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.
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Overview Born in Denver, Allen Dupont Breck graduated from the University of Denver in 1936 and served in World War II. He was a professor of history at DU from 1946 to 1996, during which time he was chair of the history department and wrote the official history of the university. He helped found the Rocky Mountain Medieval Renaissance, Western History, and Western Social Science associations. The Allen duPont Breck Papers contain material he collected in writing his history of the University of Denver.