Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alta Merle Ricks (1905-2005) was a benefactress for the Ricks School of Gifted Children.Her generosity supported the Ricks Center building project and an endowment fund. She was a regular visitor to the school and attended many events. This collection contains items collected and created by Ricks, unconnected to the school, including family photographs, personal paintings, and various trophies and awards.
Overview Ricks Center at the University of Denver was founded in 1984 and was then known as the University Center for Gifted Young Children. The program has grown into a school serving approximately 250 children from three years of age through the eighth grade. The collection consists of historical records, photographs, and other memorabilia related to the founding and operation of the school.
Overview Tau Epsilon Phi was founded in 1910 at Columbia University in response to Jewish men not being allowed in other similar organizations. The fraternity began and exclusively Jewish but began accepting non-Jewish in the 1950s, mostly Catholics. The Tau Eta Chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi at the University of Denver was founded February 21, 1931 and closed in 1973. Collection contains paddles, plaques, one loving cup, photographs, scrapbooks, charters, fraternity roster cards, member directories,...