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1952 Courthouse Cornerstone Time Capsule and Contents, 1877-2000 (Bulk 1952)

 Collection
Identifier: Series-120
Scope and Contents The collection contains the actual time capsule box and contents from the 1952 Jefferson County courthouse cornerstone in Golden. Box one contains the small copper box, measuring 8” wide by 12” long by 8” high. Three hand-written notes were taped to the bottom: "Frank Stanbro: The Greatest Deputy County Treasurer to Date. A Democrat. Aug. 2, 1952"; "Ruth K. Beville: The best South Carolina Democrat in Colorado. Position: Clerk for the most competent Treasurer Jefferson County ever had!!!!";...
Dates: 1877-2000; Majority of material found within 1952

Adam C. Shock Papers, 1883-1884, 1898

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 3, Envelope: 2
Identifier: Series-176
Scope and Contents

Election certificates, obituary, and photocopies of his portrait and photo of the family farm at 32nd and McIntyre.

Dates: 1883-1884; 1898

Arvada Hackberry Tree Collection, 1936-1937

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 4
Identifier: Series-231
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents and photographs gathered and assembled from various sources by the Archives regarding the tree on Hackberry Hill that was ultimately cut down due to the straightening of Wadsworth Blvd. north of Arvada in 1937. There are letters written to the Board of County Commissioners by citizens protesting destruction of the tree as well as resolutions and other correspondence by the Peace Pipe Chapter of the DAR; the Colorado State Forestry Association; the Woman's...
Dates: Event: 1936-1937

Bear Creek Toll Road Ledger, 1886-1889

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-207
Scope and Contents

This Bear Creek Wagon Road Company ledger book lists the date, name of traveler, amount charged for toll, and total amount collected per day for passage on the toll road. It is for the period of December 27, 1886 to January 1889 while being operated by Jefferson County. At the back are lists of monthly expenses incurred for 1887.

Dates: 1886-1889

Board of County Commissioners Indexes to Road Actions, 1862-1941

 Series
Identifier: Series-141
Abstract

Indexes to road-related actions heard and/or acted upon by the Board of County Commissioners, with book and page number referencing Commission Minutes or the Road Record book where the action was discussed.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1862-1941

Board of County Commissioners Minutes and Resolutions, 1862-2011

 Series
Identifier: Series-183
Scope and Contents Records of the proceedings of the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners. These minutes and resolutions document all business brought before the governing body of the county. Minutes are recorded by the County Clerk, who serves as the Clerk to the Board, and include summaries of topics discussed during meetings as well as resolutions adopted. They are arranged chronologically in five sub-series:Sub-Series I, Index Books, 1899-1976, contains indexes to bound volumes F...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1862-2011

Board of County Commissioners Newspaper Clipping Files, 1975-1994

 Series — Drawer: 1, Reel: 1-23
Identifier: Series-110
Scope and Contents

Articles clipped from county and Denver metro area newspapers about the county commissioners, events and issues that occurred in Jefferson County, or current issues that effected Jefferson County. Subjects include: gravel pit, Historical Commission, I-470, Rocky Flats, Airport, Transportation, Water, Metro Co-op, Health Care, and any mentions of the commissioners themselves.

Dates: Publication: 1975-1994

Citizen Petitions, 1868-1961 (Bulk 1868-1939)

 Series
Identifier: Series-234
Scope and Contents Small collection of petitions appealing to the Board of County Commissioners with respect to particular causes. Petitions were filed with the Clerk and Recorder and contain the names and addresses (or city of residence) of concerned citizens. Early petitions include establishing or changing voting precincts and declaring certain areas "Anti-Saloon Territory" while later petitions encourage or protest the granting of liquor licenses as well as other important issues. Collection does not...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1868-1961; Majority of material found within 1868-1939

Clear Creek Highway Association Meeting Minutes, 1937

 Item — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 5
Identifier: Series-232
Scope and Contents

Minutes of a meeting of the Clear Creek Highway Association held May 24, 1937. Discussed at the meeting was construction of a new super highway from North Denver to Idaho Springs and Central City, by way of Golden and Clear Creek Canyon. There is also a resolution passed by the North Denver Civic Association in favor of construction of the canyon highway. These documents were originally mailed to Jefferson County's Board of County Commissioners for their information.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1937

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR), 1982-2018

 Series
Identifier: Series-145
Scope and Contents Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) of Jefferson County, Colorado. Reports include all activities for which the Board of County Commissioners is accountable to the citizens of the County, financially or by state statute. All applicable funds, departments and offices are included as part of the "primary government" of the County, as are several legally separate entities having significant operational or financial relationships with the County.The CAFR contains three...
Dates: Publication: 1982-2018

George W. Parfet, Jr. Papers, 1937-1940

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 1, Envelope: 2
Identifier: Series-127
Abstract

Working papers of George W. Parfet, Jr. regarding issues before the Jefferson County Board of County Commisioners.

