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Randolph P. McDonough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M435
This collection pertains to the life of Randolph P. McDonough who was the Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Denver for nearly three decades, 1934-1963.

Dates

  • 1898-1990

Creator

Extent

1 items

Scope and Contents

This collection currently has only one (1) series: Media. It contains one (1) record of D.U. songs from 1978, chorus and band directed by Roger Fee.

Biographical / Historical

Randolph P. McDonough was born in 1898 in Denver, Colorado. He attended West High School, and after graduation worked for the J. S. Brown Mercantile Company. He enrolled in the Barnes Commercial School in Denver and took two years of business training at night. He was unable to enlist in 1918, so he enrolled in the Student Army Training Corps. He went out to Fort Logan and signed up; he became a freshman at the University of Denver enrolled in the Student Army Training Corps. He majored in Economics and Public Speaking, graduating in 1922. He was a Secretary for the YMCA for several years until 1934, when he came back to the University of Denver as Director of Alumni Relations. He acted as Director for nearly 3 decades, until 1963. There is now an award at the University of Denver named after him; it is the Randolph P. McDonough Award for Service to Alumni. It has been awarded since 1986.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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