Published: Sept. 10, 2021

From a day that seemed to change life forever, we remember the victims and first responders. The University Libraries have compiled a list of archival resources. A number of tributes will occur at the Sept. 11 football game at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver. Learn more as we reflect on this 20th anniversary.

In memoriam

Nina Patrice Bell (Mgmt’85)

Chris Ciafardini (Econ’93)

Scott Thomas Coleman (Attended 1992–93)

Brian Thomas Cummins (Fin’86)

Leslie Whittington Falkenberg (Mecon’87, PhD’89)

Christopher Faughnan (Fin’86)

Allison Horstmann Jones (MBA’97)

Chandler “Chad” Keller (Aero’93)

Joshua “Rosie” Rosenblum (IntBus’95)

Adam Shelby White (EnvStu’96)

    First responder tributes 

    At the University of Colorado-Texas A&M University football game on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, Colorado Athletics plans to pay tribute to first responders.

    The event will include a pre-game donation presentation involving Freedom Service Dogs of America for first responders and veterans; a moment of silence; a special national anthem ceremony presenting over 100 first responders and CU ROTC students; recognition of Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty, who worked in the New York City district attorney's office during and post-9/11; and more. Get game details if you plan to attend. 

    University Libraries archival resources

    9/11 Commission report

    The 9/11 commission report provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for, and the immediate response to, the attacks.

    The Patriot Act

    The Patriot Act was enacted in direct response to the September 11 attacks, as well as the 2001 anthrax attacks, with the stated goal of dramatically strengthening national security.

    September 11 Map Acquisitions at the Library of Congress

    The Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division concentrated on documenting the role maps played in managing the recovery effort.

    ProQuest Congressional: Legislative and executive publications

    This is the Government Information collection’s primary resource for Congressional information related to the attacks, the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the resulting government legislation and executive policies after 9/11, including all 9/11-related Congressional hearings, bills and laws, debates and more.

    Security Issues Online

    This is a subscription database of videos from the BBC, CNN, and more popular media sources. It includes videos such as “9/11: Truth, Lies, and Conspiracies,” “Shadow of Afghanistan” and “The Changing Face of Terror."

    The September 11 Digital Archive

    This is a Project of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning with first-hand accounts, emails and other electronic communications, digital photographs and artworks, and a range of other digital materials related to the attacks on 9/11.

    Library of Congress 9/11 web archive

    This is an archive of captured websites from governmental, educational, non-profit, media, and many other entities after 9/11 and through the subsequent year. This is a unique opportunity for students to see and feel how the Internet responded to the 9/11 attacks.

    9/11 Memorial and Museum

    The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a memorial and museum in New York City commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks. The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers that were destroyed during the September 11 attacks.