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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 107 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 14: Scrapbook, 1973 - 1983

 Item — Box D032.04.0014: Series D032.04 [Barcode: U186023300924]
Identifier: D032.04.0014

A scrapbook created by Kathleen Hill during her time at Colorado Women's College. The scrapbook features her acceptance letter, programs of appearances, as well as newspaper clippings about Colorado Women's College.

Dates: 1973 - 1983

Box 62: CWC Timeline

 Item — Box U109.11.0062: Series U109.11 [Barcode: U186023305699]
Identifier: U109.11.0062

This box contains a timeline of significant events in Colorado Women's College's history. This timeline was orginally attached to foamboard but has been removed.

Dates: 1902-2007; Majority of material found within 1993-2007

Box 63: Events and Building Information

 Item — Box U109.11.0063: Series U109.11 [Barcode: U186023305704]
Identifier: U109.11.0063

This box contains information about each building in the Colorado Women's College including details about significant rooms. Additionally, there are several photos of a dedication event featuring faculty and staff members participating in the construction of a building. These materials were originally on a foam board but have been removed from that backing.

Dates: 1902-2007; Majority of material found within 1993-2007

Box 67: Memory Books and Essay Contest, 1996

 Item — Box U109.11.0067: Series U109.11 [Barcode: U186023305788]
Identifier: U109.11.0067

This box contains a memory book and memory cards from 1996 detailing alumae's positive memories of the institution and a 1996 essay contesting in which the children of students participated in describing why they loved their mother.

Dates: 1996

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