ROLAND LINDER ARCHITECTURAL RECORDS
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The Architectural Records comprise blueline and blueprint drawings of the Denver City and County Building, and the Denver Municipal Stadium (later known as the Denver Coliseum). The collection contains no original drawings. Many drawings are worn and in fragile condition.
The collection is open for research.
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Roland L. Linder was born October 14, 1893 in Holdredge, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in architecture and moved to Denver, Colorado in 1913, where he pursued graduate coursework at the University of Denver.
Linder was a First Lieutenant during World War I. On September 27, 1919, Linder married Lily J. Stoffel in Denver. They had a daughter, Marcia, who later became Marcia Linder Deshotels of Englewood, Colorado.
When he was appointed City Architect in 1931, Linder was the chief draftsman responsible for the Denver Municipal (City and County) building design. Thereafter, he supervised the construction of the building. With the architectural firm Linder, Wright and White, Roland Linder designed principal buildings and additions for hospitals in Denver including St. Luke's, Mercy and Rose, as well as the Denver Coliseum. He was an American Institute of Architects Fellow and president of the organization's Colorado chapter.
Roland Linder lived at 1901 East 13th Avenue in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver. He was active in civic and charitable organizations in Denver, and was a member of the Methodist Church. He died November 11, 1977 at Rose Medical Center in Denver. He is buried at Fairmount Cemetery Mausoleum in Denver.
4 oversize folders
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The collection was donated by Warren Wills in 1995. This project was partially funded by a State Historical Fund grant award from History Colorado, the Colorado Historical Society.
OVFile Folders: 4
- Architects -- Colorado -- Denver. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architectural drawings. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Blueprints (reprographic copies). Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Denver (Colo.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Municipal buildings -- Colorado -- Denver -- Designs and plans. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Stadiums -- Colorado -- Denver -- Designs and plans. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- ROLAND LINDER ARCHITECTURAL RECORDS
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