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This page contains links to other online sources that may be useful in your genealogical research.

  GenWeb Project


  • Montrose Library Search holdings 
  • Denver Public Library  - Obituaries, and other info back to 1939  
  • As of September 23 1997, the Allen County Public Library , Indiana, has acquired their 500,000th genealogy item. They have the largest genealogy collection in a public library in the nation and now are number two in the nation for genealogy resources; second only to SLC.
  • Library of Congress - Research Tools, and click on "Library Catalogs" / Library Services, "Reading Rooms" / Local History and Genealogy, Searchable databases / Copyright page: "Copyright Basics"; "Copyright Office FAQ"; "Form Letters" "FAIR USE FL 102." And more.... Good place to bookmark.
  • Bibliofind - Find the book you are looking for
  • Higginson Book Company - Publishers, Printers, Booksellers that Specialize in Genealogy and History
  • Barnes and Noble OnLine books
  • Maps at Montrose
  • Town/County lookup   Look up that city or town.
  • Bureau of Land Management   Search for a land patent here
  • Panoramic Maps Panoramic maps, usually postcards, on file with the Library of Congress
  • Colorado Places by County   (Not a map, but great for looking up places that aren't here anymore)
  • State of Colorado Maps List
  • USGS Mapping Query Form
  • 1895 Atlas Project brought to you by the "List Lady" Pam Rietsch
    For those of you who have not seen the atlas project, the reason it can be
    so helpful is that if you have a document that lists a town that you cannot
    find in a current atlas of today, help can be usually found here.
  • Beers Maps For Sale - Historical Maps: Maine Maps, etc. / Massachusetts Maps, etc. / New Hampshire Maps, etc. / Vermont Maps, etc. / Rhode Island Maps, etc. / Connecticut Maps, etc. / New York Maps, etc. Also links to other historical map sites.
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Western Slope counties of Colorado: Mesa, Montrose, and Dolores This mailing list is a combination of four counties on the Western Slope of Colorado, even though only one is named: MESA, DOLORES, MONTROSE and SAN MIGUEL. If you wish to subscribe, turn off your signature, click on this link, and type "subscribe", without the quotes. This will give you the regular list mode. If you wish to use the Digest mode, change the "L" to a "D".

WESTERNROOTS-L Discussions of genealogical and historical research in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. Mailing address for postings is You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the following to
  Colorado State Coordinator
  Assistant State Coordinator 
  Montrose County Coordinator


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