Closed park in Westminster, CO. Photo by Betsey Yadon.

SCAP Engages Student Archivists in Documenting Community, 2020

April 1, 2020

The Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation (SCAP) department of the University Libraries has created the Documenting Community, 2020 project to capture, in real time, the ways in which COVID-19 is affecting our university community, our personal and family lives, and our public communities. University of Colorado students, as archivists, will...

William Sturkey PhD

Learn About "Race and Memory at Our Public Universities"

March 2, 2020

This event is canceled due to ongoing issues related to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience and will update you if we are able to reschedule this event.

Women's March Photo

Special Collections Exhibit Recognizes Path To Women's Suffrage

Jan. 16, 2020

The new year marks the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, in which women were guaranteed the constitutional right to vote. To commemorate this historic milestone, the University Libraries Special Collections has curated “On the March to Women’s Suffrage,” an exhibit featuring three centuries of women authors and activists who...

Statue of Fred Folsom

CUATL Ep. 9: The Man Behind Folsom Field

Dec. 2, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “The Man Behind Folsom Field” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Deborah Hollis...

Bob Seeger & the Silver Bullet Band performing at Folsom Field in 1977

Colorado's Premiere Rock Photographer Dan Fong Donates Collection

Nov. 6, 2019

The University Libraries Archives have acquired more than 140 photographs from Fong’s extensive career, including images from concerts at Folsom Field with the Doobie Brothers, the Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac, and Country Joe McDonald, to the front steps of Norlin Library where bands like Mountain played shows for a crowd that covered nearly every inch of the Norlin Quad.

Embodied Judaism photo

Jews Out West: Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit

Oct. 30, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives and Preservation are pleased to present "Jews Out West," the Fourth Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit. The symposium will take place November 7, 2019 in Fiske Planetarium on CU Boulder’s campus. Doors will open...

Students with their Sensei.

CUATL Ep. 6: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Oct. 28, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “The Gift That Keeps On Giving” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Introduction:...

Kroger, Struik and Struik's daughters.

Former Fellow Presents Exhibit Research To Pioneer Professor

Oct. 16, 2019

Last spring’s Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellow Aubrey Kroger recently presented her research from the exhibit “Wonder Women: The Dynamic, Influential, and Innovative Scientists of CU Boulder” to Frasier Meadows , an assisted living facility in Boulder. One person recognized in Kroger’s exhibit, Dr. Rebekka Struik, is a resident...

Erasing marginalia from a book with a chemical sponge.

CUATL Ep. 4: Is It Okay To Write In Books?

Oct. 14, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “Is It Okay To Write In Books?” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts...

Archives group

Meet the University Libraries Archivists!

Oct. 11, 2019

To celebrate American Archives Month, the University Libraries want to introduce to you our amazing archival team. With 50,000 linear feet of collection materials, the University Libraries Archives are some of the oldest and largest in the state of Colorado. The Archives are heading in an exciting direction with current...

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