UA. University of Colorado Boulder History and Records
Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract A new sort of club, sometimes known as the Dames Club, consisting of student wives, emerged on campus, serving to connect the otherwise separated wives and mothers of students. Papers and records (1940 – 1971) document the organization and activities of the University of Colorado Dames Club, and the National Association of University Dames Club.
Dates: 1940 - 1971
Abstract The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU-Boulder was founded in 1893. This collection contains photographs pertaining to the Engineering College in the 1980s.
Dates: 1950 - 1990
Abstract Between 1968 and the 1990s, the Western Historical Collections was designated the “university archives” by the University Libraries, without an official designation by the University Administration or the creation of records management system. The University of Colorado Ephemera Collection is an outgrowth of an effort to create university archives collections from mailings and distributed documents from a wide array of university administrative and academic offices. The collection contains...
Dates: 1892 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1953 - 2000
Abstract Papers of the University of Colorado Central Administration, Executive Vice President. The office of Executive Vice President has only been of intermittent tenure ( 1973-1975, I 989- I 993, and 1994-), growing out of, and retiring back into, other Vice Presidential offices. Includes substantial consolidated papers (I 960s- I 974, I 970s-l 992) as the three Executive Vice Presidents, Roland C. Rautenstraus, J. Russell Nelson and Theodore Volsky, Jr., tended to carry for.vard papers from previous...
Dates: 1972 - 1992
Abstract Administration records from the University of Colorado Extension Division, including many departments and offices, including General Adult Education, Bureau of Classroom Instruction, Bureau of Audio-Visual Instruction, the Office of Civil Defense, General Services Administration, Office of Economnic Opportunity, National Bureau of Standards, and others.
Dates: 1901 - 1973
Abstract The Privilege and Tenure Committee is a constituent body of the Faculty Council that handles matters concerning faculty promotion and tenure at all campuses of the University of Colorado. In the University of Colorado’s history, tenure could be classified into two time periods: pre- and post-1966. Prior to 1966, the basis for tenure was discussed solely within the Board of Regents laws, existing as a concern of the Regents. Any documents related to pre-1966 tenure issues should be sought in the...
Dates: 1966 - 2005
Abstract The Faculty Council Collection contains papers from the Executive Committee, Chair’s records, secretary’s records, agendas and minutes, correspondence, and alphabetical files. The Faculty Council was formed in 1967 as a result of a growing campus, a greatly enlarged number of faculty and lack of participation in the Faculty Senate. The questions facing faculty governance had grown in complexity and did not match the cumbersome structure of the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Council worked with...
Dates: 1968 - 1993
Abstract The University of Colorado Faculty Senate Collection was donated by Professor Albert Bartlett of the University Senate and consists of Executive Committee minutes, Faculty Senate minutes, correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, committee papers, and Faculty Senate decisions, from 1908 to 1985. The collection also contains papers from individual Faculty Senate committees, such as, the Academic Planning Committee, Budget Committee, Convocation Committee, Minority Affairs Committee,...
Dates: 1908 - 1985
Abstract The Department of Fine arts was one of many branches added the College of Arts and Sciences in 1927. In 1920, the Department of Art had been organized under Dean Hellems. By 1925, there was a request by the students for an art major, and by 1927 there was a new Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The Fine Arts Department was moved to the old University library which had enough space for laboratories, drawing rooms, offices and classrooms. This collection consists of negatives from 1927 and 1930 of...
Dates: 1927 - 1930
Abstract The University of Colorado Law School was founded in 1892 and has developed, changing its requirements, structure, and curriculum during the past century. The law school collection consists of records relating to its early first twenty-five years. Included are papers regarding the dismissal of Professor Brewster in 1915, the Natural Resources Law Center, and the building of the Fleming Law Center in 1959.The history of the Law School is also archived in this collection with early documents of...
Dates: 1895 - 1997
Abstract The University of Colorado at Boulder Library Archives contains materials produced by the Norlin Library administration, departments, and campus branch libraries. Selected materials are added as received and split into series based on contents. As of 2011, the material has since been shipped offsite to the PASCAL facility.
