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Colorado School of Mines History Roadshow

Experiences

What was it like to be at Mines in the early days? In the 50's, 60's, 70's? If you weren't there at the time, imagine what it was like for the students and faculty on campus. How does it compare with today's experiences? 

Homecoming

Decorated fraternity house, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines
Homecoming float, Colorado School of Mines
Women in human pyramid, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines
Go-cart race, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines
Float construction, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines
Men in human pyramid, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines
Tug-o-war, Homecoming 1968
Student and burro, decorated fraternity house, Homecoming, Colorado School of Mines

Meyer Hall

Meyer Hall, Colorado School of Mines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meyer Hall, built in 1963 as the new "science hall" on campus. Why is it called "Meyer Hall"?

Professor Paul Meyer, Colorado School of MinesDr. Paul Meyer joined the School of Mines in 1883 as Professor of Mathematics. He was considered an eccentric genius, and was highly regarded by the students. Since he'd earned both his PhD and a medical degree at a young age, he also had a medical practice in Golden.

Student Union

Bowling alley, Student Union, Colorado School of Mines

Bowling alley, Student Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I-Clus

 

I-Club, Student Union

Registration

Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s
Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s
Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s
Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s
Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s
Registration, Colorado School of Mines, 1960s