UA. University of Colorado Boulder History and Records
Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The University of Colorado History Collection (CU History Collections) consists of newspaper clippings and pamphlet material relating to the history of the University of Colorado from 1877-1996: its buildings, its faculty, its staff, and its students. Much of the material was contributed by the Paddock Family, owners and editors of the Boulder Daily Camera from 1890 to the 1980s. Since the 1970s, additional clippings and materials have been added to the collection. In addition, the...
Dates: 1877 - 1996
Dates: 1960 - 1984
Abstract The Ski Club and Ski Team were formed in 1938, and rose to prominence in University of Colorado athletics through the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s. The collection contains minutes, equipment orders, race results, membership lists, as well as other documentation of Ski Club and Ski Team activity from 1938 to 1986.
Dates: 1938 - 1986
Scope and Contents The C.U. World Citizens papers cover the years 1977-1990. These papers reflect group activities and issues of concern to its members. The files include articles, newspaper clippings, brochures, newsletters and publications. The collection's strength lies in the group scrapbooks which document general group activities and the Model U.N. program.
Dates: 1977 - 1988
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Daniel L. Yocom was a photographer in Boulder, Colorado. This collection contains many images of University of Colorado Boulder buildings. It also has photographs of businesses and dwellings in Boulder, Colorado as well as scenic mountain images of Colorado.
Scope and Contents Published articles about Colorado history, including stories about Otto Mears, placer mining and the postal service. Also a centennial issue of the "Rocky Mountain News," and microfilm copies of letters of the Myron E. Hill family of Salida, Colorado. Collection also contains many thousands of negatives, proof sheets, photographs, and slides taken by Jarrett while a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1959 to 1963. This collection documents the history of the University of...
Dates: 1910 - 1929; 1959 - 1963
Identifier: COU 2570
Dates: 1940s - 1960s
Abstract Files of the Draft Counseling office at the University of Colorado.
Dates: 1970 - 1971
Abstract Edna Furness was a student at the University of Colorado from 1940 to 1951, studying for her graduate degrees. The collection includes her final examination papers, a list of her publications and her M.A. and Ph.D. Theses.
Dates: 1940 - 1951
Abstract Originally a schoolteacher, Elwood M. Brooks (1888-1965) became involved in banking in Oberlin, Kansas, in 1920 and served as Kansas State Banking Commissioner from 1937-1941. He came to Denver in 1943 to become president of the Central Bank and Trust Co. He served in this capacity until 1957 when he became chairman of the Board. From 1952-1963, he was a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents. The collection contains material on Brooks' personal life, his banking career, and his...
Dates: 1937 - 1963
Dates: 1970s - 1980s
Abstract Eugene H. Wilson (1909-1986), was Library Director, Dean of Faculties, Vice President and President at the University of Colorado between 1943 and 1972. The collection contains information on the Coalition for Boulder’s Future, as well as, records relating to much of the financial and academic history of University of Colorado during his tenure.
Dates: 1943 - 1986
Abstract Floyd G. Walters was an employee of the Photographic Department at the University of Colorado Boulder. His collection contains postcards, photographic prints and negatives, copper plate printing blocks, and photo calendars featuring Colorado scenery, the Flatirons, and the University of Colorado campus. Collection also contains production elements of the University of Colorado produced film, "The Product."
Dates: Majority of material found in 1950s-1970s
Abstract Frederick M. Betz (1896-1982) moved to Lamar, Colorado, in 1920 and became editor and publisher of the Lamar Daily News. An active Democrat, Betz served as Regional Director of the Farm Security Administration (1935-1938), State Chairman of the Democratic Party, Administrative Assistant to Senator John A. Carroll, candidate for Congress twice, and a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents (1964-1970, 1976-1982). The collection contains personal and political correspondence dating...
Dates: 1920 - 1964
Abstract Geneva Coffin (1867-1936) was a teacher and principal in Glenwood Springs and Ft. Morgan Colorado. Coffin Graduated from the University of Colorado in 1892. Her collection contains essays and debates written by herself, as well as records from her years at the University of Colorado.
Dates: 1885 - 1898
Scope and Contents Geraldine Bean, a Boulder resident and University of Colorado Ph.D. in history, is an active Democrat and former chair of the Colorado Women's Political Caucus. She served on the Board of Regents for one six year term during the 1970's. The collection consists of a transcript of an oral history interview by David McComb in one of a series with Colorado leaders on the occasion of the state's centennial year, 1976.
