consumer Credit Conference This Month. Senators, Officers Back United Fund Make-Up Drive. It’s the Law – Consolidation of the Westminster Law School and DU’s School of Law.
Dates: 1957 March 5
Overview Everybody Talks About the Mud-Except Those Who Sank Too Deep. New Tradition – Seniors Plan First Class Breakfast; Tickets Available in Activities Office. Dorms Complete by Fall Quarter. College Sets Date of Baccalaureate Vesper Services. Committee Lists Nominees for Outstanding Freshmen. Bar Association Plan Joint Move; DU Law Center Designated as Site. Applications Due Thursday for Leadership Weekend. Shade Your Eyes and Don’t Socialize; Sunbathing and Sexes Shouldn’t Mix.
Dates: 1958 May 13
Overview Carol Koehler chosen as “Miss DU”, IFC Picks Outstanding Greek Alum. Phi Beta Kappa Selects Thirteen, Two Faculty Memberships Given. Law Center Building Fund Receives $100,000 Bequest. Opera Workshop of Lamont School Offers Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”. Cass Poetry Prizes Awarded Today. Seniors Move to Complete Furnishing of '58 Room Gift. Art Students Schedule Exhibit. “Accents” Winners in Amateur Hour. CCC Union Board.
Dates: 1958 May 20
Overview Homecoming Queen Finalists Named – King, Kneis, Toomey Three Queen Finalists. Folk Singers to Present Concert on CCC Today. DU Law School Admission Requirements Changed to Include Undergraduate Degree. Publications Board Posts Open. IFC Sponsors Blood Drive. Deadline Looms Near for Danforth Graduate Grants. DU Alums Offer Students Dance.
Dates: 1959 November 6
Overview Honorary Doctorates Given to Educators, Hotel Official. 1961-62 Senate Names Pound New President. Law Students are Initiated into Honorary. Music Students Give Concert. Students Can Get Free Admissions to Toynbee Talk. ODK Initiates New Members.
Dates: 1961 May 19
Overview Large Turnout Recorded – Election Features Uncontested Vote. Dr. Gerald Chapman - DU Names New English Head for Coming Academic Season. Law Derby Day Celebration Honors 60 Highest Students. Hamil Wars Against Too Many Taxes. Travis Here May 20-Free. Play Begins 10-Day Run.
Dates: 1962 May 15
Overview Laas Claims Job Demand Remains High. Travis – Free Presentation Brings Folk Artist. Senior Day Plans Released; All Seniors Off Wednesday to Breakfast, Wolhurst CC. Eight Honored in Law. Coed Greeks to Play Host for Rocky Mountain Confab. Vote May 25 – Senate to Take Office May 22; Other Officials Assume Control.
Dates: 1962 May 18