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Community College Records

Identifier: U020


From 1951 to 1961, The Community College at the University of Denver offered adult education courses in Denver, Colorado. This collection contains course catalogs, press releases, and other documents created by or related to the Community College.


  • 1950-1960


Biographical / Historical

In 1951, the Community College at the University of Denver was created to fulfill the need for adult education courses in Denver. Consolidating the two-year Junior College and the Community Institute, the Community College at University Denver offered evening courses through academic departments. The college also offered community service courses that offered adult programs in liberal, vocational and recreational instruction. The college was closed at the end of the 1960-1961 school year.


0.75 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials from the Community College from 1950 to 1958. Materials include: course offerings, press releases, "Community College Comments" newsletters, direct mail advertising and a "Guide for Leaders" from the Community Institute in 1950.


The collection is partially arranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from the Chancellor's Office, 1960.


No further accruals are expected.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428