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Environmental Design, Architecture & Planning: Historical

Background Information


Books will often cover the whole breadth of an architectural movement, style, or architect, giving you essential contextual information:

Useful Databases

Newspapers

Historical Photos

Boulder Historical Information

Denver History

Fall 2021: Libraries hours, service updates

All five campus libraries are now open. Read about open hours and other important service updates.

Local History Books

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Maps


The Map library has a wealth of historic maps all the way up through contemporary maps. They have aerial photographs of Colorado from multiple decades up through the present. They have maps of international cities, but specialize in Colorado. Contact maplib@colorado.edu to set up a research appointment to find print maps.