University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — other: 50TC Box 1
Scope and Contents The 50th Anniversary celebration for UCAR/NCAR occured in 2010. A time capsule project, lead by the NCAR Archives and UCAR Communications, collected over 90 items that provide a snapshot of life at UCAR/NCAR in the year 2010. The collection includes a variety of ephemera and also digital files.
Scope and Contents The UCAR Records contain materials that document UCAR and NCAR. The collection traces the founding of UCAR from an idea to the birth of a national center. It also documents the merger of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) with NCAR, the international scope of UCAR/NCAR, the relationship between UCAR and Member Universities, and the relationship of UCAR and the NSF.
Scope and Contents The UCAR / NCAR Oral History Project documents the history of UCAR through interviews, recorded discussions, and lectures by staff and others. The project has a strong focus on the creation and development of NCAR as well as the design and construction of the Mesa Laboratory by I.M. Pei, early in the Center's history. The majority of audio files and transcripts in this collection have been digitized and are available online in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Identifier: - 00-06-UNIDATA
Scope and Contents This collection documents the organizational activities of the UNIDATA program from before it's creation in 1984 until 2008. The collection is organized into seven series and primarily covers the July 1983 workshop which contributed to UNIDATA's creation, various plans, proposals, and reports written for and about the program as well as correspondence for and about the program from the UCAR presidential office of Dr. Richard A. Anthes.