Lafayette History & Photos

Lafayette City Hall

Lafayette Historic Newspapers 

Online - Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

A service of the Colorado State Library, the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes more than 1,200,000 digitized pages, representing more than 250 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado primarily from 1859 to 1923.

At the Library

  • Microfilm, 1901 – 2013
  • Bound newspapers, 1957 – 1963, 1966 -1970, 1976 – 2008

Historical Photos

Purchase images on CD


  • 1st image @ 600 dpi: $15
  • Each additional image: $10
  • One-time charge for CD: $4
  • Emailed images: no additional charge
  1. Cailín Cullen

    Adult Services Librarian
    Phone: 303-661-1178

More Local History Resources

  1. Lafayette Miners Museum
    Lafayette Miners Museum
    Step into the past - visit this fascinating museum at
    108 Simpson St. in Lafayette, Colorado.

  1. Boulder County Latino History
    Screenshot of Boulder County Latino History Project website
    The Boulder County Latino History Project
    explores the history and involvement of Latinos
    in Boulder County, Colorado.
    Visit the website, hear the stories