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University of Northern Colorado artifacts, plaques, and memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG024

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection contains varied artifacts and memorabilia produced by or given to the University of Northern Colorado, mainly sports or awards related. Materials include sports and homecoming trophies, scholar and faculty award plaques, United Way plaques, sports jerseys, sorority and fraternity related clothing and paddles, dishware and other items with the school logo, electric scoreboard, and outdated school banners.


  • 1903 - 2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections for further information.


69.29 Linear Feet (48 boxes and 3 items)

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This collection contains artifacts and memorabilia related to University of Northern Colorado, including sculptures, award plaques, framed certificates, trophies, banners, sports jerseys, insignia sweaters, and sports and school memorabilia.

Acquisition Information

Series 1: Artifacts, Plaques, Memorabilia & Ephemera (Acquisition #unknown) received from the President's Office in July 2000. Acquisition #09.06 -- Gift of Craig McWhirter on April 9, 2009 (RG24 S1, Box 007.018). Series 2: Trophies (Acquisition #07.02a). A gift of the Dean's Office of the Health and Human Services Department in 2007. Series 3: Academic Excellence Departmental Scholar Plaques (Acquisition #07.02) received from Jean Schober Morrell, Dean of Students, on January 12, 2007. Series 4: Trophies(Acquisition #unknown) received from Wiebking Hall on August 30, 2000. Series 5: Advance Paper Cutter (Acquisition # 08.13) received from Woody Myers in Creative Services on September 25, 2008. Schulmerich Carillons date received is unknown. Series 6: Greek life awards and publications (Acquisition #11.05) was received in October 2010 from the Student Activities Office. Accn 19.17: Makeup compact and pendant necklace purchased on eBay in June 2019. UNC Bears magnets and flag transferred by the UNC Office of Equity and Inclusion in March 2019. Accn 22.12: Donna Lakin donated the CSC beanie and shirt on June 22, 2021. The Campus Recreation Center transferred the trophy on August 30, 2021. Mike Lincoln donated the spoon in November 2021.

Minimally Processed
Shirley Soenksen, updated by Kate Johnson; updated by Laura Uglean Jackson
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Edition statement
Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2010 April 7, revised on 2010 August 23; revised on 2011 September 20 and 2011 October 18. Updated to conform to DACS in 2019. New addition added in 2022

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639