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Mildred Diehl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M347

Mildred Elizabeth Anderson Diehl was an alumna of the University of Denver (BA, 1930). Mrs. Diehl grew up in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900's. She attended South High School - graduatiing in June 1926 - and then matriculated at DU. While attending DU, she was very active in women's athletics and in sorority life. The collection consists of a scrapbook kept by Mildred and donated by her son, Rodney W. Diehl.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are primarily in english

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (In custom box (16.5 x 12 x 4 inches))

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one (1) scrapbook (16 x 11.5 x 3.5 inches) bound by a single string. The scrapbook contains various memorabilia including black and white photographs, wedding announcements and invitations, party and event favors, letters, newspaper clippings, report cards, diplomas, and cloth sports letters and numbers. Many of the clippings give a good picture of women's athletics at the University of Denver in the late 1920s.

Biographical / Historical

Mildred Elizabeth Anderson Diehl was an alumna of the University of Denver (BA, 1930). While it is unclear if Mildred was a native of Colorado, the scrapbook materials seem to indicate she grew up in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900's. The SSDI indicates she was born in 1908. She attended South High School - graduating in June 1926 - and then matriculated at DU. While attending DU, she was very active in women's athletics and in sorority life. She married Victor Orville Diehl on 25 July 1931 and together they had three (3) children. She received a Colorado State Teacher's Certificate 6/26/1930. She passed away in 1996.

Arrangement

Materials are unarranged except as organized by the creator.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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