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Spring festivals

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Source: Work cat.: May Day : the coming of spring, c2006: p. 15 ("There is no shortage of May events and festivities across the country") p. 25 (the first dressings of wells occur in early May) p. 34 ("This book is a celebration of the month of May ... so full of events") Beltane: springtime rituals, lore, and celebration, 2001: p. 2 (With the expansion of the Roman empire into Gaul, and the British Isles, various aspects of May celebrations such as the blessing of holy wells are traceable to the ancient Roman festival of Fontinalia) Book of feasts and seasons, 1993: p. 136 (Christian May celebrations in England received a boost in the 19th century from Fathers Gentilii and Barbari, who brought from Italy the tradition of giving special honor to Mary throughout the month of May)

Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1: VHS Tapes, 1985-1999

 File — Box D014.0001: Series D014.01 [U186022112700]
Identifier: D014.01.0001
Overview This box includes VHS depicting dances, rituals, and services from the Sacred Dance Guild.
Dates: 1985-1999

The Denver Clarion, vol. 105, issue 18, 1998 April 9

Identifier: clarion_v105i18_19980409
Overview May Daze ’98 to amaze DU. Legislators fight hazing. Students celebrate religion. Quarters to stay.
Dates: 1998 April 9

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 22, 1955 April 1

Identifier: clarion_v031i22_19550401
Overview Clarion, K-Book Editors for 1955-1956, applications due April 11, 1955. Marquis Childs, columnist, to speak on Monday, April 4, 1955. Arnold Air Society Members to campaign in Washington, D.C. May Days Queen Applications due April 1, 1955, with judging occurring on April 3, 1955. Dorm assistants wanted. Fraternity Row. DU Drama Professor, Kathryn Kayser was given the McInerny Scholarship.
Dates: 1955 April 1

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 23, 1955 April 8

Identifier: clarion_v031i23_19550408
Overview DU Election Dates Set – nominations for office in the all-school elections will be on Friday, April 15, 1955. Patricia (Pat) Olson, was awarded a Fulbright Grant/Scholarship to continue her study of chemistry in Germany. Clarion, K-Book Editors for 1955-1956 – applications due April 11, 1955. Marquis Childs tells function as top news analyst. May Day Queen finalists chosen. Good Friday services held in Buchtel Chapel, morning of April 8, 1955.
Dates: 1955 April 8

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 24, 1955 April 15

Identifier: clarion_v031i24_19550415
Overview All-School nominations set for coffee hour on April 15, 1955. Inside the Clarion – five men and a coed have applied for the editorship of the 1955-1956 Clarion; during coffee hour on April 15, 1955 the candidates for the all school elections will be nominated; changes in fraternity philosophy and purpose; reference to the opening speech made by J. Robert Oppenheimer. The fourth DPA play of the season “The Crucible” will run at the Little Theater on for two weeks beginning April 21, 1955. DU...
Dates: 1955 April 15

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 25, 1955 April 22

Identifier: clarion_v031i25_19550422
Overview Carol Savey and Richard “Rick” Brogan are named 1955-1956 Clarion, K-Book Editors. 41 candidates are nominated for school offices – 16 are ineligible. Faculty raffle marks onset of DU May Days Festivities. May Day Agenda listed. Dr. Cecil Puckett resigns as Dean of the DU Colleges of Business Administration. Deadline date slated April 29, 1955 for all-school social jobs.
Dates: 1955 April 22

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 26, 1955 April 29

Identifier: clarion_v031i26_19550429
Overview Martha "Marty" Garrison crowned Denver U’s May Queen by Chancellor Alter on April 28, 1955. Junior-Senior Prom “Jungle Jive” to occur at the Student Union on April 30, 1955. Sleepy Time Gal – Cathy Smith. Bill Walen – head of the 1955 May Days, annual spring fiesta on the DU campus. Football time again – kickoff time rolls around at Hilltop Stadium at 2pm on Saturday April 30, 1955.
Dates: 1955 April 29

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 40, 1956 April 3

Identifier: clarion_v032i40_19560403
Overview DUers Exhibit Art and Design. Applications now due for 1956 May Queen. Five DU Frats Have Clauses. DU Robbed; $12,675 Taken (DU Civic Center Campus Finance Office was broken into). DU Communication Professor, R. Russell Porter, to Attend Paris Meeting April 9, 1956. HRM School Celebrates Birthday With a Seminar.
Dates: 1956 April 3

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 41, 1956 April 6

Identifier: clarion_v032i41_19560406
Overview Trustees Answers Clarion – Discrimination on Coming Agenda. John Cress named Pioneer of the Month by the Student Union Board of Governors. Tentative May Day Schedule Announced – Queen Selection Sunday, April 8, 1956. Colorado Social Study Council to Meet on Campus April 7, 1956. Cultural Institute of Madrid, Spain will award an outstanding student of DU Spanish classes a diploma. Student Senate Ignores. DU Attends Rifle Match, Art Exhibit.
Dates: 1956 April 6

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 42, 1956 April 10

Identifier: clarion_v032i42_19560410
Overview Coed Wins Rifle Championship. Board to Pick New Editors for the Clarion and K-Book. Two ROTC Cadets Feted. University of Denver School of Hotel and Restaurant Management celebrated its 10th Anniversary. British Offer Marshall Grant. May Days – May Queen Finalists Chosen. Cheerleader Tryouts.
Dates: 1956 April 10