College of Mines students
Today’s Archives Outdoors shows a group of University of Idaho College of Mines students, presumably on a field trip. Incidentally, one of our metadata listings for this image states they are at an exhibit, while another states they are at an adit, which according to Wikipedia is “(from Latin aditus,... [Read More]
Stay Cool, Vandals!
The University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives hopes you find a way to beat the heat this weekend. Maybe you can take a quick dip in a nearby lake, river or pool like this trio of water lovers in Coolin, Idaho. [Read More]
Yosemite Falls, from the Olaf P. Larson Stereopticon Slides. [Read More]
Happy First Day of Summer from the University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives! Throughout our region and state, the start of summer signals the beginning of annual road maintenance and construction. In the mid to late 1930′s, workers for the Idaho Civilian Conservation Corps performed similar duties as... [Read More]
calling from afar
In today’s Archives Outdoors, Bob Tondevold surveys the land and air and reports back using a ‘Littlefone’ from atop Bald Mountain in south-central Idaho, near Sun Valley. From the caption on back: “This is terrain which offers ‘radar shows’ and potential invasion path to enemy. Tondevold uses hand-carried battery-operated transmitter... [Read More]
going outdoors this rainy weekend?
Dreaming of going outdoors this rainy weekend? Travel through photos instead with Archives Outdoors! In October of 1977, Marcia Wells was the first coed to complete the map and compass test course on the first try. [Read More]