Use for: University of Denver. Chamberlin Observatory.
Ground Breaking for Chamberlin Observatory (H.B. Chamberlin, donor; Cost, about $40,000) in June 13, 1888.
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]
Cornerstone for Chamberlin Observatory in 1890.
Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.76).
Chamberlin Observatory completed in 1894.
University of Denver Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 4, April, 1923, page 15.
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 188 Collections and/or Records:
ROTC Drill at Chamberlin Observatory
A group of military cadets in white helmets and dark coats and pants performs a drill with rifles raised in the air at Observatory Park in Denver, Colorado, with the Chamberlin Observatory building in the background.
Staff Astronomer Observing Occultation from Chamberlin Observatory, circa 1965
A member of the staff of the Chamberlin Observatory on the University Park Campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado looks through the observatory's telescope observe an occultation.
Starfield Seen from Chamberlin Observatory, 1948
Black and white print of star in the constellation Auriga viewed through the telescope at Chamberlin Observatory on the University Park Campus of the University of Denver.
The Denver Clarion, vol. 68, issue 54, 1964 May 12
Northwestern Fete Their Founder Evans on Thursday. Professor Emeritus Rafferty Conducts Symphonic Band. Senior Activities Week to Include Tea, Dance. Gayla Jardon Wins Coveted National Science Fellowship. Registrar Raises Fee for Replacement for ID’s. Dr. Shepard to Speak. Chamberlin Observatory Changes Public Tours to Summer Schedule.
The Denver Clarion, vol. 69, issue 45, 1965 April 20
DU Observatory Crumbling As Administration Fiddles. Robert Schroeder. Clarion Survey – Shows 70% Won’t Vote Friday.
The Denver Clarion, vol. 69, issue 47, 1965 April 27
Sutton VP Over Foster – Highest Voter Turnout in Years Deluges Committee with Ballots. Referendum. Observatory – Willson Promises Repairs. Beauties Vie Tuesday Nite.
The Denver Clarion, vol. 70, issue 8, 1965 October 19
Core Director Says – Rights Movement Faces Crisis. Observatory Receives Face-Lifting; School Children Take in Cosmic Show. Stine Dies of Injuries From Aug. 30 Accident.
The Denver Clarion, vol. 101, 1993 October 28
Observatory celebrates a century of looking to the stars. Assault raises Park Hill security concerns.
The Life and Times of Julian Osgood Howe, 1992 February
Biography of Herbert A. Howe's son.
University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1954
Black and white print of four young women looking at the 20-inch refracting telescope inside Chamberlin Observatory on the University Park Campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado in 1954.
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