Colorado State Archives exists to ensure the preservation of the State’s permanent legal records and information and to promote their use by the citizens of Colorado. They are the legal repository for selected historical and contemporary records and information generated by state and local governments in Colorado.
Colorado State Archives mission is safeguarding the administrative and documentary history of Colorado by managing, collecting, preserving, and providing access to state and local government records.
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Our 2023 NBA champions! In keeping with the basketball theme, this image from our collection shows a game from the early 1950s at Western State College (now Western Colorado University).
A black and white photo of a basketball game in a college gymnasium. Image courtesy of the Colorado State Archives.