Online Exhibits

Warren Washington

Special Collection: Warren M. Washington

The archival papers of Warren M. Washington, covering the period 1963-2014, document his scientific, professional, and advisory activities, as well as his significant contributions to diversity issues, particularly the enhancement of opportunities for people of color in science.

Mesa Lab construction

The Design and Construction of the Mesa Laboratory

This online exhibit traces the beginning of NCAR and its iconic Mesa Laboratory through original photographs, documents, films, and oral history interviews.

Joachim Kuettner

Joachim Kuettner

A memorium to Joachim Kuettner, "the eminent researcher, administrator, field project leader, and glider pilot, highlighting his accomplishments and research from his seven-decade career.

UCAR Records

UCAR's Beginnings

The UCAR's Beginnings digital collection contains more than 60 original documents created during the infancy of UCAR and NCAR, including important correspondence and official meeting minutes.

UCAR Records

The High Altitude Observatory (HAO) Exhibit

To celebrate the High Altitude Observatory's 75th anniversary, the NCAR Archives is pleased to present the HAO Online Exhibit. The Archives holds a large collection of historical HAO records, including Walter Orr Roberts' handwritten logbooks, early newsletters and reports from the Climax Observatory, and hundreds of photographs.

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Kate Legg, Archives & Digital Collections Librarian

Visit the Archives

The NCAR Archives are open year round, Monday through Thursday, from 8:30-4:00. The archivist offers reference and information services for all users.  If you would like to visit the Archives, please contact us 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment.

The Archives are located at the Mesa Lab in Boulder, CO. View directions and a map.