Entries by Eliza Burlingame

Eye of the Archive: A Gold Medal Effort

All of this Olympic’s buzz is infectious! Wowie, those figure skaters! The Flying Tomato sent it out of the park to win America’s 100th gold medal and there’s not much more exciting than watching USA’s Michaela Shiffrin speeding down the slopes! I’m not sure I’ve quite figured out curling and bobsled speeds turn my stomach […]

Remembering Carl Bergman

Aspen Historical Society mourns the loss of one of our own this week. Carl Bergman (April 16, 1932 – January 28, 2018) was a long-time volunteer and supporter of AHS and will be greatly missed. Carl was a current Board Member (since 2004) and a lifetime Trustee, having served various terms including as Vice President […]

Eye of the Archive: Whoa, the Snow Screw

Hi again, it’s me AB just finally emerging from holiday hecticness, whew. But there’s not much cooler of an artifact to wake me up from my holidaze than the one I’m going to tell you about now… This week the Aspen Historical Society staff left me behind to go to Buttermilk and check out progress […]

Eye of the Archive: Art Inspired by History

I made a very talented and sweet friend recently, local artist Lara Whitley, when she came to visit me, the Archive Building, at Aspen Historical Society. Okay, maybe she wasn’t visiting just me… Lara came to Aspen Historical Society’s public archive to research and find inspiration for her latest art project, which was going to […]

Eye of the Archives: Just Call Me A.B. 2.0

Apologies for my absence, I’ve been completely preoccupied basking in the glory of my new and improved self! I’m tempted to bust open the packaging of the 1983 Magnum P.I. whistle from the Aspen Institute time-capsule just so that I can catcall myself… Or maybe I’ll use the 1895 fireman’s trumpet to shout my excitement […]