If you have materials that you are interested in donating to the NCAR Archives, please contact us.
We collect materials that document the mission and work of UCAR/NCAR/UCP in the following areas:
It is the responsibility of our staff to acquire and appraise records of enduring value, to arrange and describe them, to preserve and retain them, and to make such records available for reference by UCAR/NCAR/UCP staff and the general public. Following deposit and during the cataloging process, we will evaluate the collection and identify any materials not required for permanent preservation. Disposition will be arranged with the agreement of the depositor.
Records of enduring value shall be defined as all records—in any media or format, including electronic—that have lasting administrative and/or historical value. In the aggregate, such records will document both the organization and its activities. These records of enduring value, include, but are not limited to, the following:
We do not accept:
The NCAR Archives are open year round, Tuesday thru Friday, from 9:00-4:00. The archivist offers reference and information services for all users, and provides access to the collections. 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.