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The archive collection at the Colorado Chautauqua contains thousands of historic records dating back to the inception of the chautauqua in 1898.  The archives content ranges from photographs and marketing materials to extensive information on buildings and grounds and organization operations.

Part of the collection has been digitized with a sampling of historical photographs and printed materials now available for viewing at the links below.

If you have any questions about the items included in the archives above, please complete the form at the bottom of this page, and a member of our staff will get in touch with you.

If you have items related to the Colorado Chautauqua that you would like to be considered for donation to the Colorado Chautauqua Association’s archives, please contact Sue Perkins at

The Carnegie Library of Local History also has a Colorado Chautauqua collection. View the Carnegie’s archive here.

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