top of page
blue collar freight wagon miners_edited.

PHotograph Archive

Our archive contains more than photographs. These images depict the people of Ouray, their lives, times, and surroundings. Many of the most interesting images capture the insides of our historic buildings and the businesses that have operated within them over the years.

Even a quick look through these fascinating images provides a glimpse into the past and a connection with our history that's hard to beat. We are grateful for the many photographic donations we have received over the years, it is our privilege to catalog, preserve, and study these items for current and future generations.

How to Access The Archives

The Research Center can be visited by appointment only. Call 970-325-4576 to schedule an appointment. All those interested in conducting research in our archives or museum must read and adhere to our Research Policy Statement click below to access the policy.

Research Services

We are pleased to offer research services. Our experts take on research projects for a fee, these fees help us maintain the archives and museum, and are an important source of revenue for the Society. Your can request research services and get information about fees by access the information and form linked below.

bottom of page