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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=342573&disp=Colorado+portrait+and+biography+index++ films 1688547-8]), which is a five-volume alphabetical list of prominent people in Colorado up to 1933.  
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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.  
  
 
Two representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
 
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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=193954&disp=History+of+Colorado++ book 978.8 H2sw; film 1320948 items 1-3].) Volumes 2-4 contain biographies.  
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Stone, Wilbur Fiske. ''History of Colorado''. Four Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1918-19. (Family History Library {{FHL|193954|title-id|disp=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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=193287&disp=Portrait+and+biographical+record+of+the+++ book 978.8 D3p; film 1000142].)  
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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}}.)  
  
 
'''Online Resources'''  
 
'''Online Resources'''  

Revision as of 06:40, 7 January 2011

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.)

Online Resources

http://www.memoriallibrary.com/CO/

http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/arcbiog.html

http://geneasearch.com/biography/states/colorado.htm

http://www.colbio.000space.com/