Gunnison Co Logo

GUNNISON COUNTY, COLORADO

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The books below are a suggested reading list to learn more about the people and history of Gunnison County, Colorado. You can obtain most of these books through interlibrary loan.
pine cone Crystal River Saga; Lore of the Colorado Rockies, Celebrating Rush to the Rockies Centennial, 1859-1959. In association with Will L. Francis. Author Francis, Theresa V. Call Number 978.84 F847cr C978.84 G956fr Publisher Carbondale, Colo. [1959] Description 48 p., illus. 20 cm.
pine cone Epitaph for an Editor : a Century of Journalism in Hinsdale and Gunnison Counties, 1875-1975, by Betty Wallace. Call Number C071.8839 W155ep Publisher Gunnison, Colo. : B & B Printers, c1987. Description 286 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
pine cone The Fabulous Valley: Some Facts and Conjectures about the Crystal River Valley in Colorado, by Alvin Foote. Call Number 978.841 F739fab Publisher New York, A. & T. Co., c1950. Description 39 p. illus., map.
pine cone Ghosts of Pitkin County : a Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Pitkin and Northern Gunnison Counties, Colorado, by John K. Aldrich. Call Number 917.884104 A356gh 1992 Publisher Lakewood, Colo. : Centennial Graphics, c1992. Description 60 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 map (41 x 46 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.
pine cone Gunnison, a Short, Illustrated History. Author Wallace, Elizabeth Virginia Steele, 1913- Call Number 978.841 W155g C978.84 G956wag G978.841 G957wa Publisher Denver, Sage Books [c1964] Description 88 p. illus., maps, ports. 21 cm.
pine cone The Gunnison Country, by Duane Vandenbusche, Call Number C978.841 V281gu Publisher Gunnison, Colo. : B & B Printers, 1980. Description 472 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 29 cm. Includes index. Mr. Vandenbusche is a history professor at Western State College. This is an excellent book.
pine cone The Gunnison Country, 1879-1886, by H.C. Cornwall. Call Number C978.841031 C816gu Publisher [s.l. : s.n.] 1928. Description 79 leaves ; 28 cm. Notes Typed copy of original manuscript college archives, Western State College, Gunnison, Colo.
pine cone Gunnison County, Colorado; the Majestic Empire of the Western Slope, by A.P. Nelson Call Number C978.84 G956ne
pine cone The Hidden Place : Redstone, by Norma Kenney ; Winifred Kitts and Ken Johnson, editors. Call Number C978.843 K395hi Publisher [Redstone, Colo.?]: Redstone Press, 1992. Description 94 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 221 cm. Notes "July 1992."
pine cone Historical Sketches of Early Gunnison. Corporate Author Colorado State Normal School. Class of 1916. (Western State College) Call Number C978.84 G956co Publisher [Gunnison, Colo.] 1916. Description 59 p. : illus. ports. 26 cm. Series Title Bulletin of Colorado State Normal School ; v. 5, no. 3 ; June 1, 1916
pine cone History with the Hide Off, by Betty Wallace. Author Wallace, Elizabeth Virginia (Steele), 1913- Call Number 978.841 W155hi C978.84 G956wah Publisher Denver, Sage Books [c1965] Description 276 p. illus., facsims., maps, ports. 23 cm.
pine cone The Lion of Redstone, by Sylvia Ruland, Call Number ISBN 0-933472-55-2, Johnson Publishing Company, Boulder CO 1981, a biography of John Cleveland Osgood
pine cone Marble, A Town Built on Dreams, Volume I, by Oscar McCollum Jr., 978.841
pine cone Marble, A Town Built on Dreams, Volume II, by Oscar McCollum Jr., 978.841
pine cone Marble, Colorado: City of Stone, by Duane Vandenbusche and Rex Myers. Call Number 978.84103 V281ma C978.84 G956va Publisher Denver, Golden Bell Press [c1970] Description vii, 221p. illus., map (on lining papers) 23cm.
pine cone Reflections on a Western Town : an Oral History of Crested Butte, Colorado, by Kelsey D. Wirth. 1969- Call Number 978.841 W746re Publisher Crested Butte, Colo. : Oh-Be-Joyful Press, c1996. Description xiv, 222 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
pine cone The Story of Redstone, Colorado, by prepared by Pat R. Zollinger and Charles E. Osgood. Author Zollinger, Pat R. Call Number C978.843 Z753st Publisher Denver, Colo.: Viking Enterprises, c1964. Description 8 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. Notes Title from cover.
pine cone What's in a Name? In the Gunnison Country, by Charles A. Page. 1926- Call Number 929.4 P141wh C929.488 P141wh Publisher Gunnison, Colo., Page Books [1974] Description 76 p. illus. 22 cm.
pine cone When Coal Was King : a History of Crested Butte, Colorado, 1880-1952, by Duane A. Smith. Call Number 978.841 S645wh C978.841 S645wh Publisher Golden, Colo. : Colorado School of Mines Press, c1984. Description xiii, 144 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. -- Series Title Heritage resource study series ; v. 7 Notes Includes index.
pine cone Your Passport to Gunnison Country, a Potpourri of Past and Present, by Charles A. Page

mailbox

For questions regarding this site, please e-mail me at

Because of the vast quantities of SPAM that I receive,
you will need to type the email address into your browser.
Please mention Gunnison County in the subject line.

Please understand that I do NOT live in Colorado, and do NOT have 
any additional research materials.  If I have it, it is posted here.  
Please check the LINKS page.

Return to Home Page

Return to [COGenWeb Project] [USGenWeb Project Archives] [USGenWeb Project]

Copyright 1998 - 2009 by Gunnison County Coordinator 
for the benefit of the CO GenWeb Project, all rights reserved.
Should you feel like helping out in COGenWeb please contact the
State Coordinator  Gail Kilgore 

Assistant Coordinator Colleen Pustola