History Colorado has over 1,500 journals and magazines published in Colorado and nationally. Journals and magazines are included in the online catalog. An index listing titles and dates covered is also available in the Library & Research Center. Subjects include:
agriculture & ranching
contemporary Colorado culture
historical society publications
statutes of Colorado
The Colorado Magazine was published by the Colorado Historical Society from 1923 to 1980 and contains hundreds of articles about significant Colorado and Western people and events. Since 1980, the quarterly has been titled Colorado Heritage.
Records of individual Colorado Magazine and Colorado Heritage articles are included in the online catalog. Copies of articles may be purchased.
Directories contain lists of names or organizations, and may include addresses, biographical, employment, and membership information. Directories may be produced by local organizations, governments, institutions, commercial, or professional groups.
City and County Directories beginning 1866
City directories, usually published annually, provide an alphabetical listing of the adult residents in a city or area, and may include the individual's address, occupation, spouse's name, place of employment, and other facts. City directories often include a classified section that lists businesses by category and a section that lists government offices, officials, public institutions, and maps. County directories, as well as some city directories, provide information on rural or suburban residents. A city directory for a large town may also include smaller towns in the surrounding area. Search History Colorado's City directory database.
Colorado State Business Directories 1875 -1956
Business directories, published annually, provide listings for businesses, individuals in business, and public office holders. Most business directories include:
a government section that lists federal officials in the state, state officials and some county officials
commercial laws of Colorado
an index to businesses
an alphabetical listing of towns that includes brief information on the location, population and principal industries of the town, followed by an alphabetical listing of the businessmen, officials and businesses of the area
a classified section listing businesses, trades and professions by category.
Telephone directories contain alphabetical listings of individuals and businesses in an area that have telephones. Telephone directories also have a classified section listing businesses. Telephone directories are usually published annually. Search the Telephone directory database.
History Colorado also has association directories, mining directories, club membership directories, college student annuals, employee rosters, Who's Who publications, and others. Search our online catalog to find titles and call numbers.
Contact the Library
Stephen H. Hart Library and Research Center
History Colorado Center
Denver, CO 80203