About Corrections Records
The Colorado State Archives is a primary repository for Colorado State Penitentiary and Reformatory records.
Researchers can find biographical information about particular inmates, as well as information about their crime, sentence and parole or pardon. Mug shots for most inmates are held by the Archives as well.
How to Find Information
Administrative Records for the Colorado Department of Corrections:
State Board of Charities and Corrections
- Correspondence 1881-1897,1916-1924
- Biennial Reports 1891-1924
- Quarterly Bulletins 1912-1914
Colorado Prison Association
- Annual/Biennial Reports 1907-1916
Publications, Reports, Studies etc.