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Reception Recognizing CMA's Gift of Historic Mining Photographs to Colorado School of Mines
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The Arthur Lakes Library of the Colorado School of Mines cordially invites you to join us on December 13, 2019, 4:00–6:00 pm for a reception to honor and celebrate the recent significant gift of historic mining photographs made by the Colorado Mining Association to the library’s Russell L. & Lyn Wood Mining History Archive.

When: Friday, December 13
4:00-6:00 pm
Where: The Arthur Lakes Library of the Colorado School of Mines, Boettcher Room
1400 Illinois Street
Golden, Colorado  80401
United States
Contact: Stephanie Shark
(303) 575-9199

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About the Collection

The Colorado Mining Association Photographs Collection includes photographic prints and negatives of mines, persons, and mining-related activities in Colorado. Most of the photographs were taken during 1930-1960, and many were taken by professional photographers in conjunction with publication of the Association’s Year Book.


The evening’s events will include:


3:00-5:00 pm: Enjoy an optional one-hour tour of the Mines Museum of Earth Science led by Museum Executive Director Renata Lafler. [Meet at museum entrance, 1310 Maple Street]


4:00-6:00 pm: Join the reception in the Library’s Boettcher Room with wine bar and hors d’oeuvres. The reception will include a gift ceremony, a presentation by Head of Special Collections Lisa Dun on the project to digitize the photographs, and a tour of the Mining History Archive, Digital Lab and Preservation. [Arthur Lakes Library, main floor, 1400 Illinois Street].


Mines Parking Services ( includes links to the campus Parking Map and directions. Note—After 3:00 pm on Friday Dec 13 (Commencement Day), there is no fee/permit required to park at non-reserved campus lots and streets.

Construction on campus may block some lots; see Parking Lot Closures (


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