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About the Collections

The NCAR Archives contains records in various formats including: photos and documents (paper and digital), audio, video, websites, and artifacts.

  • Collection Inventories - search all records regardless of format or online availability status. Most items in the inventories are only available on site at the NCAR Archives or by request from the archivist
  • Digital Collections (OpenSky) - search only digitized and born digital items that are available online.
  • Archived Websites - search only archived versions of NCAR/UCAR websites. 
  • All - search all three services - Collection Inventories, Digital Collections, and Archived Websites, at the same time.

View an A-Z list of collections in the Archives database.

NCAR Archives Mission

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

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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.