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'Maps of the Colorado River' exhibit now open

February 10, 2010

Learn more about the history of the Colorado River at the exhibit 'Finding Burried Treasures: Maps of the Colorado River,' located on the second floor the the Morgan Library. This exhibit is open through March 12.

Detail of "Colorado portion of Colorado River Basin," 1922. From Delph Carpenter Papers.

Exhibit open until March 12

The Water Resources Archive presents "Finding Buried Treasures: Maps of the Colorado River," an exhibit featuring historical maps of the Colorado River Basin.

The exhibit displays not only maps, but also legislation, publications, and photographs relating to the history of the Colorado River.

HIstorical maps and treasures

Drawing on numerous Water Resources Archive collections, including those of Delph E. Carpenter and Ival V. Goslin, as well as Special Collections materials, "Finding Buried Treasures" guides researchers through strategies to finding historical maps, treasures which can seem buried within archival collections.

The exhibit will run from Feb. 3 to March 12 and is located on the second floor of Morgan Library in Archives and Special Collections. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Contact: Jane Barber
Phone: (970) 491-5712