Dates: 1937-1940

Golden-Littleton Irrigation District Files, 1908-1915

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Series-205
Scope and Contents

Collection contains petition for organization; meeting minutes of the Board of County Commissioners regarding organization; election notices and results; bonds and oaths of directors; petitions for land exclusion; and dissolution papers.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1908-1915

Marjorie E. Clement Papers, 1975-1983

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 2
Identifier: Series-162
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Jefferson County Commissioner Marjorie E. "Bunny" Clement, Commissioner from 1981-1993. Collection contains: Certificate of Membership in the Lakewood Historical Society; Certificate of Election for the Office of Committeewoman of the Republican Party, Precinct 6312; and Oath of Office for County Commissioner.

Dates: 1975-1983

Poor Farm and Pauper Records, 1893-1939

 Collection
Identifier: Series-196
Scope and Contents Records of aid provided to the county's poor by Jefferson County government. Registers of the Poor may include name, address, nationality, where born, when person came to Colorado, age, sex, aid given (groceries, rent, coal, burial, etc.), whether sent to Poor Farm or hospital, how long supported, dollar amount, cause of poverty, and date of discharge. The Pauper Record book is divided into sections: County Farm; Pauper and Mother's Compensation; Blind Benefit; and...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1893-1939

Railroad Aid Bonds, 1868-1873

 Series
Identifier: Series-163
Scope and Contents

Railroad Aid Bonds issued by Jefferson County to raise funds to give financial assistance to railroads. Bonds to aid in construction of the Colorado Central Railroad were issued Jun 1, 1868, due in 1883, with 8% interest. Total issue $100,000. Cancelled bond certificates have 5¢ or 50¢ revenue stamps affixed. Bonds for construction of the Golden City and South Platte Railway and Telegraph Company were issued Mar 18, 1873, due in 1893, with 8% interest. Total issue $50,000.

Dates: Issued: 1868-1873

Road Book, circa 1882-1910

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-239
Scope and Contents This large book of township plats, known as the "Road Book" by planners in the Planning and Zoning department, depicts roads hand-drawn in red with references to Road Book A and Board of County Commissioners' Minute Books, with page numbers and dates where action was taken. May also reference road peitions, measurements, mile markers and vacations. State and territorial roads, wagon roads, road names, towns and geographical features such as creeks, rivers and gulches are also shown. It is...
Dates: circa 1882-circa 1910

Road Record Book 1-A, 1883-1923

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-179
Scope and Contents The Road Record book contains the official recording of road petitions and road viewers' reports for the creation of streets and roads in Jefferson County. Includes an index of petitions and view reports by location (township and range). The first section of the book contains the written text of the road petition, a drawing showing the proposed road's location in section, township and range, the names of petitioners and any actions taken by the Board of County Commissioners. The second...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1883-1923

Robert F. Clement Papers, 1966-1977

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-161
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Jefferson County Commissioner Robert F. Clement, Commissioner from 1973-1981. Collection includes correspondence, certificates of election and oath of office. Also included are documents pertaining to the incorporation election of the proposed "Jefferson City" in 1969. Clement was an election commissioner for the election and also ran for the office of Alderman. This folder includes lists of election commissioners, election judges and precinct workers; vote tallies;...
Dates: 1966-1977

Tax Levies, 1872-1970

 Series
Identifier: Series-189
Scope and Contents Mill levy documentation for the various taxing districts in Jefferson County. The Assessor establishes the value of all property for tax purposes and taxing authorities use the assessed value to determine their mill levies. A mill levy is the number of dollars collectible for each $1,000 of assessed valuation. A mill is 1/10 of one cent, or $1 of revenue for each $1,000 of assessed valuation. State taxes were levied by the State Board of Equalization. County taxes are set by the Board of...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1872-1970

The Equine Impact: The Economic Power of the Horse Community, by Polly Hearn and Peggy Hunnicutt, 1991

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 9
Identifier: Series-224
Abstract From the report: In 1991, the Jefferson County Horsemen's Association determined that there was a need for its members to have access to information which, even if less than encompassing, would provide some guidelines to businesses and regional planners when addressing issues tied to equestrian interests. Consequently, the information contained in this survey serves a two-fold purpose. First, because equestrian interests vary so widely, it attempts to define the activities horse owners have...
Dates: Publication: 1991

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