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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.

Other area archives

Colorized glass lantern slide showing landscape of Boulder Flat Irons from Sunset Hill



A number of other institutions in the Front Range area hold collections of archival material that may be relevant to your research or creative work. See the links below for information on searching, accessing, and using their material.

Image credit: Image 1734, General Photograph collection, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries  


Additional archival collections may be found at:



Rare and Distinctive Collections


Classroom: Norlin N345

Reading Room: Norlin M350B