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Colorado Jewish Genealogy Research

Colorado has a wealth of genealogy resources to assist you in your research.
Denver Public Library
The Western History and Genealogy Department, on the fifth floor of the Central Denver Public Library in downtown Denver, is a regional treasure trove for the family history researcher. The collection includes some 300,000 volumes, of which about 70,000 focus on genealogy, emphasizing U.S. resources. Practically every book published by Avotaynu is available for onsite consultation. In addition, the department houses countless microfilms and fiche, with up-to-date equipment for capturing images from old newspapers, directories, and much more. Their historical holdings on the history of Denver and the West are unparalleled. The Library subscribes to, which is free to use within any DPL facility. Cardholders also have remote access to MyHeritage through the library. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate about helping patrons.  Western History and Genealogy department's phone number is 720-865-1821.
Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies
The Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies is an umbrella organization for Colorado's many genealogical and historical societies.  Their website includes a listing of Member Societies and a Calendar of Events.
University of Denver
The University of Denver is home to several programs and repositories of interest to Jewish historians and genealogists.  They include:
They may be contacted at 303-871-3020 or

Denver Area Family History Centers (Mormon Libraries)
  • Arvada: 7080 Independence 303-421-0920
  • Aurora: 950 Laredo 303-367-0570
  • Boulder: 701 W South Boulder Road 303-665-4685
  • Brighton: 1454 Myrtle 303-659-8489
  • Columbine: 6705 S Webster 303-973-3727
  • Denver: 2710 S Monaco (at Yale) 303-756-0220
  • Golden: 610 Coors St 303-233-6304
  • Lakewood: 6465 W Jewell 303-935-3003
  • Littleton: 1939 E Easter Ave (just West of Southglenn Mall) 303-798-646
  • Louisville: 701 S Boulder Rd 303-665-4685
  • Northglenn: 100 E Malley Drive 303-451-7177
  • Parker: 7160 Bayou Gulch Rd 720-851-0916