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Lyle W. Dorsett Papers

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Identifier: M052
Overview Lyle Wesley Dorsett (1938- ) served as Professor of History at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1972-1983, specializing in urban history. He earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri in 1965. His dissertation on the political machine of Kansas City, Missouri Alderman Jim Pendergast was published in 1968 under the title The Pendergast machine. He taught at the University of Missouri, The University of Southern California and the University of Colorado at...
Dates: 1887-1983; Majority of material found in 1972-1983

Ruth Underhill Papers

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Identifier: M060
Overview Anthropologist Ruth Murray Underhill served as Supervisor of Indian Education with the U.S. Indian Service from 1942-1948 and was professor of Anthropology at the University of Denver from 1948-1952. She was born in Ossining, New York on August 22, 1883 and graduated from Vassar College in 1905 with a B.A. in comparative literature. She earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University in 1934 and worked for the U.S. Indian Service (later the Bureau of Indian Affairs). Underhill was...
Dates: 1888-1987; Majority of material found within 1950-1960

Steve Baker Papers

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Identifier: M443
Overview The collection consists of Baker's personal papers, publications, and books.
Dates: 1978 - 1993

University College (1926-1946) Records

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Identifier: U102
Overview

In 1927, the City College was established at the University of Denver as the Evening Division for the College of Liberal Arts. In 1936, the name was changed to the University College and was then closed in 1946. The collection contains course materials, clippings, press releases, promotional letters, class schedules, and announcements.

Dates: 1927-1946

William D. Schorger Papers

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Identifier: M202
Overview

Dr.William Schorger was a professor of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan as well as an international scholar. The collection contains research, notes, articles, course materials and photos that he used during his work at the University of Michigan and in his research about North African and Middle Eastern cultures.

Dates: 1890-1972

William E. Barrett Papers

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Identifier: M014
Overview William E. Barrett (1900-1986) wrote numerous novels, short stories and articles. His novel, The Left Hand of God, was translated into ten different languages and was made into a movie, starring Humphrey Bogart. The Lilies of the Field was made into a movie starring Sidney Poitier in 1963. Barrett's work reflects the dilemmas of his society through interpersonal relationships and religious and ethical decisions made by his characters. His writings are representative of the needs of the age,...
Dates: 1926-1975