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Introduction to Archival Research

Get started understanding how to find and use archival collections in your school work, professional research, or family research.

Finding archival collections

Older map of the Boulder area, with indications of Mining Regions and Oil and Gas areas

Image credit: Drumm's pocket map of Boulder County (1904), Colorado Historical Maps collection, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries



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Rare and Distinctive Collections


Classroom: Norlin M350B

Reading Room: Norlin E1B43