Earl Morris

Our Own Indiana Jones

March 1, 2018

If Earl Morris wasn’t the inspiration for Indiana Jones, you could be forgiven for thinking so: He looked the part.

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THEN — July 31, 1919

From its earliest days, CU Boulder educated men and women both. But it wasn’t until 1934 that the first largescale women’s dormitory opened.

The Mountains That Remade America

More than Just Mountains

Craig Jones's book The Mountains That Remade America (2017, University of California Press) reflects on the Sierra Nevada range and how the mountains have changed the way Americans live.

cover of the book

In Those Dazzling Days of Elvis

The book tells a story of human anguish and betrayal, love and loss, recrimination and regret and shows how choices, once made, can change one’s life forever.

cover of the book

Beyond 1917: The United States and the Global Legacies of the Great War

By Thomas Zeiler

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10 Rare Works in Norlin Library

10 of the rarest works in Norlin Library's Special Collections & Archives exhibit.

doozy duds

End of the Cycle at Doozy Duds?

March 1, 2017

Iconic Boulder laundromat Doozy Duds may have to close after developer looks to put up a 155-room hotel and parking structure.

byron white

Then: 1935

March 1, 2017

Byron R. White came to notice for his athletic prowess, then proved himself a star in almost everything else.

Boulder Historical Society Collection of the Carnegie Branch for Local History - Digital Restoration by Mona Lambrecht

Then – 1876

Dec. 1, 2016

The Centennial of the United States was a momentous year in the Rockies.

Temporary Building No. 1

Origins: Temporary Building No. 1

March 1, 2016

Temporary Building No. 1 has been a hospital, offices and classroom space. One thing it’s never been is temporary.

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