Regional History and Genealogy

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Special Collections is currently open for reduced hours, as Pikes Peak Library District works to make our services available to patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact our team so we can assist you remotely, help you make a reservation to do research on-site, and more. Here are some helpful tips for using our services. Please review information on PPLD’s approach to reopening to understand what you can expect when you return to the library before visiting.

Regional History and Genealogy - PPLD's Special Collections
Regional history and genealogy collections at Pikes Peak Library District are held by Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library. The Regional History collection includes books, maps, manuscripts and archives, photographs, oral histories, films and videos, government documents, pamphlets, periodicals, and other materials related to the history of the Pikes Peak region. The Genealogy collection contains extensive family history research materials, covering the entire United States from Colonial times to the present, including books, periodicals, and access to major genealogical databases.


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Many of the resources can be used for both genealogy research or research on the region.

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Regional History and Genealogy Programs and Classes