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Africa Today Records

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Identifier: M021
Overview Africa Today is a quarterly journal of contemporary African affairs featuring scholarly essays and book reviews covering topics such as African politics, culture, economics and anthropology. The journal was first published bimonthly in 1954 as the bulletin for the American Committee on Africa (ACOA). The publication changed to a quarterly publication in 1959. In 1966, publication was transferred to the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) at the University of Denver, Denver,...
Dates: 1954-1998

Byron Giles Rogers Papers

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Identifier: M198
Overview

Byron Giles Rogers was a Colorado Representative to the House of Representatives. He was elected as a Democrat to the 82nd and to the next 10 congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1971). He was a resident of Denver, Colorado until his death on December 31, 1983. Papers include the materials he used during his term of office. The collection includes the general, personal, departmental, legislative and miscellaneous papers relating to Roger's years in Congress.

Dates: 1951-1970

Center for Colorado's Economic Future Records

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Identifier: U310
Overview

The University of Denver's Center for Colorado’s Economic Future was established in 2007 to examine the fiscal health of Colorado's state and local governments and their ability to sustain fundamental public investments appropriate to Colorado's long-term economic vitality. The records contain business plans, legal briefings, news releases, strategic planning, studies, and meeting minutes.

Dates: between 2007-2011

Collection on Lillian Hoffman

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Identifier: B331
Overview Collection contains books and videos, related to Lillian Hoffman from 1960 through 2014. Lillian Hoffman was a founding and active member of the Colorado Commitee of Concern for Soviet Jewry. She began public Jewish protests in Denver and was the first to speak to a Soviet Jewish prisoner.
Dates: 2009-2012

Dan Schaefer Papers

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Identifier: M200
Overview Dan Schaefer (1936-2006) served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1977 to 1978 and then in the State Senate from 1979 to 1983 when he was elected to Congress. He was elected as a Republican to the 98th Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect John L. Swigert, and was re-elected to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 29, 1983-January 3, 1999). The collection includes the political papers from Schaefer's years...
Dates: 1977-1998

Gabelman Whelan Family Papers

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Identifier: M365
Overview Collection contains six boxes of papers, photographs, publications, textiles, correspondence, clippings, keepsakes, and other materials relating to the life, family, and career of Cyprienne Gabelman Whelan.
Dates: 1866 - 1985

Henry J. Schwartz Scrapbook

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Identifier: B413
Overview Henry J. Schwartz was born in Russia and came to New York with his parents. He settled in Denver in 1895 and married Mollie K. Kohn in 1898. Henry Schwartz was an original member of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society board of directors and served as president and vice president of the JCRS. He was also a member of the Town Club. Much of the scrapbook has clipplings on the JCRS, but also on politics, Temple Emanuel, and obituaries for Dr. Philip Hillkowitz.
Dates: 1934-1953

James D. (Mike) McKevitt Papers

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Identifier: M169
Overview

James D. ''Mike'' McKevitt (1928-2000) served as a representative from Colorado's 1st District to the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971-1972. The collection contains material related to his term as a U.S. Representative from Colorado from his election in 1970 until his unsuccessful bid for re-election in 1972.

Dates: 1970-2000

John A. Love Papers

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Identifier: M066
Overview John Arthur Love (1916-2002) was governor of Colorado from 1962-1973. His gubernatorial terms saw increases in spending for education and pollution control, as well as the first state law legalizing abortion, and a "sunshine law", which opened government meetings to the public. After leaving the governorship, he became Director of the Office of Energy Policy under President Richard M. Nixon. He later served as CEO and Director of the Denver-based Ideal Basic Industries, taught...
Dates: 1952-1973

Joyce Foster Political Papers

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Identifier: B064
Overview Joyce Foster served as a member of the Denver City Council in Denver, Colorado from 1993-2003 representing District 4. She was the first Jewish woman to sit on the City Council and served as City Council President from 2001 to 2002. She worked on Skate Park and the University Hills Mall renovation. Prior to being elected to City Council, Foster was director of resource development for the Jewish Family and Children's Service from 1977 to 1993. Her husband, Steven Foster, became the longtime...
Dates: 1993-2003