Breck, Allen duPont
Allen duPont Breck was born May 21, 1914 in Denver, Colorado and died in Englewood, Colorado on October 11, 2000. Mr. Breck held a doctorate in medieval history and taught history at the University of Denver from 1946-1996. __ __ __Great confrontations in Jewish history, 1977: t.p. (Allen D. Breck) Allen D. Breck, The Centennial History of the Jews of Colorado, 1859-1959, 1960. Tillie Fong, ''Allen Breck, 86, 'Legendary' Former History Chairman at DU,'' Rocky Mountain News, October 14, 2000.
Elected President of the University Faculty Senate in 1958 - assumes office in Fall of 1959.
Speaking on the European Tour he conduceted. Speech on October 26, 1960.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 25 black and white prints, mostly undated; 4 sets of black and white contact sheets with negatives; and 2 black and white contact sheets without negatives of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck impersonating John Evans. Also includes one black and white print and one set of black and white negatives with contact sheets of Breck impersonating Bishop Joseph Talbot.
Abstract 40 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck, mostly headshots. Images also include Breck with Chancellor Chester Alter; Breck with history professor John Livingston and photos of Woodstock West; Breck impersonating a historical character at a "Nostalgia" event; Breck impersonating Copernicus in a speech at summer commencement; and Breck receiving a Distinguished Teaching Award. 5 color prints of portraits of Breck, including Breck as Copernicus and...
Abstract 17 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck, including Breck impersonating Copernicus in a summer commencement speech; with Earl Rinker and Mike Parker at Founders Day where Breck received the Evans Award; with Charles Carlson; speaking at Founders Day dinner; interviewing Arnold Toynbee for the University magazine; with Charles Carlson; with DU students for Development Office promotion; receiving an award at Undergraduate Student Award Ceremonies; and...
Abstract 12 black and white prints of University of Denver history professor Allen DuPont Breck. Images include Breck impersonating John Evans at 1864 Club event; at Kansas City alumni chapter; and talking to students at Observatory Park. 4 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets, including Breck giving a History Women's Club lecture. 5 black and white contact sheets without negatives, including Breck with John Livingston for Public Relations story on Woodstock West.
Abstract Dr. Allen Breck discusses the University Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Breck notes that although a number of professionals still live in the area, there are not as many University of Denver faculty members with homes in the neighborhood as there were in past years. He speculates that this may be due to the fact that University Park houses are more expensive. He discusses schools in the area, and the positive effect that living in the neighborhood has had on his life. He also discusses...
Abstract Black and white photographic image of University of Denver faculty and staff: Hartman, Russell Porter, Hall, Friday, Crown, H. Moore, M. Miller, Shirey, B. Cohn, [illegible] name, Engle, Fuller, E. Cohn, Vance Kirkland, [illegible] name, Rasmussen, [illegible] name, Fee, Young, Allen Breck, on campus outside, circa 1950.
Dates: circa 1950
Abstract Group portrait of a large group of University of Denver faculty, staff, and administration at a retreat. The individuals are arranged in three rows, with the back two rows standing and the front row seated; visible in the background are a house with log shingles and a 1950s-type automobile.
Dates: between 1953-1966
Abstract Memo to students of Tudor and Stuart Britain from Allen D. Breck saying he has to attend meetings of the Faculty Senate and Executive Committee and that is why he is missing class. He says he will complete the work necessary and they will receive credit.
Dates: 1970 May 12
Abstract Memorandum to faculty of the History Department from Chairman Allen D. Breck on the subject of recapitulation of May days 1970. Breck says that a number of faculty have expressed interest in writing a history of the events of Woodstock and gives a general outline.
Dates: 1970 May 12