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Albert Charles Jacobs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: U321
Overview Contains papers relating to Chancellor Albert Charles Jacobs and his time at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1949-1955

Allan O. Pfnister Papers

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Identifier: M188
Scope and Contents One decade (1977-1987) of administrative papers, memorandum, official correspondence, reports, institutional files from Executive office of Vice Chancellor.
Dates: Other: 1960-1978

Buchtel Family Scrapbook and Photographs

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Identifier: M053
Overview

The Buchtel Family Scrapbook contains photographs of scenery as well as family pictures. The Scrapbook features the family of Frost Craft Buchtel (1876-1932), son of Henry Agustus Buchtel (1847-1924) who was Governor of Colorado and Chancellor of the University of Denver. Frost Buchtel was married to Margaret Waugh (1881-1976) whose photo appears in the scrapbook together with her mother and several of her children, including Barbara, Johnnie and Henry Augustus Buchtel III.

Dates: circa 1920

Caleb Frank Gates Papers

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Identifier: M024
Overview Born in Constantinople, Turkey, Caleb Frank Gates (1903-1955) received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He served two terms as Chancellor at the University of Denver, from 1941-1943 and 1946-1947. Under Gates' leadership the University instituted the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management, the School of Architecture and Planning, and the School of Aeronautics. The papers include correspondence, memos, blueprints, photographs, pamphlet, questionnaire, grant application, reports,...
Dates: 1941-1950

Chester M. Alter Papers

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Identifier: M104
Overview

Chester M. Alter served as Chancellor of the University of Denver (DU) for 14 years, from 1953 until 1967, the second longest tenure of a chancellor at DU. The collection includes Alter's professional and personal papers, photographs, awards and memorabilia.

Dates: Other: 1906-2006

Daniel L. Ritchie Papers

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Identifier: M196
Overview

Daniel L. Ritchie served as the 16th Chancellor of the University of Denver from July 1989 to June 2005.This collection includes inauguration materials, newspaper clippings, publications and speeches by Ritchie, administrative files, photo albums, video tapes, leather bookmarks and a map of the Colorado Territory (1876).

Dates: 1876-1999

Dwight Smith Papers

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Identifier: U322
Overview This collection contains materials relating to Dwight Smith and his time as Chancellor at the University of Denver.
Dates: 1984-1989

Heber R. Harper Papers

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Identifier: U317
Dates: Other: 1920-1966

Henry Augustus Buchtel Collection

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Identifier: M048
Overview Henry Augustus Buchtel served as Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1899-1920. He started his career as a Methodist minister; served as pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, Denver. During his tenure at the University of Denver, he raised funds to cover the University's debt, doubled student enrollment, and oversaw the construction of the Library (funded by Andrew Carnegie), the Gymnasium, Science Hall, and Memorial Chapel (later named Buchtel Chapel). He also...
Dates: 1850-1942

Maurice B. Mitchell Papers

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Identifier: M028
Overview Maurice B. Mitchell (1915-1996) served as the thirteenth Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1967 to 1978. During his tenure he established the annual Publishing Institute and oversaw the construction of several buildings such as Penrose Library and the Shwayder Art Building. While he was Chancellor, Woodstock West, a student protest against the Vietnam War, was resolved. Prior to his arrival at the University, Mitchell was President of Encyclopaedia Britannica,...
Dates: 1940-1996; Majority of material found in 1967-1978