Free Colorado Digital Archives for Genealogy
is part of Sassy Jane Genealogy‘s States on Sunday series,
providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states.
Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library
“Founded in 2009 and situated in downtown Denver, the Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library (CC&W) advances understanding of Rocky Mountain history. CC&W builds unique digital research collections, reviews Colorado publications, and produces mini-documentaries.” Search the catalog at http://digital.auraria.edu/ccw/advanced. Notable collections include:
American West (Adam Matthew Digital)
Contains the digitized contents of The Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Contents include original manuscripts, ephemeral material (including trade cards, wanted posters, photos, claim certificates, news-sheets, etc.), maps, and rare printed works.
Search online databases at http://library.auraria.edu/tools/databases/subject/Colorado-and-the-U.S.-West-History
Colorado Cemetery Records at Interment.net
Colorado Historic Newspapers
The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) includes digitized pages from newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Search by keyword or browse by newspaper title, […]