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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 2: Publications and Memorabilia, 1966-1989

 Item — Box U130.99.0002: Series M130.99 [Barcode: U186023305801]
Identifier: U130.99.0002

This box contains scrapbooking materials, reunion letters, campus activity information, publications, newsletters, and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1966-1989

Box 3: Class Syllabi and Course Descriptions, bulk: 1981-1989

 Item — Box U130.99.0003: Series M130.99 [Barcode: U186023305819]
Identifier: U130.99.0003

This box contains syllabi from Spring 1982 to Winter 1989 with one additonal syllabus from 1998. Additionally, there are course descriptions from 1982-1983.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1989

Box 5: Scrapbooks

 Item — Box U130.99.0005: Series M130.99 [Barcode: U186023305835]
Identifier: U130.99.0005

This box contains two scrapbooks from unknown dates. The scrapbooks contain photographs and details about the Colorado Women's College

Dates: 1888-1982

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