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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, between 1894-1930

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00002
Abstract

Exterior view of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, with the smaller "Students' Observatory" visible to the left and a single house in the background.

Dates: between 1894-1930

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00003
Abstract

Chancellor Ross Pritchard receives a document from an unidentified person during a ceremony in the steps of of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, celebrating the Observatory's admission to the National Register of Historic Places.

Dates: 1980

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1993

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00004
Abstract

University of Denver physics professor Herschel Neumann and Womble chair of astronomy Robert Stencel hold a "Happy Anniversity" sign in front of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, to celebrate the observatory's 100th anniversary in 1993.

Dates: 1993

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00005
Abstract

Chancellor Ross Pritchard holds a certificate during a ceremony on the steps of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado celebrating the Observatory's admission to the National Register of Historic Places.

Dates: 1980

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, between 1940-2008

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00006
Abstract

Exterior view of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, largely obscured by bushes.

Dates: between 1940-2008

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, between 1900-1940

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00007
Abstract

Exterior view of the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: between 1900-1940

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1948

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00008
Abstract

University of Denver student Nancy Mossman looks through a sextant while sitting on the steps of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 1948

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, between 1900-1940

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00009
Abstract

Exterior view of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado

Dates: between 1900-1940

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, between 1963-1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00010
Abstract

Exterior view of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. Taped to back of mount are two smaller prints of University Hall and Margery Reed Hall.

Dates: between 1963-1980

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00011
Abstract

2 black and white contact sheets without negatives depicting the ceremony for Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado being added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Dates: 1980

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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