RockTalk: Centennial Anniversary of the CGS


This edition of RockTalk reveals the history of the CGS from its founding in 1907 to one hundred years later in 2007. Digital PDF download. RT-10-01D

From the Introduction:

Centennial Anniversary of the Colorado Geological Survey

This year marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Colorado Geological Survey in 1907 and the fortieth anniversary of its recreation in 1967. According to the 1908 first annual report, “The Sixteenth General Assembly of Colorado enacted a law creating a State Geological Survey, and appropriating $5,000 per annum for carrying on the workout lined in the act.”