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Buchtel, Henry Augustus, 1847-1924

 Person

Henry Augustus Buchtel served as Chancellor of the University of Denver from 1899 to 1920. He resigned in 1920 after suffering a stroke, and died 1924 October 22.

Citation

NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. for His Papers, 1868-1974 (Henry Augustus Buchtel, 1847-1924; Methodist minister, in Denver, Colo.; gov. of Colo., 1907-1909)

Citation

Inauguration of Robert D. Coombe ... 2006 : p. 14 (Chancellors of the University of Denver, [3rd] Henry Augustus Buchtel, 1899-1920.

Citation

Findagrave, accessed 2018 April 3 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7249153/henry-augustus-buchtel

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Buchtel Family Scrapbook and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M053
Overview

The Buchtel Family Scrapbook contains photographs of scenery as well as family pictures. The Scrapbook features the family of Frost Craft Buchtel (1876-1932), son of Henry Agustus Buchtel (1847-1924) who was Governor of Colorado and Chancellor of the University of Denver. Frost Buchtel was married to Margaret Waugh (1881-1976) whose photo appears in the scrapbook together with her mother and several of her children, including Barbara, Johnnie and Henry Augustus Buchtel III.

Dates: circa 1920

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