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Colorado Women's College



  • Existence: 1888-1973


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.
Sources Card Catalog. Administration- Board of Trustees.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Women's College Park Hill Campus, between 1960-1982

Identifier: U201.01.0031.0007.00073
Abstract External view of Colorado Women's College Park Hill campus Denver, Colorado. Students are walking in the foreground and an unknown building is in the background.
Dates: between 1960-1982

Colorado Women's College Recreational Female Golfers, between 1940-1960

Identifier: U300.01.0004.00103
Abstract A Colorado Women's College recreational female golfer lines up a shot as a fellow CWC golfer places the golf ball on the tee.
Dates: between 1940-1960

Colorado Women's College Women's Gymnastics Class, 1953

Identifier: U300.01.0002.00020
Abstract Four Colorado Women's College (CWC) students demonstrate a ''flying angel'' tumbling routine on a gymnastics mat. A basketball net and backboard are visible in the upper left hand corner. Photograph reproduced in the 1953 Colorado Women's College Skyline.
Dates: 1953

Joyce Axton Jamison Papers

Identifier: M405
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1949-2000; Majority of material found within 1949-1951

Judy Adair Baker Papers

Identifier: M407
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1955-1957

Nancy Hall Chase Papers

Identifier: M413
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1962-1964

Virginia Axton Hughes Papers

Identifier: M406
Abstract Virginia Axton Hughes attended the Colorado Women's College in 1940 and 1941. She collected two of her yearbooks containing significant handwritten messages, autographs, and other yearbook messages.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1941

Weekend College, 1988 November

Identifier: U201.01.0076.0002.00003.00001
Abstract The image depicts three unidentified students on Johnson & Wales University campus at the Weekend College program for the University of Denver, on Colorado Women's College campus, in 11/1988.
Dates: 1988 November