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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">"Archives Division Contact Information" in ''The National Archives" at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/archives.html (30 November 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:denver.archives@nara.gov denver.archives@nara.gov] <br>
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">"Archives Division Contact Information" in ''The National Archives" at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/archives.html (30 November 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:denver.archives@nara.gov denver.archives@nara.gov] <br>  
  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="S2">"Contact Us" in ''The National Archives'' at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/ (accessed 30 November 2010).</ref>  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="S2">"Contact Us" in ''The National Archives'' at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/ (accessed 30 November 2010).</ref>  
  
:'''Regional Archives'''<br>
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:'''Regional Archives'''<br>  
:Building 48 <br>
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:Building 48 <br>  
:Denver Federal Center <br>
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:Denver Federal Center <br>  
 
:Lakewood, Colorado<br><br>
 
:Lakewood, Colorado<br><br>
  
:'''Microfilm Research'''<br>
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:'''Microfilm Research'''<br>  
:Building 46 <br>
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:Building 46 <br>  
:Denver Federal Center <br>
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:Denver Federal Center <br>  
 
:Lakewood, Colorado<br><br>
 
:Lakewood, Colorado<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S2" />&nbsp;&nbsp;303-407-5751, or 303-407-5740<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;303-407-5709<br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S2" />&nbsp;&nbsp;303-407-5751, or 303-407-5740<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;303-407-5709<br>  
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S2" /> &nbsp;Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. <br>
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S2" /> &nbsp;Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. <br>  
  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S2" />  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S2" />  
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*'''''Public Transportation:''''' Call Regional Transportation District, 303-299-6000, for route and schedule.<br>
 
*'''''Public Transportation:''''' Call Regional Transportation District, 303-299-6000, for route and schedule.<br>
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) Internet site] shows what's new, workshops, programs, archival holdings, finding aids, FAQs, censuses, court, military, passenger arrivals, and Utah polygamy cases.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) Internet site] shows what's new, workshops, programs, archival holdings, finding aids, FAQs, censuses, court, military, passenger arrivals, and Utah polygamy cases.  
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=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
Over 68% of the Regional Archives' records are currently described in ARC at the series level. If you do not find the records you are seeking, please contact the Northeast Region staff.  
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Over 68% of the Regional Archives' records are currently described in ARC at the series level. If you do not find the records you are seeking, please contact the Rocky Mountain Region staff.  
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
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*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/finding-aids/naturalization/ Last Name Index to Naturalization Records (New Mexico), 1860-1963]  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/finding-aids/naturalization/ Last Name Index to Naturalization Records (New Mexico), 1860-1963]  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/chinese/guide.html Chinese Immigration and Chinese in the United States: Records in the Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration], RIP 99, 1996. Selected information pertains to records at the Denver facility.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/chinese/guide.html Chinese Immigration and Chinese in the United States: Records in the Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration], RIP 99, 1996. Selected information pertains to records at the Denver facility.  
*Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, ''The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches'' (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988) ({{FHL|630522|item}} 977 A3sz) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/17738169 WorldCat entry]. Describes each field branch collection, microfilms, services and activities. Each of 150 record groups of the archives is also described.
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*Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, ''The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches'' (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988), 20-22. ({{FHL|630522|item|disp=FHL Book 977 A3sz}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/17738169 WorldCat entry]. Describes each field branch collection, microfilms, services and activities. Each of 150 record groups of the archives is also described.
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.  
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.  
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*[http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/archives.htm Yellowstone National Park Archives] records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.
 
*[http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/archives.htm Yellowstone National Park Archives] records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ National Personnel Records Center], St. Louis, MO.,&nbsp;has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ National Personnel Records Center], St. Louis, MO.,&nbsp;has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.  
 
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
 
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/cr/index.htm Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder] marriages  
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*[http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/cr/index.htm Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder] marriages and deeds.
 
*[http://www.jeffco.us/ Jefferson County Clerk of the District Court] divorce and criminal records.  
 
*[http://www.jeffco.us/ Jefferson County Clerk of the District Court] divorce and criminal records.  
 
*[http://www.cod.uscourts.gov/Home.aspx U.S. District Court for Colorado] trial transcripts and court records.  
 
