Pueblo, Colorado: It’s A Slow Process To Convert Archives Dating Back To 1867

Posted by admin on Feb 12, 2013

The official record of Pueblo’s history can’t be found with the click of a button. That says a lot in this day of digital accessibility, but such is the case for the office of Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder, which maintains 1,526 volumes of land records that date back to 1867.

And that’s just land records. That doesn’t touch the minutes of county commissioner meetings and other documents held by the clerk and recorder. “We have Kit Carson’s will,” Gilbert “Bo” Ortiz, the county clerk and recorder, said as he stood waiting for a vault to open at the Pueblo County Courthouse.

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