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University of Denver. Department of Athletics



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

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Athletics - Faculty Athletic Committee, Budgeting and Planning, 1998

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

Identifier: B132.02.0001.0023

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

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: 1884-2017

Box 650: Student Athlete Cards L-R, 1920s-1990s

 File — Box: U300.0650
Identifier: U300.12.0650

Student Athlete index cards filed alphabetically last name L-R

Dates: 1920s-1990s

Division of Athletics and Recreation Records

Identifier: U300
Abstract The Division of Athletics and Recreation (formerly Department of Athlietcs, then Department of Athletics and Recreation) is an administrative unit within the University of Denver (DU) that manages collegiate athletics and recreational activities for DU students. The bulk of the records in this collection have been generated by the Media Relations unit, which is an administrative unit within the University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation, and serves as the liaison between DU's...
Dates: 1884-2017

Ellison Ketchum Papers

Identifier: M029
Abstract 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

Identifier: B132.02.0001.0014

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

Identifier: U204

This collection contains memorabilia from the University of Denver. Materials include textiles, athletics realia, commencement realia, student organizations realia, built environment pieces, and promotional materials for the University of Denver.

Dates: 1887-2017

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

Identifier: U300.02.0006.0002.00001

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

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