Oral History Interview with Helen Driscoll, 1986
Helen Driscoll discusses commercial and residential development in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado since 1950 and affirms that the residents were chiefly legal, medical, and academic professionals. She describes the activities of the University Park Guild, which was closely associated with the University Park Methodist Church, and the University Park Book Review. She also discusses changes that took place in the neighborhood, including the change in public transportation from the Trolley Line 8 to RTD buses, renovations at the University Park Elementary School, and the move of the Colorado Military Academy to a new location in Lakewood, Colorado.
- Driscoll, Helen N. (Interviewee, Person)
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1 Cassettes (audiotape cassette) : analog audio recording ; 7 minutes 36 seconds
Scope and Contents
From the Series: The series consists of 50 oral histories collected by Barry Matchett during 1986. The interviewees were all persons who lived in the University Park neighborhood, and concerned their memories of growing up and living in the neighborhood over a number of years.
Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986
Title supplied by cataloger. ||Interview conducted at 3910 E. Evans Ave., Denver, Colorado in 1986. ||Participants: Barry Matchett, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5, Denver, Colorado ; Helen Driscoll. ||Helen N. Driscoll moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in 1950. Driscoll was a member of the University Park Guild. Her husband, Dr. William T. Driscoll, was a professor of zoology at the University of Denver. ||Name appears on cassette label as: Helen Driscall [sic]