Historical Resources

Aspen Historical Society operates the largest public archive in the region. This includes a photographic collection featuring nearly 40,000 images, 10,500 archival records, 1,100 books in our specialty library, and over 7,500 artifacts.

The public can access more than 20,000 of these items online at archiveaspen.org, with keyword-search functionalities and historical images available for purchase.

For access to our complete collection or for research assistance, book an appointment with the Archives Department at 970.925.3721 x 103 or email [email protected].

Additional Resources:

Aspen Hall of Fame

Aspen Modern Architecture

Aspen Victorian Architecture

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Land Records

City of Aspen – Historic Preservation Commission

Four Rivers Historical Alliance

Legends of Aspen

Pitkin County Maps/GIS