Shown below are sample pages from the societies newsletter,
the "Colorado Postal Historian" which includes an installment
of the "Colorado Postal Encyclopedia.
The "Encyclopedia", which is a part of
our newsletter, is organized by county and includes a brief description
of the town site, a list of postmasters, and tracings of all of
the recorded postal markings.
Over 4500 pages have been written to date. Published counties
include: Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Boulder,
Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley,
Custer, Dolores, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield,
Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa,
Kit Carson, Lake, La Plata, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat,
Montrose, Morgan, Motezuma, Otero, Phillips, Rio Blanco, Rio
Grande, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Sedgewick, Summit, and
In addition, express company markings used in Colorado has been
published as a part of the "Encyclopedia" and Denver
County was published in an issues prior to the start of the
"Encyclopedia" in 1998.
Click here for more information on the "Encyclopedia"
A complete sample copy of the "Colorado Postal Historian"
is available for $1.50 postage and handling. Send your request,
along with $1.50 to: Colorado Postal History Society, 354 So Nile
St, Aurora, CO 80012.