Portrait of Matthew Fox

University Libraries to host event in honor of Matthew Fox, founder of Creation Spirituality movement

Aug. 29, 2023

This event—taking place September 21, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Norlin Library—will celebrate the recent donation of Matthew Fox’s papers to the University Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections.

Lush: Prolific Nature exhibit

Culture Crawl to celebrate CU Boulder arts and culture on Sept. 19 and 20

Aug. 24, 2023

This campus-wide event features 15 free and engaging arts and culture events including art exhibitions, musical performances, art-making, prize giveaways and more.

The Dymaxion Map

The legacy of Buckminster Fuller and the Conference on World Affairs

July 19, 2023

Buckminster Fuller, the creator of the Dymaxion Map Projection, spoke at the 1956 Conference on World Affairs. Then he gave CU Boulder a signed map. Learn about him and the humanitarian purpose of his famous map projection, in our World of Printed Maps series.

On the Front Lines exhibition

Students preserve and celebrate LGBTQ+ activism in new collection and exhibition

June 7, 2023

The history of student activism for LGBTQ+ rights at CU Boulder is now available and on display at the University Libraries thanks to two students.

Music examples from Esemplare, o sia saggio fondamentale pratico di contrappunto

Rare music score identified in the University Libraries’ collection

May 2, 2023

A first edition of a rare, pedagogical music book by Giovanni Battista Martini was identified by music professor Robert Shay and now resides in Rare and Distinctive Collections.

Students put up an exhibit

Apply for Latinx in Colorado internship opportunity

April 26, 2023

This paid internship will work with our Rare and Distinctive Collections. The deadline to apply is May 1.

1941 aerial photograph of topography near Boulder Creek

The World of Printed Maps: Explore Boulder Valley’s historic irrigation systems

April 19, 2023

This month, we feature irrigation maps of the Boulder Valley from the 19th to the 21st centuries, ground water studies and historical aerial photography.

Matthew Fox at a rave

Founder of Creation Spirituality gives archives to CU Boulder

April 17, 2023

The University Libraries’ Rare and Distinctive Collections Archives has acquired the papers of Matthew Fox, a progressive theologian who began his career in the Catholic Church and later established the Creation Spirituality movement.

Ken and Flo Jacobs

Renowned experimental filmmakers donate papers to the University Libraries

April 13, 2023

Experimental filmmakers Ken and Flo Jacobs donated written materials from their multi-decade career in New York’s avant-garde and experimental film community to the University Libraries’ Rare and Distinctive (RaD) Collections.

A digital projector

Students to screen film and video from the University Libraries archives

April 7, 2023

Undergraduate students from the department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts have curated film and video from the Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections for screening on April 19 and 26.