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Colorado Safety Council Accident Reports, 1938-1939

 Item — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-233
Scope and Contents Reports of automobile accident statistics prepared by George E. Saunders, Colorado Secretary of State and Chairman of the Colorado Safety Council, filed with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder's office. Reports list number of fatal accidents with number killed; number of injury accidents with number of persons injured; number of property damage only accidents; and total number of accidents. One report of January 1938 is for Jefferson County only. There are monthly reports for the entire...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1938-1939

Columbine High School Shootings Investigation Records, April 20, 1999

 Collection
Identifier: Series-121
Abstract

Police reports, interviews and witness statements of victims, students, teachers and others, and set of 23 CD/DVDs containing digitized copies of all investigative files, documents, recordings, images and drawings released to the public in connection with the investigation of the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999.

Dates: Event: April 20, 1999

Columbine High School Shootings Memorial and Memento Recovery Photographs, 1999

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: Series-131
Scope and Contents Photographs documenting the effort to preserve the flowers, stuffed animals and other materials sent or taken to the memorial site in Clement Park, Littleton, Colorado, dedicated to the victims of the Columbine High School Shootings that took place on April 20, 1999. The color photo prints of the Clement Park Memorial were taken April 29, 1999 by a member of the Jefferson County Historical Commission. The black and white prints and negatives of the Clement Park memorial Site, recovery...
Dates: 1999

Community Plan Books and Miscellaneous Publications, 1960-2007

 Collection
Identifier: Series-138
Abstract

Publications produced by Jefferson County's Planning and Zoning department containing policy recommendations developed to serve as guides for land use and service decisions.

Dates: Publication: 1960-2007

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

Cooperative Extension Services Annual Reports, 1920, 1934-1937

 Series
Identifier: Series-132
Scope and Contents Annual reports of Jefferson County's first Extension Agent K.A. McCaskill and later Louis G. Davis, and Home Demonstration Agent Jeanne Warner, regarding Cooperative Extension work in agriculture and home economics in Jefferson County, Colorado. Agent Davis' reports detail all activities and projects undertaken in the following areas: Rural Organization; Crops; Soils; Weed Control and Eradication; Horticulture; Pests: Forestry; Poultry; Dairying; Animal Husbandry; Veterinary Medicine;...
Dates: Publication: 1920; Publication: 1934-1937

County Court Correspondence and Court Papers, 1863-1924

 Collection
Identifier: Series-114
Scope and Contents Collection contains a variety of court papers: court filings; jury venires; orders for subpoenas and summons; bonds; affidavits; correspondence; agreements; fee bills; financial reports of the Clerk of Court and County Judges to the Board of County Commissioners; certificates of physicians to practice medicine in Jefferson County; and miscellaneous documents relating to right of way for irrigation ditch companies Ralston and Platte River Ditch Co., Ira D. Clark and Co., Last Chance Ditch Co....
Dates: Record Keeping: 1863-1924

County Surveyor Field Survey Notes, 1875-1877, 1915

 Series
Identifier: Series-122
Scope and Contents This collection contains the original field survey book of Jefferson County, Colorado Surveyor Edward L. Berthoud, dated 1875-1877. The book of handwritten and hand-drawn field surveys is labeled "Private, Surveys of Roads, Mining Claims and Land, 1875-1877" and contains surveys of county roads, mineral/mining claims, railroad rights-of-way and boundaries. Collection includes a photocopy and transcription of the original book. The field notes of Jefferson County Surveyor Irving...
Dates: 1875-1877; 1915

Crown Hill Cemetery Association Plat Book, 1908-1971

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-220
Scope and Contents Large, post-bound volume containing copies of recorded plats for the various sections and blocks of Crown Hill Cemetery located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Includes the original 1908 plat listing Verner Davis as landscape artist and J.C. McAdams as engineer. The Crown Hill Cemetery Association was formed in 1907 by George W. Olinger and five other Denver entrepreneurs. Their plan was to convert the land just west of Wadsworth Ave. into one of the finest cemeteries in the Denver area. They...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1908-1971

Dennis L. Potter Manuscript: The Political Demagogues of Jefferson County, undated

 Item — Small Collection Box: 4, Envelope: 2
Identifier: Series-209
Abstract From the introduction: While evidence suggests that a large percentage of Pikes Peakers in 1859 were not interested in self government, others felt otherwise. The historiography of the Jefferson Territorial government, 1859-1862, is characterized by the commitment of a few politicians, such as Robert Williamson Steele, Seymour Waggoner and William Larimer. These men were representative of the minority of Pikes Peak imigrants who sought independence from Kansas in order to encourage local...
Dates: undated

Denver Water Board Base Maps, 1962-1967

 Series — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-137
Scope and Contents

Denver Municpal Water Works plat maps showing locations of water mains, open and closed valves, fire hydrants, rights-of-way, and boundaries in unincorporated Jefferson County parcels.

Dates: 1962-1967

DICTA, 1951, 1953

 Item — Small Collection Box: 1, Envelope: 5
Identifier: Series-154
Scope and Contents

DICTA, the monthly journal of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the University of Denver, College of Law, containing articles on foreclosure matters and used for reference by the Office of the Public Trustee.

Dates: Publication: 1951; Publication: 1953

District Court Docket Books, 1861-1935

 Series
Identifier: Series-155
Scope and Contents

A docket is the official summary of proceedings in a court of law. These docket books list cases heard in the 1st Judicial District Court in Jefferson County, Colorado. They contain a brief summary of the court proceedings in criminal and civil cases with entries listing case number, date, names of parties, names of attorneys, cause of action and order of the court.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1861-1935

Ditch Companies Photograph Album, 1908-1909

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Series-248
Abstract

Ditch Companies Photograph Album contains black and white photographs of ditches, laterals, flumes, etc. and their descriptions for water sources throughout Jefferson County, Colorado.

Dates: 1908-1909

Ditches and Reservoirs in Jefferson County, 1873-1971

 Collection
Identifier: Series-177
Abstract

Plats, maps and statements of claim to water rights for ditches, reservoirs and water supply sources recorded in Jefferson County.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1873-1971

Doris B. Osterwald Papers, 1978-1979

 Collection — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 3
Identifier: Series-230
Content Description Collection contains draft articles and research material prepared for Jefferson County, Colorado's Outdoor Education Lab, by Doris B. Osterwald, Specialist in Residence, Jefferson County Outdoor Education Lab. The first draft is titled "Teacher's Guide for the Short Geology Trail, Jefferson County Outdoor Education School," written in 1979 to explain geologic features found along the school's short geology trail. The second draft, "Front Range and Windy Peak Geology," was intended as...
Dates: 1978-1979

Estray Records, 1865-1991

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Series-194
Scope and Contents Estrays are valuable, tame animals (cattle or horses) found running at large or outside the limits of their usual range or pasture. Estray notices are filed when an animal is either lost or found wandering and presumed escaped from its owner. The animal is examined for a brand and its owner notified. If no owner is found in the brand records, the notice is posted, allowing the owner time to reclaim the animal. If not claimed, the animal is sold. This collection contains notices of animals...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1865-1991

Facilities Construction Project Drawings, 1950-1987

 Series — Roll: 1-10
Identifier: Series-109
Scope and Contents

Architectural drawings for construction and remodeling projects in Jefferson County's second courthouse and the Treasurer and Assessor buildings on Arapahoe Street in Golden, Colorado.

