Welcome to NCAR Archives

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The NCAR Archives preserves the institutional history of NCAR|UCAR. The Archives acquires, manages, makes accessible unique information resources documenting the broad spectrum of activities undertaken by NCAR|UCAR in the areas of Earth systems science research and technology as well as education and community building.

Use the NCAR Archives to:

  • Study how atmospheric science has changed over time
  • Learn about the history of NCAR
  • Research the unique architecture of the Mesa Laboratory 
  • Explore past field projects and scientific studies

There is a new exhibit on display in the Mesa Lab library featuring memorabilia from three VIP visits to NCAR, including the place card used when Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher visited NCAR in 1990. For more information, contact the archivist at archives@ucar.edu

Display case with documents and name cards related to VIP visits to NCAR

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NCAR Archives

archives@ucar.edu

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Visit the Archives

Visits to the NCAR Archives are by appointment only. If you would like to come to the Archives, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

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