Shared History – A Collection telling the story of the Roaring Fork Valley. Click on the links below to explore.

It is Aspen Historical Society’s goal to continually update and provide increased electronic access to the collection. While AHS currently has more than 40,000 records available on-line to research, the collection consists of 15,000 archival records, 1166 specialty library books, over 8,000 3-D artifacts, and 57,700 photographic images. Please enjoy browsing through the selected records and check back as new collections are added.

Contact the Archives if you need help or do not find what you are looking for, or you can book in-house appointments for one-hour increments M-F between 10:00-4:00 by contacting us at 970.925.3721 x103 or emailing archives@aspenhistory.org.

Want To Donate To The Collection? AHS maintains collections for preservation, exhibition, education, and research within the stated scope. For more information about donating to the collection, please look at the Donor Information Sheet. Contact the Curator to determine if your items meet collection criteria at 970.925.3721 x110 or email curator@aspenhistory.org.

Thank You: Digitization made possible with support in part from the Pitkin County Library, The Aspen Times, the Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board, through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), National Archives Records Administration, the Thrift Shop of Aspen, the Fred & Elli Iselin Foundation, as well as many other generous contributors.

Content Statement: Aspen Historical Society enriches the community by preserving and making history available to all. During exploration, you may find content that both informs and challenges your beliefs about history and what is acceptable today. We preserve items that reflect evolving viewpoints or images; we provide access to materials without endorsing the attitudes, expressions, or behaviors found within them. 

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