vintage photo of military marching band practicing outside of Baker Hall in 1943

Military Band Drills at CU Boulder

Nov. 7, 2022

In 1943, a military band drills in front of what is now known as Baker Hall.

1875 CC Trade Dollar: Type 1 Reverse (U.S.)

Time Capsule in Old Main

Nov. 7, 2022

In a snowy outdoor ceremony on Sept. 20, 1875, Boulder town officials and members of the Masonic Grand Lodge placed a small tin box with nearly 50 items in the cornerstone of what would become Old Main.

CU Charm bracelet

Charm Bracelet Reflects a Physicists' Undergrad Career

July 11, 2022

Astrogeophysicist Jo Ann Cram Joselyn donated her 1960s charm bracelet to the CU Heritage Center.

CU Boulder commencement in 1908

CU Commencement, 1908 to Now

July 11, 2022

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An image of Joyce Lebra

Remembering Barrier-Breaking CU Professor Joyce Lebra

March 11, 2022

In 1958, CU Boulder professor Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to receive a doctorate degree in Japanese history.

vintage typewriter from 1903

The Typewriter that Shaped CU's Natural History Museum

March 11, 2022

Hugo G. Rodeck, owner of this 1903 typewriter, helped establish the CU Museum of Natural History. The museum now has the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountains.

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.

Turning Over a New Leaf: The Legacy of the Old Main Cottonwood

March 11, 2022

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.

Bongo Love's wood carvings outside of the Rocky Flats Bar & Grill.

Bar on the Edge of Boulder Is Full of Surprises

March 11, 2022

The Rocky Flats Bar & Grill located south of Boulder has a rich history for many Boulder locals.

Historical image of Varsity Bridge

The Story of CU’s Varsity Bridge

Nov. 5, 2021

Now a romantic set of sandstone arches over the lake, Varsity Bridge has gone through several transformations over the course of CU’s history.

vintage electrical switch

The Frankenstein Switch of CU’s Old Main

Nov. 5, 2021

An artifact of CU’s Heritage Center is believed to be one of the switches that sourced power for Old Main.

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