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Colorado Women's College



  • Existence: 1888 - 1973
  • Usage: 1973 - 1982
  • Usage: 1888 - 1966
  • Usage: 1966 - 1973


College created in 1888 as Colorado Woman's College. Its name changed to Temple Buell College in 1966, and changed again to Colorado Women's College in 1973 and merged into the University of Denver in 1982.


Card Catalog. Administration- Board of Trustees.

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

Admin - CWC

Identifier: U201.01.0076.0011

Contains black and white photographic prints of administration at events involving the Colorado Women's College at the University of Denver.

Dates: 1793-2009

Aerial View of Colorado Women's College Campus, circa 1910s

Identifier: U201.01.0010.00009

An aerial/high-angle view of Colorado Women's College, including Treat Hall. The buildings are surrounded by largely vacant lots.

Dates: circa 1910s

Aerial View of Colorado Women's College Campus, circa 1930s-1940s

Identifier: U201.01.0010.00010

Aerial view of Colorado Women's College campus, looking east. Treat Hall takes up the center, with three other buildings flanking it. Other buildings are built on other visible lots, while the two blocks to the west of Treat Hall are vacant.

Dates: circa 1930s-1940s

Aerial View of Colorado Women's College Grounds, undated

Identifier: U201.01.0010.00003

Aerial view of a residential subdivision. In the center are large open lots and a large parcel with several larger buildings built upon it, that are identifiable as the layout of the Colorado Women's College.

Dates: undated

Box 382: Skyline Awards

 File — Box M130.0382: [Barcode: U186022288941]
Identifier: M130.0382

Awards given to the Skyline yearbook published by CWC.

Dates: 1888-1982

Box 416, 1969 - 1974

 File — Box M130.0416: [Barcode: U186021793919]
Identifier: M130.0416

Box 416 contains folders combined from two other Mary Reed Building boxes. Boxes originally had labels: "CWC - Treat Hall" and "CWC - Departmental Files 1974-75." Contains folders regarding the Department of Theatre Rockefeller Grant 1969, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and department files.

Dates: 1969 - 1974

Buildings - Colorado Womens College, 1981-1982

Identifier: U201.01.0135.0060

Black and white negatives related to buildings of the Colorado Women's College, absorbed by the University of Denver in 1982, and developed as its Park Avenue Campus. Later sold to Johnson & Wales University in 1999.

Dates: 1981-1982

Colorado Women's College, 1976-1977

Identifier: M028.02.0007.0004

Types of Materials: Correspondence, memos, draft of agreement

Dates: 1976-1977

Colorado Women's College, 1992 November 10

Identifier: U201.01.0031.0007.00008

Exterior view of Colorado Women's College (CWC) Park Hill Campus at University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. Including Olinev Memoral Tower, Treat Hall, Whatley Chapel, Porter Hall, Houston Fine Arts Center, Mason Hall, Pulliam Hall, and Foote Hall.

Dates: 1992 November 10

Colorado Women's College, 1981 December 7

Identifier: U201.01.0031.0007.00010

Exterior view of Colorado Women's College (CWC) in Denver, Colorado. Photographs include the Porter Library, the George W. Lindsay Memorial outdoor theater, and Foote Hall.

Dates: 1981 December 7