Abstract The Gross/Denver University Medical School records contains materials relating to school operations including: faculty minutes, student records, account books, pictures, legal documents, correspondence, bills, receipts, vouchers, and invoices. The Gross Medical College began as a subsidiary of the Denver Medical College on May 7, 1887. The collection contains announcements from catalogs that were created by the school and ran from 1888-1902. Also, it contains records from the school’s brief...
Dates: 1880 - 1910
Abstract Helen May Fischer was a student at the University of Colorado Boulder from 1907-1910. Mrs. Fischer’s collection consists of a diary; memorabilia of the University of Colorado; her work with the Women’s Clubs; and the political and social life of Boulder, Colorado.
Dates: 1930 - 1970
Abstract Papers pertaining to the life of Henry A. Drumm (1857-1937). Scrapbooks including newspaper clippings, correspondence, personal notes, and photographs date from 1882 to 1911. The papers also include Drumm’s autobiography, begun in 1935, which does not appear to be complete. Drumm was the first graduate of the University of Colorado (1882), and was politically active during most of his life in Boulder. He was also a noted map maker.
Dates: 1882 - 1935
Dates: No Date
Abstract The ICCS was organized in 1957 as a result of a national conference of 48 American educators at the University of Colorado. The conferees called for a greater use of talent and a central clearing house for honors programs at American colleges and universities. The ICCS collected and disseminated information and conducted conferences. The collection contains administrative files, honors surveys, research material and publications.
Dates: 1957 - 1965
Abstract Athletics at the University of Colorado began in 1881, when a baseball team was formed. Football began in 1889, followed by basketball, track, and a wide array of other sports. In the 60s and 70s Women’s sports also became an important part of CU athletics. The University of Colorado Intercollegiate Athletic Department Papers consist of publications, game programs, media guides, and ephemera relating to the Athletic Department and University of Colorado sports, from the 1890s to 2010.
Dates: 1890 - 2010
Abstract Dr. James Raymond Brackett was a Professor of English and Comparative Literature from 1884 to 1909, and Dean of the University of Colorado from 1909 to 1919. This collection consist of personal correspondence, receipts, checks, photographs, and reference files on the University of Colorado Graduate School. Also included are a set of photographs of the University of Colorado Boulder campus from a project that was supported by the University of Colorado Centennial Commission.
Dates: 1854 - 1930
Abstract Janet Zuber was a member of the CU University Women’s Club in the 1950s. This collection includes a scrapbook and files from the Arizona alumni of the UWC (student), as well as information on the renovation of McKenna, the old UWC before the university designated it an academic building in 1960.
Dates: 1952 - 2009
Abstract The Josephine B. Jones Collection contains photographs and mementos of student life at the University of Colorado in the early 1920s. The photos show various campus scenes and student activities such as Zeda Club and Dramatic Productions. There are also various clippings, student newspapers, and commencement programs.
Dates: 1920 - 1923
Abstract Louise Smith was a student at the University of Colorado from 1928-1932. The Louise Smith Photographs include photographs of buildings, grounds, and events at the University during the 1920s and 1930s.
Abstract Martin F. Schmidt was a professor of business at the University of Colorado for more than two decades. He retired in the early 1980’s. The collection includes copies of research papers written by his students in the College of Business and Administration and extensive files containing information and data on railroads and transportation.
Dates: 1912 - 1981
Dates: 1920 - 1953
Abstract The Earl Lionel Shaw Collection, 1893-1980, contains family and personal records relating to his life in Colorado. Included in the papers is a handwritten autobiography, family photos, personal papers, correspondence letters, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items reflecting Mr. Shaw's early days growing up in Oreint and Victor, Colorado. In addition to these, mementos of his high school days in Denver, his college days in Boulder at the University of Colorado, and his life as a lawyer,...
Dates: 1893 - 1980
Abstract Musa Calkins was a University of Colorado student from 1912 to 1915, and E. Everett H. Cain owned a camera and film shop in Boulder with his partner, Samuel J. Blythe Jr. The Musa Calkins and E. Everett H. Cain Photographs contain photo albums with photographs of the University of Colorado campus as well as locations around Colorado between 1912 and 1915.
Dates: 1912 - 1915