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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 in the catalog. 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

  • Full-text online: 1990 - 2009 in Access World News
  • Microfilm: April 1859 – November 1905; January 1906 – December 1944; 1947 – 1964 (view catalog record)

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)]