Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: University of Denver student publication, 1891-1892
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Hesperus is the University of Denver's second known student publication. It is known to have published at least twelve volumes, and was published from 1886 to 1898. This series consists of digital representations of the print issues held by Special Collections and Archives at the University of Denver.
Overview This issue has pieces on being back to school and how the success of the university depends on the students, and articles on university sports such as football and baseball. It also talks about art and scientific inventions.
Dates: 1886 June 1
Overview This issue talks about returning to college, The Hesperus design, and it has alumni notes. It also includes pieces about the Y.W.C.A., the university athletics, and the freshmen.
Dates: 1897 September 24
Overview This issue includes pieces on baseball and Spring, literary talent in Junior class, and a lecture of a literature professor. It also talks about the Beta Theta Pi society songs, the Day of Prayer for Students, and university athletics.
Dates: 1898 February 11
Overview This issue includes articles about the end of the oratorical contest, a lecture from a literature professor, and university baseball. It also talks about the societies, new rules for university football, and the death of the founder of the Beta Theta Pi society.
Dates: 1898 February 11
Overview This issue talks about a prize for the best literary efforts of the subscribers, named The Hesperus Contest. It also has pieces on the Charter Day, the Glee Club, and Debating Club.
Dates: 1898 March 11
Overview This issue has pieces on The Hesperus Contest, the Glee Club, and lectures from a literature professor. It also talks about Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, the freshmen victories in sports, and the Law of Liberty.
Dates: 1898 April 8
Overview This issue has articles about the winners of The Hesperus Contest, The Weekly Bulletin, and Arbor Day. It also talks about the university student Howard Dargel, the Glee Club, and a session for items of interest.
Dates: 1898 April 22
Overview This issue talks about a lecture from a literature professor, the junior college annual, and the Denver Post interview with the university chancellor. It also has the short story which won The Hesperus Contest, and pieces on the Glee Club, University baseball, and a tragedy in three acts.
Dates: 1898 May 6
Overview This issue includes articles about Old Glory and patriotism, an announcement by the chancellor, and a tribute to a Navy hero. It also talks about the junior college annual, the Debating Club, a lecture from a literature professor, University baseball, and field day.
Dates: 1898 May 20