Reference Materials

  • 1930 Employment 1880: A Social History and Assessment of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Young Adult Conservation Corps
  • Aerial Photos of Park County  1938 (north of Jefferson) – Pike National Forest
  • Alma Mining
  • American Blue Book of Biography
  • Assessors Original Patent Atlas (8.2mb pdf)
  • Augusta Tabor – Caroline Bancroft
  • Bayou Salado – Virginia McConnell Simmons   (2 copies)
  • Bibliography and Resource Guide – Park County’s Cultural History
  • Bits and Pieces of History along the 285 Corridor – Harold Warren
  • Black Mountain Cowboys – Paul L. Huntley
  • Buckskin Cemetery Survey – 2010
  • Buffalo Harvest – Frank Meyer
  • Business Directories (Park Co. only) 1878, 1881, 1888, 1892, 1893, 1902, 1912, 1918, 1922, 1937, 1950
  • C & S High Line Memories and Then Some – Tom and Denise Klinger
  • C & S NG; the Colorado & Southern Narrow Gauge – Mallory Ferrell
  • Cavalcade of Railroads in Central Colorado from 1871 to 1965 – George G. Everett
  • Cattle Cavalcade in Central Colorado – George G. Everett
  • Cemeteries (lists of burials by name & cemetery) 1976 – Harold & Lenore Warren
  • Census: 1870 Colorado Territory, 1880 U. S.
  • Chasing Butterflies in the Colorado Rockies with Theodore Mead in 1871 – Grace Brown, ed.
  • Charles Craig: Pikes Peak Indian Painter – Nelson A. Rieger
  • Colorado:  Its Gold and Silver Mines, Farms and Stock Ranges and Health and Pleasure Resorts.  A Tourist’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains.  Second edition – Frank Fossett
  • Colorado As I Saw It – Harry A. Epperson
  • Colorado Families: A Territorial Heritage – Colorado Genealogical Society
  • Colorado History – Carl Ubbelohde    (2 copies)
  • Colorado Magazine Indexes: 1923–1948, 1923–1982, 1949-1960
  • Colorado Magazine Issues:  1964 (winter),1969 (spring),1972 (summer), 1973 (winter), 1974 (spring), 1976 (spring, summer, fall, winter), 1977 (spring, summer, winter), 1978 (spring/summer, fall, winter)
  • Colorado Marriages 1858 – 1939  (CD)
  • Colorado Quiz Bag – E. Richard Churchill
  • Colorado State Archives – Park County Courts and Clerk Listings
  • Colorado Year Books:  1937-1938, 1939-1940, 1941-1942, 1945-1947, 1956-1958, 1959-1961 (2 copies), 1962-1964 (2 copies)
  • Colorado’s Colorful Characters – Gladys R. Bueler
  • Come Along to South Park and Florissant with Lakes, Scudder and Bowditch August 1877; a Trek into Colorado History – Beth Simmons
  • Como Capers – Irving E. August
  • Como Historic Survey
  • Coroner Inquest – Oswald B. Schwartz, 1909 (New)
  • Coroner Inquest Records, Park County – 1872-1913 (New)
  • Coroners Record (1 vol.) 1873-1963
  • C. T.; Sage of the Rockies – Charles B. Roth
  • Court and Clerk Listings – Colorado State Archives
  • Cultural Resource Inventory of Forest Highway 81 (Tarryall Road) by Jonathan Horn
  • Cultural Resource Survey of Highway 9
  • Decree of the District Court of Fremont County, Colorado
  • Deer Valley Association – Robert Woodward
  • Diary – Willia V. Johnson  Alma, Colorado  1920
  • Directory of Early Photographers 1853 through 1900 – Opal Harber
  • Doin’ Time in Fairplay – Linda Bjorklund
  • DSP&PRR Postal Markings
  • Echoes of Como, Colorado 1879-1973 – Mary Dyer
  • Essays and Monographs in Colorado History (1991, Chinese in Colorado)
  • Family Histories: Almgren, Collard, Hepburn, Hooke, Horn, Link, Spindle
  • Fairplay Cemetery & Ranger Station Cemetery – Joe & Lucille Brown, Shirley Murphy
  • Fairplay Cook Book – Compiled by The Ladies of the Fairplay Aid, c. 1923
  • Fairplay Mining Claims  1860-1862
  • From Kansas to the Matchless: a Tabor Story 1857-1880 – Ruby G. Williamson
  • Game and Fish Management Hand Book (2 vols.) – Gilbert N. Hunter
  • George L. Shoup and the Civil War in Colorado – Michael Crosby
  • Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies – Robert L. Brown     (2 copies)
