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Colorado Women's College

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1888-1973

Sources

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.
Sources Card Catalog. Administration- Board of Trustees.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Women's College

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2015.135

Colorado Women's College, 1976-1977

 File
Identifier: M028.02.0007.0004
Overview Types of Materials: Correspondence, memos, draft of agreement

Colorado Women's College (1888-1982) Records

 Collection
Identifier: M130
Overview Colorado Woman's College was conceived as a "Vassar of the West" by its founder, the Rev. Robert Cameron, who wanted to establish a women's college in the Western United States that would offer high-level academics to women. Cameron was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Denver. The sponsoring body was inadvertently incorporated in 1888 as the Woman's College Society (amended to Colorado Woman's College Society the following year), though it did not open until 1909. Located in northeast...

Colorado Women's College Mission Statement, 1977 August 18

 File
Identifier: U109.01.0001.0001
Overview An early document describes the Mission of the Colorado Women's College. The document lays out the five principle goals of the College, and then goes on to describe the processes for achieving them.

CWC/DU Agreement 1982, 1982 February 2

 File
Identifier: U109.01.0001.0002
Overview This file contains the legal document that records the University of Denver's acquisition of Colorado Women's College. The document describes how the College would be continued within the University, and how the transition would take place.

Elaine Zook Westblade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M408
Overview Elaine Zook Westblade's papers consist of one (1) scrapbook documenting her time at the Colorado Women's College in 1943-1945. Zook is her maiden name.

Emma Corinne Gunsaullus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M254
Scope and Contents Personal and school papers belonging to Emma who graduated from CWC in 1941.

Judy Adair Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M407
Overview Judy Adair Baker attended the Colorado Women's College from 1955-1957 and was active in Delta Tau Kappa. She submitted her papers when there was a request for memorabilia from alumnae.

Louise Bieri Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Overview 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.