The Colorado State University-Pueblo's University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is a part of the University Library System. Its mission is:
A flash of lightning, a roar of thunder, the bellowing shriek of a siren whistle! -and all Pueblo knew something terrible was pending. Tender leaves and budding branches had begun to curl in May's long dry spell. Unconsciously the citizens were daily glancing upward as if to almost beckon signs of approaching rain. With the first of June it came....[more]
Access the Collection of the 1921 Pueblo Flood.
The Juan Federico “Freddie Freak” Miguel Arguello Trujillo Chicano Movement Collection contains audio, visual, and printed material related to the Mexicano peoples’ struggle against racism and discrimination in Colorado. [Photo Gallery] Listen to the recording of the 1977 occupation of the Arts & Sciences Building on the CU-Boulder Campus by UMAS students:
Audio Selection: 1977 Occupation of the CU-Boulder Arts & Sciences Building
The Jose Esteban Ortega Papers contains photographs, a vintage collection of community newspapers and other publications documenting the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and '70s from throughout the state of Colorado, rare books on Chicano history, as well as silk-screened banners and t-shirts emblazoned with the Movement's slogans and artwork. [ see University Archives Photo Gallery]