UC Boulder Collections

J. Raymond Brackett (1854-1922) came to the University of Colorado in 1884 as a professor of English and Greek. Before he retired in 1919, he had served as Librarian, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of the Graduate School. The photographs and glass negatives produced by J. Raymond Brackett show campus scenes and buildings of the University of Colorado from 1890 to 1915. The photos were arranged and described by Professor Albert A. Bartlett, CU Department of Physics and member of the Centennial Commission of the University.