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The best collection of published biographies in [[Colorado]] is at the Colorado Historical Society. They also have a biographical vertical file and the ''Bromwell Index ''(Family History Library {{FHL|342573|title-id|disp=films 1688547-8}}), which is a five-volume alphabetical list of prominent people in Colorado up to 1933.  
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== Online Resources ==
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27623 Encyclopedia of biography of Colorado: history of Colorado] ($)
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*[http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/countyhistories1.htm#co County and Town Histories], with biographies.
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433082309539;view=1up;seq=1 Representative men of Colorado in the nineteenth century], e-book
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433075966600;view=1up;seq=1 Representative women of Colorado], e-book
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433082309992;view=1up;seq=11 Progressive men of western Colorado] e-book
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89064441710;view=1up;seq=1 Portrait and biographical record of the state of Colorado, pt. 1], e-book, and [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89064441744;view=1up;seq=7 pt. 2]
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The best collection of published biographies in [[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]] is at the Colorado Historical Society. They also have a biographical vertical file and the ''Bromwell Index ''(Family History Library {{FHL|342573|title-id|disp=films 1688547-8}}), which is a five-volume alphabetical list of prominent people in Colorado up to 1933.  
  
 
Two representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
 
Two representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
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''Portrait and Biographical Record of the State of Colorado''. . . . Two Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Publishing Company, 1899. (Family History Library {{FHL|193287|title-id|disp=book 978.8 D3p; film 1000142}}.)  
 
''Portrait and Biographical Record of the State of Colorado''. . . . Two Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Publishing Company, 1899. (Family History Library {{FHL|193287|title-id|disp=book 978.8 D3p; film 1000142}}.)  
  
'''Other Resources'''<br>
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'''Other Resources'''<br>  
  
 
:*Mardos Memorial Library, [http://www.memoriallibrary.com/CO/ Colorado Selections]  
 
:*Mardos Memorial Library, [http://www.memoriallibrary.com/CO/ Colorado Selections]  
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:*State Biographies, [http://www.geneasearch.com/biography/states/colorado.htm Colorado] from GeneaSearch<br><br>{{Colorado|Colorado}}
 
:*State Biographies, [http://www.geneasearch.com/biography/states/colorado.htm Colorado] from GeneaSearch<br><br>{{Colorado|Colorado}}
  
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Online Resources

The best collection of published biographies in Colorado is at the Colorado Historical Society. They also have a biographical vertical file and the Bromwell Index (Family History Library films 1688547-8), which is a five-volume alphabetical list of prominent people in Colorado up to 1933.

Two representative biographical encyclopedias are:

Stone, Wilbur Fiske. History of Colorado. Four Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1918-19. (Family History Library book 978.8 H2sw; film 1320948 items 1-3.) Volumes 2-4 contain biographies.

Portrait and Biographical Record of the State of Colorado. . . . Two Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Publishing Company, 1899. (Family History Library book 978.8 D3p; film 1000142.)

Other Resources