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University of Denver. Department of Athletics

 Organization

Name in use 2002-2004> Later: University of Denver. --Dept. of Athletics and Recreation. Not found in LC/NAF 11/25/2008

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Athletics - Faculty Athletic Committee, Budgeting and Planning, 1998

 File
Identifier: U300.04.0401.0015
Scope and Contents Five-Year Plan for Athletics and Recreation as of October 5, 1998
Dates: 1998

Basketball: Alterman, 1948-1949

 File
Identifier: B132.02.0001.0023
Overview Born and raised in the West Colfax neighborhood, Leonard Alterman excelled at basketball in both AAU and at North High School. Alterman parleyed this success into a scholarship at the University of Denver, and after service in WW2, a short career with the old Denver Nuggets in the NBA's predecessor league, the National Basketball League.
Dates: 1948-1949

Box 425: Poster

 File — Box: U300.01.0425
Identifier: U300.11.0425
Overview Box 425 contains a poster portraying one player from several DU athletic teams, posing together. Around them the poster says "The Designated Driver is the Life of the Party" and is accompanied by smart choice tips. Poster is signed by an unkown autograph.
Dates: 1891-2007

Ellison Ketchum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M029
Overview Ellison Ketchum graduated from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1930 after winning 10 varsity letters and all conference honors in football and basketball. He served as coach for the University of Denver freshmen basketball and football teams from 1930-1932. He left to coach high school sports and returned in 1936 as head freshman coach. He was named assistant football coach and head basketball coach in 1939. He was appointed Athletic Director in 1942. He left the University...
Dates: 1908-1952

Football: Schechtel, 1938-1942

 File
Identifier: B132.02.0001.0014
Overview Howard Schechtel was a multi-sports star at East High School, being honored in football, baseball, and basketball (in AAU). He later competed in tennis at senior level.
Dates: 1938-1942

University of Denver Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: U204
Overview Collection contains memorabilia objects from the University of Denver Athletics programs. Objects include trophies, jerseys and other textiles, and ephemera.
Dates: Other: 1860-2012

University of Denver Pioneers 80'-81' vs. Univ. of No. Colo., Nov. 28, between 1980-1981

 Item
Identifier: U300.02.0006.0002.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver home basketball game against the University of Northern Colorado on November 28, 1980. Pamphlet includes summaries and rosters for both teams, plus DU's season schedule, photographs of DU players and Coach Floyd Theard. Featured DU player profile (folds out into a poster): Senior forward Mel Coffman.
Dates: between 1980-1981