CRDDS celebrates its first birthday with resources and services for researchers.

Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship Celebrates First Anniversary

June 13, 2018

The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) is one year old! Please drop in to help us celebrate with cake and other light refreshments between 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20 in Norlin Library E206. Don’t miss news about any upcoming offerings from CRDDS. Sign up today for...

Floor plan of impacted areas in Norlin.

Norlin's Summer 2018 Renovations

June 12, 2018

It’s an exciting summer in Norlin! If you visit us in the next few weeks, there’s a good chance you will run into some signs of construction. There might be a wheelbarrow going down the hall, tents in the reading room and occasionally a faint buzzing sound that sounds remarkably...

Leslie Reynolds, Thea Lindquist, and Donna Hamilton.

2018 Spring Awards Ceremony

June 12, 2018

The Spring Awards ceremony is the time the University Libraries takes to recognize the important contributions that their faculty and staff have made over the past years. The 24th annual Campbell Award acknowledges the value and dedication of a respected member of our Library staff. This person has gone over...

Interim Dean Leslie Reynolds and Project Archivist Jane Thaler at the Centennial Celebration.

The Archives Centennial Celebration

June 7, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in the multiple tours of the Archives yesterday, in the Archives Past and Future exhibit, and our Centennial Celebration! We had a packed house at the event that celebrated the past and looked toward the future. How fitting then that our youngest guest was...

Megan Friedel

Welcome Megan Friedel, Head of Archives

June 6, 2018

Join us in welcoming Megan Friedel as the new head of archives in the Department of Special Collections, Archives and Preservation (SCAP) at the University Libraries. Friedel comes to the University of Colorado Boulder from History Colorado where she was the curator of photography. With experience as an archivist and...

Files from the Mazel Holocaust Collection

From the Archives: Harry W. Mazal

June 5, 2018

Harry W. Mazal was born in 1937 and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. Although his parents were Sephardic Orthodox Jews, Mazal was raised Protestant, only discovering that he was Jewish in his teenage years. Mazal believed that his parents chose to not raise their children Jewish in order to protect...

Jane Thaler and Katelyn Morkel

The Future of the Archives: Jane Thaler and Katelyn Morken

June 4, 2018

Most of the stories we've shared in this series, 100 Stories for 100 Years , as well as the current exhibit on the Archives in Norlin, have been prepared by project archivist Jane Thaler, with help from fellow project archivist Katelyn Morken, as well as her other colleagues, Jennifer Sanchez...

Glenn Miller and his trombone

From the Archives: Glenn Miller

June 3, 2018

One of CU's most famous students never actually graduated. Alton Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was born in Clarinda, Iowa and later moved to Fort Morgan, Colorado, where he grew up. In 1923, he brought his trombone to Boulder and enrolled at CU. He was unsuccessful in terms of grades (he failed...

Materials from the Atomic West Collection, including government brochures on nuclear energy.

From the Archives: Morey Wolfson

June 2, 2018

In late 1969, Morey Wolfson was involved with the student government at the University of Colorado at Denver. The student government received a letter from an organization called Environmental Action that was recently founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson and led by Denis Hayes. The purpose of that organization was to...

Personal items of George W. Nace from his time serving in Japan.

From the Archives: George W. Nace

June 1, 2018

George W. Nace (1920-1987) was an innovative developmental biologist at Duke University and the University of Michigan. The son of a missionary, he spent much of his childhood in Japan where he became fluent in Japanese. During WWII, Nace used his talents in the Japanese language and received a certificate...