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Newspapers: Colorado Newspapers

Historic Colorado Newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Search over 90 historic Colorado newspapers from 49 cities and 36 counties throughout the state, published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. The database includes digital versions of newspapers found on microfilm at the Colorado Historical Society’s Stephen H. Hart Library that were published between 1859 and 1928. New material is usually added once a month. Some issues of the Colorado Springs Gazette are included.



Colorado newspapers at Tutt Library

All newspapers in the Colorado College library are cataloged in the Tiger. Some are located in Creekside. For more information, see this page.



Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Coverage: 1800s Provides access to approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.

Newspaper databases

Specific Colorado newspapers

Colorado Springs Gazette:


Denver Post:


Rocky Mountain News:


Colorado Springs Independent


Colorado Springs Sun Paper:

  • Paper: from Feb. 1947 – Feb. 26, 1986 (Incomplete) [separate records for the Free Press (Feb. 1947 – Apr. 1967), Colorado Springs Sun (Oct. 21, 1977 – Feb. 26, 1986)]
  • Microfilm: from Jan. 1, 1967 – Feb. 28, 1986 [separate records for the Free Press (Jan. 1, 1967 – April 14, 1970), Colorado Springs Sun (Apr. 15, 1970 – Feb. 28, 1986)]

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