Willits Map of Golden, 1878
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
- Willits, W.C. (Warren C.), 1847-1901 (Compiler, Person)
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: https://vpn.jeffco.us/https/cs.jeffco.us/otcs/llisapi.dll/42767638/Map3FullResCompressed.jpg
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.
- Golden (Colo.) -- Historical geography -- Maps Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jefferson County Public Library (Colo.) (Donor, Organization)
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository
3500 Illinois Street
Golden CO 80401 United States