  • Ghosts of Park County – John K. Aldrich
  • Goin’ Railroading – Margaret Coel, as told by Sam Speas
  • Gold, Guns, and Grass South Park and Fairplay, Colorado – Katharine F. Nutt
  • Gold in the Gravel; a History of Gold Mining in Colorado – Linda Bjorklund
  • Great Gates; the Story of the Rocky Mountain Passes – Marshall Sprague
  • Guffey:  100 Years of Memories – Helen Cahill    (2 copies)
  • Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps – Perry Eberhart    (2 copies)
  • Hartsel: History of a Town – Linda Bjorklund
  • Historic Contexts – Front Range Research Associates
  • Historic Sites in Park County – Harold Warren
  • History of Colorado Biographical vols. 4,5
  • History of Colorado Illustrated vol. 2
  • History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado
  • History of the Famous Mosquito Pass – Norma L. Flynn
  • Homestead Records
  • Iron Rails and Iron Men (Boreas Pass, cassette)
  • Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains – Isabella L. Bird
  • Liquor Licenses, 1862-1883
  • Marriages 1881 to 1950 – Lucille Brown
  • Microfilm Records
  • Midland Route; a Colorado Midland Guide and Data Book – Edward M. McFarland
  • Mineral Belt  (vol. 1 & II) – David Digerness
  • Mines of Colorado – Ovando James Hollister
  • Mining Among the Clouds:  The Mosquito Range and the Origins of Colorado’s Silver Boom – Harvey N. Gardiner
  • Muttering Machines to Laser Beams; a History of Mountain Bell – Herbert J. Hackenburg, Jr.
  • Obituary Database
  • Old Mose – James E. Perkins
  • Oral Histories
  • Park County Census 1860 thru 1920   (CD) – Joseph Brown
  • Park County Colorado: Where History Is Still Alive – Linda Balough
  • Park County Dist. RE-2 Survey
  • Park County Symposium Proceedings: August 13-15, 2004
  • Park County Symposium Proceedings  2007
  • Park County’s Cultural History:  A Bibliography and Resource Guide – Park County Historic Preservation Commission
  • Passes of Colorado; an Encyclopedia of Watershed Divides – Ed Helmuth & Gloria Helmuth
  • Patent Atlas
  • Portrait and Biographical Record of the State of Colorado
  • Post Offices  1859-1989
  • Pre-emption Books
  • Representative Women of Colorado.  Second edition.  1914
  • The Rockies – David Lavender
  • Rocky Mountain Letters 1869 – Professor William H.
  • Rocky Mountain Mining Camps – Duane A. Smith
  • Rocky Mountain News Weekly microfilm: April 23, 1859 through December 30, 1874
  • Salt Works Historic Structure Assessment (3 vols.) – Gary Higgins & Jackie Powell
  • Sherwood, Rupert – papers, letters, articles
  • Short & Informal Early Days History of the Town of Fairplay – Wallis & Morse
  • Silverheels: the Biography of the Legend 1999 2nd edition 2004 – Phyllis Hyland & Elizabeth McVicker
  • Slaghts/Fairville/Shawnee, Colorado – Gary R. Goodson
  • South Park Line: a Concise History (Colorado Rail Annual No. 12) –Chappell, Richardson & Hauck
  • South Park Symposium Proceedings – Index 1999-2013
  • South Park Symposium Proceedings:
    August 13, 14, 15, 1999
    June 23, 24, 25, 2000
    August 9, 10, 11, 2002
  • South Park Winter – Irving E. August
  • St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Record Book  Aug. 1939 through Feb. 1942
  • Stampede to Timberline – Muriel Sibell Wolle
  • Strew of Wonder; the Story of the Bristlecone Pine at Windy Ridge, Colorado – Roberta Fiester
  • Tabor Family Album
  • Tarryall Mountains and the Puma Hills – Midge Harbour
  • Tracking Ghost Railroads in Colorado – Robert Ormes
  • Tract Records (microfiche)
  • Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots – Caroline Bancroft
  • West of Pike’s Peak – Everett Bair
  • West of the Peak – Jack Cahill
  • U. S. Department of Agriculture Yearbooks 1898, 1921
  • Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado and New Mexico – Virginia McConnell Simmons
  • Western Yesterdays:  Vols. I, II, IV, V, X, XII – Forest Crossen