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UCAR/NCAR Audio Visual Collection

Identifier:  - UNAV

Scope and Contents

This collection contains various audio-visual resources that document demonstrations, conferences, lectures, facility tours, presentations, and talks by by UCAR/NCAR staff and scientists, as well as others. Retirement parties and NCAR staff events are also included.


  • 1946-2010
  • Majority of material found in 1968-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


8.00 Linear Feet

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The collection is arranged by format.

Physical Access Requirements

The collection must be viewed in the Archives during normal business hours.

Technical Access Requirements

Many materials have not been reformatted to a digital medium yet. Some are not available for playback due to preservation concerns associated with playing the original cassette tapes, or because playback equipment is not available.

Method of Acquisition

Materials in this collection were acquired from many sources, including: KGNU, Colorado State University, Advanced Study Program (ASP), NCAR Climate and Global Dynamics Division (CGD), NCAR Library, UCAR Communications, Eugene Bollay, Terri Eastburn (E&O), Wes Wildcat (NETS). Other sources were not documented and are unknown.

Related Materials

American Meteorological Society Tape Recorded Interview Project UCAR/NCAR Oral History Project

Processing Information

There was no original order to the collection. Materials were checked against other audio-visual collections to check for duplicates. Duplicates and originals belonging in the American Meteorological Society- Tape Recorded Interview Project and the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Project were removed and returned to the appropriate oral history collection.

Kathleen Legg
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository