Ask An Archivist

This form is a general request form. The following request forms are tailored to specific kinds of requests:
 
For all other requests:
Please fill in the form below and click “Submit” to place a research request with the Colorado State Archives.  Please observe the following guidelines when placing a request:
  • Please be as specific as possible in describing your request, including dates or date ranges, locations, and/or names of individuals.
  • If you are placing a request for a probate, divorce or other civil or criminal case, we will require the case number, and county of origin in order to proceed.
  • You will be contacted for payment information before we process your request.
  • Response time is dependent upon the availability of Archives staff. We respond to requests within 2 weeks.
  • We are only able to answer questions that pertain to our services and collections.

NOTE: ALL RESEARCH REQUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO FEES. YOUR REQUEST WILL NOT BE FULFILLED WITHOUT PAYMENT.

Required Fields Are Marked with an Asterisk*
YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
YOUR REQUEST INFORMATION
In many instances the entire case file is quite large. Tell us which specific documents you want from the record you've requested.
Enter the name or names of the person, corporation, mine, etc. associated with the record you are requesting.
To the best of your knowledge, enter the date associated with the record. (Approximations or date ranges can be very helpful even if you do not know the precise date.)
(REQUIRED for divorce, marriage, probate or other civil or criminal cases)
Would you like this record to be certified?
Please be as specific as possible. Incomplete requests will result in delays processing your request.