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Willits Map of Golden, 1878

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-148

Scope and Contents

Map of Golden compiled from official records by W.C. Willits in 1878. "Original Town" and additions are shown. Churches, schools, businesses and some residences are indicated on face of map as well as street names, blocks and lots, railroads and ditches. Ownership of some land bordering town also shown. Advertisements of local business and professional people are shown on sides and top of map.


  • Publication: 1878


Conditions Governing Access

Archives collection material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available for use by appointment in the reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

No microfiche reader available.


0.44 Cubic Feet (1 Rolled Map, 1 Microfiche, 1 Object, 1 Digital Object)

17 Megabytes (Digital photograph of mounted version of map, .jpg file)

Language of Materials


Digitized version of original map available at the Denver Public Library

Existence and Location of Copies

Mounted map photographed. Digital photograph stored in Content Server at:

Materials Specific Details

Scale [1:3000] 1 in. to 250 ft.

Original map is mounted on 3/8" thick plywood under Plexiglas that cannot be removed. It measures 33" by 41"

Reproduction map (16" x 20") redrawn by Dan Abbott 4/1/1987 from original.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository

3500 Illinois Street
Suite 2350
Golden CO 80401 United States