CU Boulder's Special Collections, Archives, and PreservationLoch Vale Slide department (SCAP) collects, arranges, preserves, and makes accessible unique collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, audio/visual material, and more.


SCAP holds millions of documents from around the world. To discover our collections and view highlights, click below:

Searching our Collections and Collection Highlights

Visiting Us

Everyone is welcome in the reading room to access our materials. For more information on your next visit, see below:

Visit/Research SCAP Exhibits

Instruction and Tours

SCAP runs many classroom instruction sessions and tours using our primary sources. Because our course schedule fills quickly, please contact us as soon as possible. See the link below for more information:

Instruction Sessions and Tours

Additional Information

For information on giving, donating material, or our preservation department, click below:

About SCAP

For more information or general inquiries, please contact us at