Shwayder, King David, 1910-1995
Present at 1977 dedication ceremony for Shwayder Art Building. 1978 University of Denver Alumni Directory, and Distinguished Service to the University Award Recipient list, http://alumni.du.edu/s/1150/index.aspx?sid=1150&gid=1&pgid=376, retrieved 3/25/2010.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Jesse and Nellie Shwayder sit for a family portrait surrounded by their five children. All members of the family are looking at Norma, the baby, who sits center on Jesse's lap and is the only individual looking at the camera. The other children are, left to right, Dorothy, Fay, King, and Ruth.
Dates: circa 1922
Overview Images of Jesse Shwayder, founder of the Samsonite Corporation and donor to the University of Denver, and his son King David Shwayder, DU alumnus and trustee, and president of the Samsonite Corporation: 12 black and white prints, including headshots of Jesse Shwayder; portrait of Jesse Shwayder holding a Bible; King Shwayder with an unidentified woman; John Evans Jr., Jesse Shwayder, Mr. Heitler, and Mr. Kaye; and headshots of King Shwayder. 5 sets of black and white negatives with contact...
Overview University of Denver Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell and King Shwayder pose with a plaque at the dedication ceremony for the Shwayder Art Building in Denver, Colorado. Jesse and Nellie Shwayder Inc., a family foundation, donated $1.7 million toward the construction, the building's architect was Slater-Paull and Associates, and the firm Gerald H. Phipps Inc. was awarded the rights to construct the building.
Dates: 1977 October 26