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Search or browse the full text of these major newspapers

  • New York Times, June 1980-current
  • New York Times Historical, 1851-2013
  • Wall Street Journal, January 1984-current
  • Chicago Tribune, January 1985-current
  • Los Angeles Times, January 1985-current
  • Washington Post, January 1987-current
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Summary of the map collection development guidelines followed by the Western History and Genealogy Department.

Covering the period from 1869-1889, this document attempts to provide a comprehensive list of individual sheet maps produced by the U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, in addition to the annual and final reports, and other compilations and materials. Also includes links to digitized historic maps and documents, major archival resources, and a summary of those sheets held by Denver Public Library.

A related story map is also available.

The Denver Clerk and Recorder’s Office Denver County marriage license applications from 1903-2003 are housed at the Denver Public Library.  All of these records are restricted for privacy by Colorado state law (C.R.S. 24-72) and require a photo ID and proof of relationship to those named in the record for access.

Please fill out the Request Form for Records of the Clerk and Recorder of the City and County of Denver.


To find marriage dates & license numbers, check the resources below:

Colorado Marriages Index 1858-1939

Denver Marriages 1940-1974

Ancestry Library Edition (Search for Colorado marriages, 1863-2018)

MyHeritage (Search for Colorado marriages, 1975 - 2004)

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Index lists name, residence, arrival date, from which state, date born, and date died. 

Membership roster as well as past commanders, 1899-1930. Digitization of these directories is ongoing, and they will be made available as they are completed.

Names of the mine owners/operators, mine or mill name, mining company name, page, county, and type of mine (metalliferous or coal).

Title of report, years, call numbers and more.

Personal information, dates of persons killed or injured, mine and more.

Mine name and location, date of disaster, number of deaths and more.

Personal information and dates of persons killed, mine name and location, cause of death and more. Index compiled by Jerry Sherard. Updated June 2023

Index to Henderson, Hollister, and Canfield mining histories. Names of mines, mining companies, mining districts, lodes, veins, claims, and tunnels are indexed with page number.

Lists student names, place of birth, date of birth, school, grade, school district, and name of parent or guardian.

Explore the lives of your ancestors and discover your family's history.

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