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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 12 Collections and/or Records:

Administration - Chancellors, circa 1900

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0090.0008.00001
Overview This portrait depicts the University of Denver Administration Chancellors: Henry Augustus Buchtel, William Fraser McDowell, and David Hastings Moore, circa 1900.
Dates: circa 1900

Buchtel Family VIP (Henry Augustus Buchtel)

 File
Identifier: U201.02.0138.0021
Overview One black and white print of headshot of Methodist minister and University of Denver Chancellor Henry Augustus Buchtel.
Dates: 1864-

Henry Augustus Buchtel, between 1905-1921

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0413.00001
Overview University of Denver third chancellor Henry Augustus Buchtel poses for a portrait. Henry Buchtel was appointed chancellor in 1900 and served until 1921.
Dates: between 1905-1921

Henry Augustus Buchtel, between 1899-1920

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0413.00017
Overview University of Denver third chancellor Henry Augustus Buchtel poses for a portrait. Buchtel was chancellor from 1899 to 1920. He also served as the governor of Colorado from 1907-1909.
Dates: between 1899-1920

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

Photograph of Group on the way to the Science Hall Groundbreaking, 1911 November 15

 File — Box: U201.01.0106
Identifier: U201.01.0106
Overview Contains black and white framed photographic print of group of men in a field, headed to the groundbreaking of the Science Hall.
Dates: 1911 November 15

Portrait of Henry A. Butchel, 1899-1920

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0086.0014.00002
Overview Black and white portrait of Henry A. Butchel, Chancellor of University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado, between 1899 and 1920.
Dates: 1899-1920

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

The Science Hall Groundbreaking, 1911 November 15

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0413.00027
Overview Portrait of a group of men standing around two men, one with a spadeful of dirt. Inscription on the photo identifies some of the men, and names and dates this event as the groundbreaking for the Science Hall on November 15, 1911.
Dates: 1911 November 15

The Science Hall Groundbreaking, 1911 November 15

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0413.00028
Overview A group of men observe in a semi-circle around chancellor Henry A. Buchtel (who clutches a spade) and Bishop William Fraser McDowell. The inscription identifies this as the groundbreaking for the Science Hall on November 15, 1911.
Dates: 1911 November 15