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:
Group of people in hats and coats. One woman is holding a shovel.
Joyce (Axton) Jamison was a student at the Colorado Women's College from 1949-1951. She remained active in the alumni community. She married Francis (Frank) Jamison, a Denver judge and graduate from the University of Denver Law School in 1956. Her older sister Virginia Axton Hughes was also an alum of the Colorado Women's College.
Louise Bieri was a student of the Colorado Women's College in 1921. She graduated in 1923 and became a teacher. In 1950, she graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor's in Education. Her daughter, Grace von Ehrenkrook Walker, also graduated from CWC in 1948 and from CU in 1950. She donated her mother's scrapbook to the archives.
The bulk of the collection contains general correspondence to and from Dr. Chambers during her tenure as president and papers concerning fund-raising efforts. Other major areas covered are interviews and employment at Colorado Women's College, Chambers' inauguration and resignation, and newspaper clippings regarding Colorado Women's College’s near-closure in 1976.
Mary Kirke Wilson reflects on her memories of Canyon City, Hugo, Hardin, and Denver, Colorado. Wilson recalls memories of her father's laundry business and general store, the fashions of the 1920s, music on the radio in the 1910s and 1920s. Wilson attended Colorado Women's College and reflects on her experience in college. Finally, Mary Kirke Wilson discusses her career as a school teacher.
Nancy Hall Chase attended the Colorado Women's College from 1962-1964 and received an AA. She then transferred to University of Denver and finished her business degree in 1967.
Two prints pasted together to form a panoramic view of a lawn shaded by trees. Walkways lead in three directions towards three different buildings, all obscured by the frame of the shot or the trees in the photo.