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50th Anniversary Time Capsule Collection

 Collection — other: 50TC Box 1
Identifier: 50TC

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.


  • 2005-2010
  • Majority of material found in 2007-2010
  • Other: Date acquired: 2010-10-01


Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1.00 Linear Feet

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These materials do not have a particular arrangement as much of the collection consists of objects and ephemera.

Physical Access Requirements

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

Technical Access Requirements

Portions of this collection are born-digital; printouts were made to ensure preservation over time.

Source of Acquisition

Various UCAR/NCAR administrative units, laboratories, and individual staff members

Method of Acquisition

Suggestions for what to include in the time capsule were sought from staff and a selection committee determined the final contents, ensuring that as many aspects of life at UCAR/NCAR as possible were represented.

Accruals and Additions

No accruals or additions are expected.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2010.

50th Anniversary Time Capsule Collection
Chris Kirchoff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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