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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Archives and Libraries''' <br> [[Image:1024px-Colorado rocky mtns.JPG|left|400px|File:1024px-Colorado rocky mtns.JPG]] '''History Colorado''', formerly known as the '''Colorado Historical Society''',&nbsp;is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Colorado and houses the state’s largest body of combined artifacts, documents, and photographs illustrating Colorado’s history and people.
  
'''History Colorado''', formerly known as the '''Colorado Historical Society''',&nbsp;is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Colorado and houses the state’s largest body of combined artifacts, documents, and photographs illustrating Colorado’s history and people.
 
  
The organization maintains 13 historic sites and 10 museum sites. Of greatest interest for Colorado genealogists is the Stephen H. Hart Library and Research Center, which has a newspaper collection, directories, indexes, access to Ancestry and digitized Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.<br>
 
  
== Collection<br> ==
 
  
Research Center holdings include <br>'''(*items with asterisk found in online catalog):'''
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The organization maintains 13 historic sites and 10 museum sites. Of greatest interest for Colorado genealogists is the Stephen H. Hart Library and Research Center, which has a newspaper collection, directories, indexes, access to Ancestry and digitized Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.<br>
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== Collection<br>  ==
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Research Center holdings include <br>'''* marked items found in online catalog:'''  
  
 
*Books on Colorado and Western history, biography and fiction <br>
 
*Books on Colorado and Western history, biography and fiction <br>
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*Newspapers – more than 1700 Colorado newspaper titles, including 150 current titles. *Serials covering industry, agriculture, archaeology, historic preservation, and social organizations <br>
 
*Newspapers – more than 1700 Colorado newspaper titles, including 150 current titles. *Serials covering industry, agriculture, archaeology, historic preservation, and social organizations <br>
  
Photography collections – approximately one million images of Colorado and the West, including the William H. Jackson glass negative collection and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad archives <br>
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Photography collections – approximately one million images of Colorado and the West, including the William H. Jackson glass negative collection and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad archives <br>  
  
 
*Maps of the state, Colorado cities, mines, railroads <br>
 
*Maps of the state, Colorado cities, mines, railroads <br>
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*Directories – Colorado State Business, city and telephone directories <br>
 
*Directories – Colorado State Business, city and telephone directories <br>
  
Subject collections –printed materials such as clippings and programs arranged in biographical, geographical, and topical files <br>
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Subject collections –printed materials such as clippings and programs arranged in biographical, geographical, and topical files <br>
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C.W.A. Materials- reference files and interviews compiled by the Civil Works Administration and the Writer’s Project series <br>  
  
C.W.A. Materials- reference files and interviews compiled by the Civil Works Administration and the Writer’s Project series <br>
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Artifact Collections- furniture, paintings, interior and industrial design, clothing, ethnography, archaeological collections, tools and machines, military items, and more <br>  
  
Artifact Collections- furniture, paintings, interior and industrial design, clothing, ethnography, archaeological collections, tools and machines, military items, and more <br>
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== Services<br> ==
  
== Services<br> ==
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Research services - for those unable to come to the library in person <br>  
  
Research services - for those unable to come to the library in person <br>
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Copy service - staff copies material, subject to preservation and copyright review <br>  
  
Copy service - staff copies material, subject to preservation and copyright review <br>
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Photographic and imaging services – our on-site studio provides photographic or scanned images<br><br>  
  
Photographic and imaging services – our on-site studio provides photographic or scanned images<br><br>
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== Address and Phone Number<br> ==
  
== Address and Phone Number<br> ==
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Hart Library<br>History Colorado Center<br>1200 Broadway, 2nd Floor<br>Denver, CO 80203<br>  
  
Hart Library<br>History Colorado Center<br>1200 Broadway, 2nd Floor<br>Denver, CO 80203<br>
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Telephone: 303-866-2305 <br>FAX: 303-866-2796<br>  
  
Telephone: 303-866-2305 <br>FAX: 303-866-2796<br>
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== Websites<br> ==
  
== Websites<br> ==
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Hart Library:<br>http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/stephen-h-hart-library-and-research-center <br>  
  
Hart Library:<br>http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/stephen-h-hart-library-and-research-center <br>
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Library catalog online: http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/library-catalog <br>  
  
Library catalog online: http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/library-catalog <br>
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Newspapers: http://coloradohistoricnewspapers.org<br>  
  
Newspapers: http://coloradohistoricnewspapers.org<br>
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From the Denver Public Library:<br>Digital images: http://digital.denverlibrary.org. <br>  
  
From the Denver Public Library:<br>Digital images: http://digital.denverlibrary.org. <br>
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History Colorado, formerly known as the Colorado Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Colorado and houses the state’s largest body of combined artifacts, documents, and photographs illustrating Colorado’s history and people.






The organization maintains 13 historic sites and 10 museum sites. Of greatest interest for Colorado genealogists is the Stephen H. Hart Library and Research Center, which has a newspaper collection, directories, indexes, access to Ancestry and digitized Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.

Contents

Collection

Research Center holdings include
* marked items found in online catalog:

  • Books on Colorado and Western history, biography and fiction
  • Manuscript collections – papers of Colorado individuals, organizations, and businesses
  • Newspapers – more than 1700 Colorado newspaper titles, including 150 current titles. *Serials covering industry, agriculture, archaeology, historic preservation, and social organizations

Photography collections – approximately one million images of Colorado and the West, including the William H. Jackson glass negative collection and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad archives

  • Maps of the state, Colorado cities, mines, railroads
  • Directories – Colorado State Business, city and telephone directories

Subject collections –printed materials such as clippings and programs arranged in biographical, geographical, and topical files

C.W.A. Materials- reference files and interviews compiled by the Civil Works Administration and the Writer’s Project series

Artifact Collections- furniture, paintings, interior and industrial design, clothing, ethnography, archaeological collections, tools and machines, military items, and more

Services

Research services - for those unable to come to the library in person

Copy service - staff copies material, subject to preservation and copyright review

Photographic and imaging services – our on-site studio provides photographic or scanned images

Address and Phone Number

Hart Library
History Colorado Center
1200 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80203

Telephone: 303-866-2305
FAX: 303-866-2796

Websites

Hart Library:
http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/stephen-h-hart-library-and-research-center

Library catalog online: http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/library-catalog

Newspapers: http://coloradohistoricnewspapers.org

From the Denver Public Library:
Digital images: http://digital.denverlibrary.org.