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Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

 Person

President William Howard Taft visited DU on October 3rd, 1911 and gave a talk in the new gymnasium to over 2,000 people.

Citation

University Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 10, October 1911, page 4.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence - Taft, William Howard, 1909-1911

 File
Identifier: M048.01.0001.0033
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1 includes general administration materials and extensive correspondence between Henry A. Buchtel and William G. Evans, son of Colorado Governor and University of Denver founder John Evans, and who was a long-time University Board of Trustees' Chairman. Also included in Series 1 is correspondence between Buchtel and Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft.
Dates: 1909-1911

Correspondence - Taft, William Howard, 1912

 File
Identifier: M048.01.0001.0034
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1 includes general administration materials and extensive correspondence between Henry A. Buchtel and William G. Evans, son of Colorado Governor and University of Denver founder John Evans, and who was a long-time University Board of Trustees' Chairman. Also included in Series 1 is correspondence between Buchtel and Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft.
Dates: 1912

Correspondence - Taft, William Howard, 1913-1914

 File
Identifier: M048.01.0001.0035
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1 includes general administration materials and extensive correspondence between Henry A. Buchtel and William G. Evans, son of Colorado Governor and University of Denver founder John Evans, and who was a long-time University Board of Trustees' Chairman. Also included in Series 1 is correspondence between Buchtel and Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft.
Dates: 1913-1914

Correspondence - Taft, William Howard, Visit to Denver, 1911-1912

 File
Identifier: M048.01.0001.0036
Overview Includes invitation to speech given in DU gymnasium by William Howard Taft in 1911.
Dates: 1911-1912

Henry Augustus Buchtel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M048
Overview Henry Augustus Buchtel served as Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1899-1920. He started his career as a Methodist minister; served as pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, Denver. During his tenure at the University of Denver, he raised funds to cover the University's debt, doubled student enrollment, and oversaw the construction of the Library (funded by Andrew Carnegie), the Gymnasium, Science Hall, and Memorial Chapel (later named Buchtel Chapel). He also...
Dates: 1850-1942

President William Howard Taft at University of Denver, 1911 October 11

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0413.00025
Overview William Howard Taft speaks from a stage. Seated behind him amongst a group of men are visible chancellor Henry Buchtel and Herbert A. Howe.
Dates: 1911 October 11