Cutler, Marjorie M. (Marjorie Mitchell), 1904-1990
Marjorie Mitchell Cutler was born in the University Park area of Denver, Colo. She was the registrar at the University of Denver from 1937 to 1970. Her father, Dr. Ira E. Cutler, was a professor at the University of Denver from 1898 until his retirement in 1935, teaching classes in botany, geology, and zoology. Ira Cutler was a botanist who was instrumental in propagating the "University of Denver rose."
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Overview Ira E. Cutler was a professor at the University of Denver who contributed to the fields of genetics, eugenics, ornithology, botany and geology. Cutler was also a botanist who was instrumental in propagating the "University of Denver rose." He composed the University of Denver "alma mater", Hail to Denver U, and organized the university Glee Club.His daughter Marjorie, who attended the University in the 1920s, served as the registrar in 1937 in which capacity she...
Overview Sisters Marjorie and Marian Cutler share their memories of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and Marjorie discusses historical details about the neighborhood. Marjorie talks about the origins of Boy Scout Troop 5, Denver, Colo., adding that it was the first troop west of the Mississippi. She gives a brief history of the University of Denver (DU) and talks about Chancellor Henry Buchtel's role in raising money for the university, including his efforts to provide funding to build a...