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Chamberlin Observatory

 Organization

Scope Note

Use for: University of Denver. Chamberlin Observatory.

Biography

Ground Breaking for Chamberlin Observatory (H.B. Chamberlin, donor; Cost, about $40,000) in June 13, 1888.

Sources

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.76); Steve Fisher, "University Park's Utopian Start," University of Denver magazine, Winter 2008; University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives. University of Denver Buildings Collection. Certificate. [U123.01.0002.0016]

Biography

Cornerstone for Chamberlin Observatory in 1890.

Sources

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.76).

Biography

Chamberlin Observatory completed in 1894.

Biography

University of Denver Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 4, April, 1923, page 15.

Biography

On March 27, 1980, Chamberlin Observatory is added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

Citation:
University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives. University of Denver Buildings Collection. NHRP Certificate.

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory - 100th Aniversary Celebration, 1994 November 23

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0033.00016
Abstract

A crowd listens to a speaker at the podium in front of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado for the observatory's 100th anniversary celebration.

Dates: 1994 November 23

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory - 100th Aniversary Celebration, 1994 November 23

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0033.00017
Abstract

An unidentified man speaks to a crowd from a podium in front of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado for the observatory's 100th anniversary celebration.

Dates: 1994 November 23

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory - 100th Aniversary Celebration, 1996

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0033.00018
Abstract

Paul Reinertson of Denver Channel 7 News prepares to report on-camera on Comet Hyakutake from inside Chamberlin Observatory in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 1996

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory - 100th Aniversary Celebration, 1994 November 23

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0033.00019
Abstract

Set of black and white negatives of DU professors Herschel Neumann and Robert Stencel holding a "Happy Anniversary" sign in front of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado for the observatory's 100th anniversary celebration.

Dates: 1994 November 23

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, circa 1910-1914, 1910-1914

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0030.00023
Abstract

One (1) 4 x 2.5 inches black and white photograph. Notation on back by donor: D.U. Observatory c. 1910 - 14.

Dates: 1910-1914

University of Denver University Park Campus, between 1894-1909

 Item
Identifier: U201.03.0011.0019.00001
Abstract

Distant view of the University Park campus of the University of Denver (DU) in Denver, Colorado. Mountains are visible in the background. Identifiable structures include: Chamberlin Observatory, University Hall, and the Iliff School of Theology.

Dates: between 1894-1909

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Type
Archival Record 184
Collection 2
 
Subject
Colorado 172
Denver (Colo.) 172
Built environment 113
College buildings 113
Astronomical observatories 112