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Major Daily Newspapers (includes the former National Newspapers Core)

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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Map Collection Development Guidelines

Summary of the map collection development guidelines followed by Special Collections and Archives.

Mapping Prejudice in Denver: 1931-1935 Interactive Map

A StoryMap that reveals findings of a 2022 grant-funded review of 144,000 Denver land records from 1931-1935. Explicit racism was identified in over 300 real estate deeds. This interactive map shows the modern address of each restriction and provides details about the restriction itself.

Maps of the Wheeler Survey

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.

McGrath’s Men and Women Who Arrived in What is Now Colorado Prior to January 1, 1861

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

Membership Roster of General Henry W. Lawton Camp No. 1 United Spanish War Veterans

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.

Mine Directory - Colorado 1879-1910

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

Mine Reports - United States

Title of report, years, call numbers and more.

Mining Disasters - California, Arkansas, Minnesota, South Carolina 1871-2005

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

Mining Disasters Index - United States

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

Mining Fatalities - Colorado 1844-1981

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

Mining Index to Hollister, Henderson and Canfield Histories

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.

Montezuma County, Colorado, School Census: 1957

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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