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.

Celebrating 50 Years at the Mesa Laboratory

Celebrating 50 Years at the Mesa Laboratory

2017 marks 50 years of scientific innovation at the Mesa Laboratory. Explore photographs, videos, and ephemera from the original dedication of the Mesa Laboratory on May 10th, 1967, and from the anniversary and rededication in 2017.

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.

Featured YouTube Video

Contact Us

NCAR Archives


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.