Norlin from Quad

10 Interesting Library Collections

Oct. 10, 2019

Collections are all open to the public.

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Then — May 1911

Oct. 1, 2019

It wasn’t much to look at, but it was the start of a CU Boulder institution. The first issue of this magazine appeared as The Colorado Alumnus in May 1911.

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Artifact — Visiting Cards

Oct. 1, 2019

Visiting cards, also known as calling cards, were popular among both men and women in the 19th century.

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10 Fun Classes at CU

July 19, 2019

These classes offer both intellectual stimulation and enjoyment.

Carr Watch

Then — 1946

The Japanese American Citizens League honored Colorado Governor Ralph Carr with a gold watch for his stand against the internment of Japanese-Americans in domestic prison camps following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. It now lives in CU's Heritage Center.

Tom Riha

Where's Thomas Riha?

A CU Professor disappeared 50 years ago. Paul Danish (Hist'65) revisits the cold case.

Jackson Crawford

Our Viking-Cowboy YouTube Star

March 1, 2019

Jackson Crawford, director of CU’s Nordic Studies program, studies and translates Old Norse, a language spoken by medieval Scandinavians. Here the native Coloradan talks Vikings, videos and his contribution to the Disney animated film Frozen.

Dan Carlin

Podcaster of the Past

Jan. 28, 2019

Podcaster Dan Carlin's Hardcore History series has become one of the most acclaimed in its genre.

Book cover of Beyond 1776: Globalizing the Cultures of the American Revolution

Beyond 1776: Globalizing the Cultures of the American Revolution

Dec. 14, 2018

In Beyond 1776, ten humanities scholars consider the American Revolution within a global framework.

George Washington's Porter

Recreating George Washington's Porter

Dec. 1, 2018

America’s first president brewed his own beer. Travis Rupp wants you to be able to taste it.

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