Dates: 1877 - 2011
Abstract The University of Colorado Medical School/Medical Center Collection contains materials related to the University of Colorado Medical School’s establishment, operations, administration and history. The collection has correspondence, books, budgets, and records on the over 100 year history of the school. It also has photos and records on the school’s involvement in World War I and World War II. There are also records of CU Medical School’s realignment into the Medical Center and eventual...
Dates: 1892 - 1993
Abstract The University of Colorado President’s Office Papers contains topical files and correspondence from the office’s establishment in Macky Auditorium in 1913 up to 1995. Subjects include Americanization, World War I, Klauder campus architecture, World War II, McCarthyism, In Loco Parentis, the transformation of the University into a research institution, the anti-Vietnam War student movement, the expansion of the University into four campuses, minority rights, gender equity, and methods used by...
Dates: 1913 - 1995
Abstract These papers from the office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado, the official elected governing board of the University contain agendas of board meetings, mailings to the board members, correspondence, files on the awards and honorary degrees awarded by the Board, and the papers related to various issues filed by subject (plus a small restricted series). While some of the materials date from as early as 1919 and as late as 1996, the bulk of the collection is...
Dates: 1919 - 1996
Abstract Papers concern the New Anderson Ditch Company, the Smith and Goss Ditch Company, and the Vineland Lateral Ditch Company.
Dates: 1889 - 1979
Abstract The University of Colorado Writers' Conference Collection contains the papers of the Writers' Conference from 1930 to 1977. The Writers' Conference was moved to the University of Colorado in 1930. The Writers' Conference was held at CU consecutively between 1930 and 1977, with exception to 1943 to 1946 due to WWII, and 1972 to 1973, due to financial difficulties. The final conference was held in 1977, after which it ended due to lack of funding. The collection includes administrative records,...
Abstract The University of Women’s Club (1919-1970s), at the University of Colorado, began in the home of Mrs. George Norlin on December 12, 1919, and was formally organized in May, 1924. The goal of this organization was to foster the community spirit among women on the faculty and wives of faculty members. The collection contains papers and records (1919–1995) documenting the organization and activities of the University (Faculty) Women’s Club of the University of Colorado.
Dates: 1919 - 1979
Abstract Collection was amassed from available CU sources after 1988 when both the National Archives and the US Navy revealed that the official school records were no longer extant. This collection consists almost entirely of photocopies. They relate to the US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School located at the University of Colorado, Boulder from June 23, 1942 to June 15, 1946. Male graduates of the language school were commissioned as officers (rank depending on previous education and language...
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Abstract This collection contains Skeats’s love letters to David W. Stone, September 1946- June 1947. A CU student from 1946-1949, Skeats belonged to the Society for Women Architects and Engineers, and lived in Harding Hall. Her 46 letters discuss social events at CU and whether it would be possible for her to both marry and have a career.
Dates: 1946 - 1947
Abstract Virginia Neal Blue served as a University of Colorado Regent from 1952-1958. She was also a partner in the Blue and Blue real estate firm, and earned many awards for excellence throughout her career in both public service and the private sector. Ms. Blue later helped form the Public Employees Retirement Association and was elected Colorado State Treasurer, an office she served from 1966 until her death in 1970.
Dates: 1950 - 1970
Abstract Walter Chatfield attended the University of Colorado after World War II. The collection contains rules and program booklets regarding the Chi Epsilon honorary society and ephemera and a photograph from Chatfield’s attendance at CU, 1946-1949.
Dates: 1946 - 1949
Abstract The William J. Hudson Papers consist of files assembled by William J. Hudson (1922-2008) regarding the US Navy Japanese Language School and its WWII graduates. Hudson was a graduate of the school, located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. Hudson worked with Captain Roger Pineau USNR to organize reunions and to gather research material for Pineau’s book on the JLS and its graduates. The collection includes information about the 1976, 1992, and 1993 reunions, lists of the...
Dates: 1942 - 2000