Dates: 1950-1987

Festival of the West, Inc. Records, 1975-2004

 Collection
Identifier: Series-186
Abstract Records documenting the annual Festival of the West celebration. The Festival of the West began as a project of the Jefferson County Historical Commission for the Centennial-Bicentennial celebration of July 3-4, 1976. It was ranked among the top 20 national bicentennial events. The event was so popular that the Board of County Commissioners asked the Historical Commission to continue it and it grew into one of the biggest 4th of July festivals in the Denver metropolitan area. Held at the...
Dates: 1975-2004

Franchise and Right-of-Way Records, 1888-1912

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: Series-246
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Board of County Commissioners' resolutions granting franchises and rights-of-way to petitioners wanting to construct, operate and maintain single or double track passenger railways in Jefferson County during the 1880s and 1890s. Franchises were granted to cross county roads. In some cases bonds and/or petitions signed by property owners and residents along the proposed lines accompany the resolutions.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1888-1912

Fremont School Records, 1893-1938

 Series — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 8
Identifier: Series-250
Content Description

Collection contains the first graduation program from the Jessie Benton Fremont School in Arvada, dated June 2, 1893; five class photos dated circa 1920 to 1938; and the Fremont Literary Society minute book, dated 1899 to 1907. (The literary society minute book is missing several pages.)

Dates: Event: 1893; Record Keeping: 1899-1907; circa 1920-1938

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 City and Arapahoe Ditch Company Minutes (1876-1879); Mary J. Hyatt Account Book (1890-1893)

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-206
Scope and Contents Small book containing meeting minutes of the Golden City and Arapahoe Ditch Company (later the Farmers' High Line Canal) from April 10, 1876 to September 15, 1879, recorded by Secretary A.L. Hyatt. Meetings were held at the brick school house at Ralston Creek. Book also contains the by-laws of the company and some accounting notes. In addition, the book seems to have served as an account book of Mary J. Hyatt, who owned a considerable amount of property, with lists of properties for sale;...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1876-1879; 1890-1893

Golden Landmarks Association Map Collection, 1874-1976

 Collection
Identifier: Series-240
Scope and Contents

Collection of miscellaneous historical maps including county planning maps, highway and transportation maps showing traffic-congested areas in Denver, range maps, township maps, zoning maps, U.S.G.S. maps and others. There are photocopies of many in addition to the original. See collection organization list for individual map titles.

Dates: 1874-1976

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

Grantor/Grantee Name Index to Recorded Documents, 1860-1900

 Series
Identifier: Series-185
Abstract

Index by name of grantors and grantees for recorded real estate documents.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1860-1900

Historical Commission 2016 Hall of Fame Event Photographs

 Series — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 7
Identifier: Series-198
Scope and Contents

Photographs taken at Jefferson County Historical Commission's 2016 Hall of Fame Event. The Hall of Fame was held at Mt. Vernon Country Club October 20, 2016. Photographs by JCHC Member Leda Thaler.

Dates: 2016 October 20

Incorporation Records, 1862-1969

 Series
Identifier: Series-168
Abstract

Articles of incorporation, paid full stock notifications, business updates, annual financial reports, and other legal filings for companies seeking to incorporate and conduct business within Jefferson County. Also includes some municipal incorporations.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1862-1969

Initiating a Granger, 1877

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 3
Identifier: Series-213-A
Scope and Contents Victorian-era drawing room play, also called an exhibition and parlor drama. Drawing room plays were developed during the Victorian period in the U.K. and were designed for entertaining guests in the drawing room of one's home. They include instructions for simple costumes and props as well as stage directions. Initiating a Granger, a farce, takes place in a student's room in an agricultural college where two freshmen are to be initiated into a grange organized by the...
Dates: Publication: 1877

IT Services Scrapbooks and Memorabilia, 1967-1995

 Collection
Identifier: Series-160
Scope and Contents Two scrapbook albums containing copies of news clippings, Board of County Commissioners' minutes, correspondence and various types of reports documenting the history of the Jefferson County Data Processing Department (created in 1968) and its first computer system (purchased in 1969). Folders 1-10 are all from one album, folder 11 contains copies of the second album's pages. Full run (4 issues) of "MIS...cellaneous," a newsletter produced by the Management Information Systems Department in...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1967-1995

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