Contact Us

Location and Hours

In-Person:

The Colorado State Archives Research Room is located on the first floor of the Centennial building, one block south of the State Capitol building in Denver. Please call ahead to make arrangements to access a record, as it may not be immediately available at your disposal. Also note that there is a pull limit of 10 record items or boxes daily, so please plan accordingly. Click here for directions.

1313 Sherman Street, Room 120, Denver, CO 80203-2274

By Mail:

To request a record by mail, please complete, print, and mail our Ask an Archivist request form. Requests must also include payment. Please allow 2 weeks to process your request. Missing or incomplete information will delay processing of your request.

Please direct all correspondence to:

Colorado State Archives
1313 Sherman Street, Room 120
Denver, CO 80203-2274

By Phone:

Reference Desk Phone: 303-866-2358 

Call toll-free in Colorado only at 1-800-305-3442

By Fax:

To request a record by fax, please complete, print, and fax our Ask an Archivist request form. You will be contacted for payment information. Please allow 2 weeks to process your request. Missing or incomplete information will delay processing of your request.

Fax: 303-866-2229


Hours:

The Colorado State Archives is open to the public during the following hours. 

  Monday: 10 am – 4:00pm
  
Tuesday: 10 am – 4:00pm
  
Wednesday: 10 am – 4:00pm
  
Thursday: 10 am – 4:00pm
  
Friday: 10 am – 4:00pm

*We do not pull any records after 3:30 pm.

Off-Site Storage:

We have two remote storage facilities where we retrieve records during different times of the week/month. Arapahoe County Domestic Relations case files (1996 – 2008) are kept at one of these facilities. Please call ahead to make arrangements to access a record, as it may not be immediately available at your disposal.

If a document is needed in less than 72 hours, a $50.00 rush fee may apply