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Preparatory School Records

 Collection
Identifier: U106

As of 1882, the University of Denver had a Preparatory School for high school students and a Junior Preparatory School for grammar school children. The Preparatory School was renamed Warren Academy in 1909 after moving into the basement of the new Carnegie Library on campus. The Warren Academy closed in 1916. It is unclear when the Junior Preparatory School closed but items in the records indicate that the school was still operating in 1889-1890. Records of the schools include grade books, bulletins, a yearbook, graduation certificates, articles, a photo and programs for school functions.

Dates

  • 1882-1916

Creator

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 half-letter document box)

Scope and Contents

Records of the schools include grade books, bulletins, a yearbook, graduation certificates, articles, a photo and programs for school functions.

Biographical / Historical

As of 1882, the University of Denver had a Preparatory School for high school students and a Junior Preparatory School for grammar school children. The Preparatory School was renamed Warren Academy in 1909 after moving into the basement of the new Carnegie Library on campus. The Academy was named after Bishop Henry W. Warren, the area Bishop of the Methodist Church. The Principal was Owen B. Trout. The Warren Academy closed in 1916. It is unclear when the Junior Preparatory School closed but items in the records indicate that the school was still operating in 1889-1890.

Arrangement

The collection is unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General

No accession record exists for this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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