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University Libraries join the Digital Public Library of America

Feb. 1, 2021

Thousands of historic collection items held by the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are now available for researchers to access through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

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CUATL Ep. 13: Colorado's Premiere Rock 'n' Roll Photographer

Nov. 13, 2020

Dan Fong has always found himself in the right place at the right time. A CU Boulder alumnus, Fong is known for capturing the heart of the golden age of Colorado's rock history from all angles. Last year, the University Library's Archives acquired over 140 photographs covering Dan Fong's extensive...

David Shneer

The University Libraries Archives remember David Shneer

Nov. 11, 2020

It is with unbelievable sadness that we share the news of the death of our friend, colleague and supporter Professor David Shneer (History and Jewish Studies), who passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Courtesy of the Program in Jewish Studies David made an enormous impact on...

Debbie Hollis' family photo

Archivists share tips on how to archive your story

Oct. 29, 2020

From childhood photos to letters from a loved one, there’s nothing worse than losing access to personal or family memorabilia. That’s why, as part of American Archives Month, archivists with the University Libraries wanted to share tips and tricks on how you can care for and preserve your own personal...

James Crawford outside the Office of Steamboat Springs Town Company

Steamboat Springs receives historic town records from CU Boulder Archives

Aug. 21, 2020

After over 100 years away, a trove of records from the founding of Steamboat Springs have returned home. The Town of Steamboat Springs in 1893. (Image/Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO) Previously, the Steamboat Springs Town Company collection was housed in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Archives. The historic...

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University Libraries offer remote support to CU Boulder community

July 20, 2020

In the months since the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ physical locations closed in mid-March for the health and safety of the campus community, library personnel have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of educators, researchers and students with online services and resources. (Photo/Ken Abbott) The Scholarly Resource Development team...

The Noguchi sisters

Alumni Feature: The Noguchi Sisters

July 2, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Upon immigrating to Illiff, Colorado in 1913, Minosuke and Tomi Noguchi had agreed that any of their potential Noguchi children would receive...

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Alumni Feature: Thomas Masashi Kawamata

June 11, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Of all of the alumni, staff, and faculty members my fellow interns and I have been researching as part of the CU...

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Students document life and loss during pandemic

June 3, 2020

Editor’s note: To collect these assets and complete this project, students followed strict health and safety COVID-19 guidelines that included social distancing. For audio or video interviews, students conducted them virtually by phone or online video conferencing platform. During COVID-19 isolation, many rituals that mark our important achievements and transitions...

Akira Horie

Alumni Feature: The Legacy of Akira Horie

May 21, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Until recently, I had no idea that there was such a long history of Japanese international students and Japanese American immigrants studying...

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