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Chaffee County Bibliography

Sidebar by Dick Dixon

Local History – May 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine


Bauer, William H.; Ozment, James L. and Willard, John H. Colorado Postal History — The Post Offices. J.B. Publishing Co. , 1970.

Cañon City Daily Record. Aug. 12, 1897; Aug. 7, 1902.

Chaffee County Assessor’s Office. Parcel Legend Locator Map. Salida: 2001

Chaffee County Commissioners’ Minutes. 1879-1901.

Chaffee County Land Abstracts. Books 1-4. Colorado Engineering and Surveyors.

County Road Map of Park County, Colorado. Denver: 1980.

Frémont County. General Highway Map. Cañon City: no date.

Greenwood Cemetery Burial Record. Cañon City. Kistler, W. H., Stationery Co. , Denver.

Historical Map of Colorado Compiled from U. S. Government Surveys and other authentic Sources. Washington, D.C.: 1881

Local History Center. Joseph W. Milsom photograph and biographical information. Cañon City Public Library.

Mountain Mail, Salida. Selected issues, 1880-1882.

Ophus, John. Post Office Listings for Lake and Chaffee Counties. Unpublished research and reference list. Salida: No date.

Park County. County Road Map. Fairplay: No date.

Pueblo Chieftain. Selected issues, 1889-1898.

Salida Mail. Selected issues, 1890-1898.

Turret Gold Belt. 1899-1902.

U. S. Geological Survey. Chaffee County Colorado 1:50,000 scale Topographic Map, sheet 3. U.S. Government Printing Office. Denver: 1980.

U. S. Geological Survey. Park County Colorado 1:50,000 scale Topographic Map, sheets 3 & 4. U. S. Government Printing Office. Denver: 1975.

U. S. Post Office Department. Chaffee County Post Office Applications. Library of Congress.

Whitehorn News. 1897-1902.


Dick Dixon Collection: Photos on pages 19, 23, and 24.

Local History Collection, Cañon City Public Library: page 20.

John Ophus Collection: page 21.

Dennis Morain Collection: page 22.

Photos taken by Dick Dixon: Pages 26 and 27.

The map on page 16 is derived from Historical Atlas of Colorado, by Thomas J. Noel, Paul F. Mahoney, and Richard E. Stevens (Norman: 1994).

All other maps (Pages 17, 18, 25, and 27) are by Dick Dixon.