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University of Denver Cherrington Hall Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1966

Identifier: U201.01.0017.0011.00001


Black and white print of groundbreaking ceremony for Ben M. Cherrington Hall on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, CO, with Mary Reed Building in the background. Ben Cherrington, left, turns a shovelful of dirt as Josef Korbel, center, and Chancellor Chester M. Alter, right, look on. Cherrington Hall was built in 1966 to house the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) and is an example of International Style architecture. Local Denver architect Edwin A. Francis was selected for the design of the building, which was built by the Pinkard Construction Company. Perkins and Will Architects took over the project when Edwin Francis died during construction. Copy 3 is faded to brown.


  • 1966


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University of Denver Cherrington Hall Groundbreaking Ceremony

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1 Items (1 photograph 3 copies in fair condition) : black and white ; 8 x 10 inches


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Handwritten on the back of copy 1 in pencil: "8- 2,06 Grad School of Internatl Studies 2 x 6 1/2''". Handwritten on the back of copy 1 in red pen: "29 1/2 prob. D.U.". Handwritten on the back of copy 3: "Groundbreaking for Cherrington Hall dedicated Nov' 66".


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