Alumnae and alumni
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Andrea (Ann) G. Richardson is an alumnus of the University of Denver (DU), class of 1956. Ann spent many years after graduating working in the Alumni Association making and planning events for new students and old. Ann is still very involved in DU events and performances.
Overview Black and white headshot of University of Denver alumna Margaret Mary Bivans.
Overview Dr. Robert Shattuck and his wife, Dr. Alberta Shattuck share their memories of growing up in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, providing details about the neighborhood. Robert Shattuck discusses transportation, including the tramway line and the C and S Railroad, working at the Diamond Joe Ranch as a field hand, and his classes and teachers at the University Park Elementary School. He shares an anecdote about his uncle, Herbert A. Howe, Professor of Astronomy at the University of...
Overview Fay Kessler discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado during the time she lived in the neighborhood including the types of businesses that were open in the area, the transportation systems, Observatory Park, and the occupations of the residents of University Park. Kessler also discusses World War II efforts in the neighborhood including removing iron lampposts along Warren Ave. to use for scrap metal and the practice of planting Victory gardens in the vacant lots on...
Overview Frances Hayes of 3343 E. Colorado Avenue (and formerly of 2181 S. Clayton Street), Denver, Colorado shares her memories about the University Park area of Denver including attending church services at Old Main, now University Hall, on the University of Denver campus before the United Park Methodist Church was built. She notes that Sunday school classes were held both at the Iliff School of Theology and in Old Main at this time. Hayes also talks about her summer wedding ceremony in Wasser Chapel...
Overview Jean Emery discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado and the changes that took place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1952. She talks about local businesses, commercial and residential development, and transportation systems. Emery also discusses in depth the efforts to use busing both as a means to ease overcrowding in the local schools, including University Park Elementary School, as well as to achieve school desegregation.
Overview Juanita Johnson discusses details about the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, and the changes that have taken place since she moved to the neighborhood in 1960. She talks about changes in the types of transportation systems, the increase in traffic and noise pollution, and the decrease in the number of young children in the neighborhood. Johnson also describes what the University of Denver was like both during and after World War II including details such as student activities, student...
Overview Mary Coen discusses the life and work of author, anthropologist, and University of Denver professor Dr. Ruth Murray Underhill, including details about her Quaker parents, her education at Vassar College as well as the London School of Economics, her studies with Franz Boas, and her field work with the Papago Indians in Colorado and Arizona. Coen notes that Underhill moved to the University Park neighborhood after World War II, at about the same time that she became an anthropology professor at...
Overview June Wilson relates general information about the development of the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since her move to the neighborhood in 1950. She discusses the increase in residential and commercial development, the demographic changes in the neighborhood, and the professions of her neighbors.
Overview Ruth Geyer discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since moving to the neighborhood in 1920 including residential and commercial development, types of transportation systems and the number of trees as well as the amount of other types of vegetation. She notes that her mother helped raise funds to build the University Park Methodist Church. Geyer also talks about the neighborhood families that kept goats and cows on a vacant lot across from her...