Stanley E. Morse architectural records, 1924-2008

Morse, Stanley E.,. 1906-1968


1.5 linear ft. (2 boxes), 1 oversize box, 31 oversize file folders, 2 oversize tubes, 3 photograph boxes, 1 oversize photograph folio.
Organized into 6 series: 1. Architectural drawings, 1930-1967 (OVFF1-31, Tube1-2). 2. Documents, 1934-1967, n.d. (Box1-2). 3. Publications, 1953-ca. 1966 (Box2). 4. Biographical, ca. 1936-2008 (Box2). 5. Oversize, 1930-1964 (OVBox1). 6. Photographs, 1924-1967, n.d. (PhotoBox1-3, OVPhotoFolio1).
Manuscripts: Correspondence, photographs, notes concern design of Jefferson County (Colo.) schools, Denver Bears Stadium, Red Rock Amphitheater (Colo.), Colorado Women's College, Denver (Colo.) fire stations; field notebooks, correspondence, photographs from Mesa Verde (Colo.) surveys. Included are cost summaries and floor plans and elevations for buildings built or remodeled by Morse, Dion & Champion, Architects & Planners, Denver, Colo. at Colorado Woman's College, 1800 Pontiac Street, Denver; Whatley Chapel, Houston Center of Fine Arts, residence halls, bookstore and canteen, and central heating plant and maintenance building.
Photographs: views of various projects, including construction of the Red Rocks Amphitheater, the completed Earl A. Johnson Elementary School in Golden, Colo., construction of Whatley Chapel at CWC, the completed Mapleton Combined School in Adams County, Colo., and other views in Denver and from around the state. Additionally, views of the construction of the Park Lane Hotel & Apartments at South Marion Parkway and Washington Street in the Washington Park neighborhood of Denver, Colo. (includes some interiors and images of houses near the structure; the Manor and Lido Theaters, and building construction in Chicago, Ill.)..
Born July 14, 1906 in Mancos, Colo. Licensed architect in Colo., Okla., Wash. and N.M. Helped designed Red Rocks Amphitheater. Principal architect of Bears Stadium in Denver, Colo. Designed Whatley Chapel on the Colorado Women's College campus. Died January 13, 1968.
Collection includes former C Photo Collection 35, and C Photo Album 292 (originally PAFI Album # 292).
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
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Repository also has Red Rocks Park master plan (C725.827 D437re), Denver Parks and Recreation Department records, 1861-2009 (WH1316), Burnham Hoyt architectural records, 1887-1960 (WH1188).

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