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Women -- Education (Higher) -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Overview The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a national organization that aims to support and encourage women in higher education. Denver has a local city chapter made up of women from all universities in Colorado and beyond.

Colorado Women's College

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2015.135

Colorado Women's College (1888-1982) Records

 Collection
Identifier: M130
Overview 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 northeast...

Colorado Women's College (after 1993) Records

 Collection
Identifier: U109
Overview

The Colorado Women's College at the University of Denver was formally established as a College of the University in 1997. The College is focused on providing a specifically women-centered context to its students. The collection is comprised of administrative records, program files, Alumni Association records, and documentation related to the construction of the Merle Chambers Center.

Dr. Norma Lu Hafenstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M429
Overview This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Norma Lu Hafenstein. Her professional papers can be found in U338, Ricks Center for Gifted Children Records.

Elaine Zook Westblade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M408
Overview Elaine Zook Westblade's papers consist of one (1) scrapbook documenting her time at the Colorado Women's College in 1943-1945. Zook is her maiden name.

Half the Sky Fair Records

 Collection
Identifier: U349
Overview This collection contains records related to the "Half the Sky Fair," traditionally held yearly at the University of Denver during the Women's Conference, also held at the University of Denver. Currently, the collection holds two banners displayed during the Fair.

Louise Bieri Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Overview Louise Bieri was a student of the Colorado Women's College in 1921. She graduated in 1923 and became a teacher. In 1950, she graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor's in Education. Her daughter, Grace von Ehrenkrook Walker, also graduated from CWC in 1948 and from CU in 1950. She donated her mother's scrapbook to the archives.