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Resources for Researching Grand County, Colorado History

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The following materials are recommended to research Grand County history.
Several are available for sale at the museum in Hot Sulphur Springs or at Cozens Ranch. Some are out of print, but available at a Grand County library or from the private collections of GCC members.

Bird, Isabella L. A Lady's Life In The Rocky Mountains. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

Black, Robert C. III. Island In The Rockies. Granby: Grand County Pioneer Society, 1969.

Black, Robert C. Railroad Pathfinder: The Life and Times of Edward L. Berthoud. Evergreen: Cordillera Press, Inc., 1988.

Bollinger, Edward T. Rails That Climb. Boulder: Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation, 1979

Cairns, Mary Lyons. Grand Lake In The Olden Days. Grand Lake: Grand Lake Area Historical Society, 1971.

Cornell, Virginia. Doc Susie. Carpinteria, California: Manifest Publications, 1991.

Cozens, Mary E. Fraser Haps and Mishaps. Denver: Regis College Press, 1990.