Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This item is a petition created by the Alpha Zeta fraterity of the University Denver to the governing body and chapters of the Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity, asking to be installed as a chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta at DU. This petition contains photos of campus buildings, fraternity events, and members of the Alpa Zeta fraternity as well as the history and songs of Alpha Zeta.
Dates: 1913 May 24
Overview Mabel Rilling (1883-1972) was Director of Physical Education for Women and Associate Dean of Women at the University of Denver from 1909 to 1964. In 1935, she founded the DU square and folk dancing group known as the Pioneer Promenaders, which performed throughout Denver and in Washington D.C. Rilling also lectured for many years on the Chautauqua summer circuit. This collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, and clippings related to Rilling's educational and dance career.
Overview Program detailing University of Denver (DU) Director of Physical Education for Women Mabel Rilling's participation in Chautauquas, an education movement popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes brief biography of Rilling and personal endorsements from organizers of Chautauquas in Illinois, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, and Henry Augustus Buchtel, DU chancellor.
Dates: between 1912-1930
Overview A group of women pose for a portrait on the steps outside a building. Women in the back two rows are dressed in academic gowns and mortarboards, while women in the front are dressed less uniformly, excepting three in the middle wearing cardigans over white shirts and similar skirts.
Dates: circa 1930s
Overview University of Denver (DU) Director of Physical Education for Women Mabel Rilling poses for a formal portrait.
Dates: between 1909-1925