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Regional history and genealogy collections at Pikes Peak Library District are held by Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library.

PPLD Special Collections TwitterPPLD Special Collections FacebookSpecial Collections contains extensive resources for research into the history of the Pikes Peak region, including books, maps, manuscripts and archives, photographs, oral histories, films, government documents, periodicals and much more.

Regional History and Genealogy - PPLD's Special Collections

The genealogy collection contains a wealth of family history research materials from throughout the United States. In addition to print materials, access is provided to major genealogical databases, such as Ancestry, HeritageQuest, Fold3, American Ancestors, NewspaperArchive and more. PPLD Special Collections is a FamilySearch affiliate library.

NEW! PPLD’s Digital Collections provides access to some of the primary source research materials available in Special Collections, including photographs, oral histories, films, maps, and other published and unpublished resources.

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