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Traditions - Denver Boone + Pioneer Pete, 1968-2007

Identifier: U201.01.0097.0020


Images and papers related to the history of the University of Denver's mascots, from Pioneer Pete to Denver Boone to Ruckus: 3 black and white prints of Denver Boone with students; playing arcade games; with a young child. Clarion online story (2007): "Why Denver Boone got the boot at DU" Memo from Public Relations about Denver Boone (1974) Clarion newspaper clipping (1984): "DU's PR Reviews Images of Boone; New Logo to Phase Out Old Mascot" Clarion newspaper clipping of parody article (1985): "Old Mascot Undergoes Identity Crisis Before Second Student Poll Takes Place" Clarion newspaper clipping (1979): "The Boone's Only Human" Notes from interview with former Boone, Frank Fredericks (1979) Denver Post newspaper clipping (1979): "Pioneers Will Sport New Look" DU Hockey logo (1972) and student roster (1973) with images of Boone Clarion newspaper clipping (1984) correcting earlier story on Boone. Clarion newspaper clipping (1968): "Denver Boone to help eliminate student mascot identity problem" Clarion newspaper clipping (1968): "Pioneer contest" [to name the mascot] Letter from archivist George Snyder to former Boone, Anthony Spinella (1979) Denver Pioneers article (c. 2002): "Ruckus, The Pioneers' Mischievous Mascot" Copy of Who Was Who in America page with biography of Walt Disney (Disney Studios designed the Boone logo) List of individuals contacted for interviews about Boone Handwritten notes from various interviews about Boone


  • 1968-2007



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