National Archives at Denver

Services for the Public

At our Denver facility, we have nearly 50,000 cubic feet of original archival records dating from 1847 to the 1990s.

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While you will not find the actual records online, you will find finding aids online, such as microfilm indexes, and information on how to conduct research in the different types of records.

Genealogy Research

We have extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research.

Bankruptcy Case Files

We have bankruptcy and other case files from Federal courts in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

Historical Research

In addition to unique original records, the Denver facility has extensive holdings of National Archives microfilm publications.

These publications reproduce basic documentation for the study of history, economics, public administration, political science, law, ethnology, genealogy, and other subjects. Included are records relating to U.S. diplomacy, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Native American-Government relations, westward expansion, and World War II.

Public Programs

Public programs include workshops on genealogy, research in archives, and teaching history using archival documents; tours of the facility; student internships; exhibits; and lectures. Groups and classes can be accommodated by special arrangement.