*[http://www.cod.uscourts.gov/Home.aspx U.S. District Court for Colorado] trial transcripts and court records.  
*[http://history.denverlibrary.org/ Denver Public Library] 60,000 books, 75,000 microforms, online databases, periodicals, charts, clippings, manuscripts, maps, pioneers, newspapers and obituaries, reference books, how-to-guides, histories, biographies, railroads.  
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*[http://history.denverlibrary.org/ Denver Public Library] 60,000 books, 75,000 microforms, online databases, periodicals, charts, clippings, manuscripts, maps, pioneers, newspapers and obituaries, histories, biographies, railroads.  
*[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/geneal.htm Colorado State Archives], Denver, birth index after 1900, marriage and divorce index after 1975, censuses and indexes, veterans' graves, city directories, prisons, court, military, naturalization, and school records.  
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*[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/geneal.htm Colorado State Archives], Denver, birth index 1900-&nbsp;, marriage/divorce index 1975-&nbsp;, censuses, veterans' graves, city directories, prisons, court, military, naturalization, school records.  
*[http://www.coloradohistory.org/hist_sites/chm/colorado_history_museum.htm Colorado Historical Society], Denver, agriculture, ranching, mining, biography, railroads, American Indians, Colorado towns, personal papers, business records, maps, census, newspapers, directories.  
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*[http://www.coloradohistory.org/ Colorado Historical Society], Denver, agriculture, ranching, mining, biography, railroads, American Indians, Colorado towns, personal papers, business records, maps, census, newspapers, directories.  
*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]], [[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]], [[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]], [[Broomfield County, Colorado|Broomfield]], [[Clear Creek County, Colorado|Clear Creek]], [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]], [[Gilpin County, Colorado|Gilpin]], [[Park County, Colorado|Park]], and [[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]].  
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]], [[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]], [[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]], [[Broomfield County, Colorado|Broomfield]], [[Clear Creek County, Colorado|Clear Creek]], [[Denver County, Colorado|Denver]], [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]], [[Gilpin County, Colorado|Gilpin]], [[Park County, Colorado|Park]], and [[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]].  
*[http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/ University of Colorado], Boulder, federal and state repository, biography, periodicals, newspapers, oral history, ethnic studies.  
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*[http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/ University of Colorado], Boulder, federal and state record repository, biography, periodicals, newspapers, oral history, ethnic studies.  
*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Montana]], [[North Dakota]], [[South Dakota]], and [[Wyoming]].  
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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Montana Archives and Libraries|Montana]], [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|New Mexico]], [[North Dakota Archives and Libraries|North Dakota]], [[South Dakota Archives and Libraries|South Dakota]], [[Utah Archives and Libraries|Utah]], and [[Wyoming Archives and Libraries|Wyoming]].  
*Montana  
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*[http://www.his.state.mt.us/ Montana Historical Society], Helena, territorial/state records 1864-&nbsp;, manuscripts, oral histories, directories, fur trade, cattle industry, outlaws, lawmen, newspapers, periodicals, maps, images.
*North Dakota  
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*[http://history.nd.gov/archives/index.html North Dakota State Archives], Bismarck, state and regional manuscripts, databases, periodicals, maps, newspapers, oral histories, images, marriages, biographies, naturalizations, census, land, military.
*South Dakota  
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*[http://history.sd.gov/ South Dakota State Historical Society], Pierre, naturalizations, newspaper database, cemeteries, biographies, pioneers, 1885 veterans census, American Indians, military, and lineage societies.
*Wyoming
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*[http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/ Wyoming State Archives], Cheyenne, government records, oral histories, maps, newspapers, images.
  
 
=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
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[[Category:National_Archives_and_Records_Administration]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:Colorado|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:Jefferson_County,_Colorado|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:New Mexico Archives and libraries]]

Revision as of 17:06, 2 March 2013

National Archives at Denver
National Archives at Denver in Broomfield, Colorado.

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  denver.archives@nara.gov

Address:[2]

Regional Archives
Building 48
Denver Federal Center
Lakewood, Colorado

Microfilm Research
Building 46
Denver Federal Center
Lakewood, Colorado

Telephone:[2]  303-407-5751, or 303-407-5740
Fax:  303-407-5709

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[2]

  • By Car from Downtown Denver: Take Broadway south to Eighth Avenue; Eighth west to Kalamath Street; Kalamath south to U.S. Highway 6 (West Sixth Avenue); U.S. Highway 6 west about 5 miles to Kipling Street. The facility is at West Sixth Avenue and Kipling Street. Go south on Kipling 1/2 mile to Gate 1 of the Denver Federal Center. A photo ID (driver's license) is required to enter.
Once you are at the Denver Federal Records Center, the Archives are located at Fifth and North Street.
Take Main Street to Fifth
Go north on Fifth to just before North Avenue
Visitor parking areas are northwest and east of Building 48.
  • Denver Federal Center Map
  • Public Transportation: Call Regional Transportation District, 303-299-6000, for route and schedule.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Serves Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.[3] Includes Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, Air Force Acadamy, Bureau of Indian Affiars, National Park Service, naturalizations for CO, MT, NM, UT,[4] U.S. Food Administration, Denver Mint, Internal Revenue Service, Forest Service,[5] federal censuses 1790-1930 and selected indexes, Indian censuses, passenger arrival lists, military service through the Spanish American War, World War I draft registrations for CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY, military pension and bounty land, Utah polygamy trials,[6] court records of appeals, bankruptcy, criminal and civil cases in CO, MT, NM, ND, SD, UT, WY, and other states,[7] U.S. diplomacy, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Native American-Government relations, westward expansion, and World War II,[8] tours, genealogy workshops, and presentations.

Tips

Over 68% of the Regional Archives' records are currently described in ARC at the series level. If you do not find the records you are seeking, please contact the Rocky Mountain Region staff.

Guides

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the National Archives at Denver, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.
  • National Archives II, College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.
  • New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Diocese of Gallup, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers.
  • Yellowstone National Park Archives records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center, St. Louis, MO., has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. "Archives Division Contact Information" in The National Archives" at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/archives.html (30 November 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Contact Us" in The National Archives at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/contact/ (accessed 30 November 2010).
  3. "Rocky Mountain Region" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ (accessed 14 December 2010).
  4. "Our Archival Holdings" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/holdings/ (accessed 14 December 2010).
  5. "Frequently Requested Archival Holdings" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/finding-aids/popular-records.html (accessed 14 December 2010).
  6. "Family History/Genealogy Research" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/public/genealogy.html (accessed 14 December 2010).
  7. "Court Records" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/public/court-records.html (accessed 14 December 2010).
  8. "Services for the Public" in National Archives at Denver at http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/public/ (accessed 14 December 2010).