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Women's colleges

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Buildings - Colorado Womens College, 1981-1982

Identifier: U201.01.0135.0060

Black and white negatives related to buildings of the Colorado Women's College, absorbed by the University of Denver in 1982, and developed as its Park Avenue Campus. Later sold to Johnson & Wales University in 1999.

Dates: 1981-1982

Colorado Women's College (1888-1982) Records

Identifier: M130
Abstract Colorado Woman's College was conceived as a "Vassar of the West" by its founder, the Rev. Robert Cameron, who wanted to establish a women's college in the Western United States that would offer high-level academics to women. Cameron was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Denver. The sponsoring body was inadvertently incorporated in 1888 as the Woman's College Society (amended to Colorado Woman's College Society the following year), though it did not open until 1909. Located in...
Dates: 1888-1982

Eugene Dawson Papers

Identifier: M116
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Marjorie Bell Chambers Papers

Identifier: M124
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection contains general correspondence to and from Dr. Chambers during her tenure as president and papers concerning fund-raising efforts. Other major areas covered are interviews and employment at Colorado Women's College, Chambers' inauguration and resignation, and newspaper clippings regarding Colorado Women's College’s near-closure in 1976.

Dates: 1976-1978

Norman B. Dodge Papers

Identifier: M136
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Sherry Manning Papers

Identifier: M114
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined