Elected & Appointed Officials’ Records
- margaret taylor Chapman Papers
- donald couch political Decanter Collection
- Golden City Government
- Public Trustee reference Publications
- Notary Records
- Oath of office, trustees, town of edgewater
- official Bonds & Oaths of Office
- Unprocessed Records
Margaret Taylor Chapman Papers, 1999-2011
Unprocessed collection, but available for use; written description unavailable at this time. Contact Archivist for details.
Collection contains materials related to 2007 appointment as Public Trustee, including photos, appointment letter, certificate and code of ethics.
Donald Couch Political Decanter Collection, 1956-1988
Series 156 (34 Decanters)
Commemorative liquor decanters (mostly Jim Beam whiskey) in the shapes of elephants and donkeys representing the symbols of the American Republican and Democratic political parties. Collected by former Jefferson County Treasurer Donald E. Couch (1970 to 1989) and donated to the County by his wife after his death.
View the Finding Aid (PDF) for complete inventory and photographs.
Directory of City Government, Golden, Colorado, 1913
Series 229 (1 Envelope)
Small booklet entitled "Directory of City Government for Golden, Colorado, for 1913-1914" along with one piece of correspondence certifying it as a correct list of the city officers elected at the election held in the city April 1913. Booklet contains a list of City Government officials, Board of Aldermen and Standing Committees.
Public Trustee Reference Publications, 1951
Series 154 (2 Issues)
DICTA, the monthly journal of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the University of Denver College of Law, containing articles on foreclosure matters and used for reference by the Office of Public Trustee.
Notary Records, 1881-1961
Series 113 (1 Box)
Notaries Public were appointed in each county by the Governor (and later by the Secretary of State) for a term of four years. Their notarial commission was recorded in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder.
Notaries witnessed the signing of important documents and administered oaths. Official acts were recorded in the Notary's Record Book, which listed the details of each notarization performed. Entries include date, names of person granting and to whom granted, nature of instrument, fees collected, and description of property.
Collection contains record books and/or commission certificates of
- Edward L. Berthoud
- William W. Foudey of Buffalo Creek
- John W. Green, Jr.
- Frank B. Hurnian
- Alexander Jameson of Golden
- John W. Shepardson
Notarial record of E.L. Berthoud was transcribed, indexed, and published by the Foothills Genealogical Society, copy available in Reading Room.
Oath of Office, Trustees for the Town of Edgewater, 1938
Series 228 (1 Envelope)
Oaths of office for trustees of the town of Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, all sworn April 11, 1938 and filed with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder. Trustees named: Perry Calkins, Chris Danklefsen, Harry Gelvin, Jacob Harwardt, Albert Pittman and Avery Snethen.
Official Bonds and Oaths of Office, 1861-1969
Series 227 (6 Boxes)
This collection contains official bonds and oaths of office for Jefferson County’s elected and appointed officials filed for the record with the Clerk and Recorder. Collection also includes official notices of appointment; letters of application, citizen petitions and letters of recommendations to the BCC regarding appointed positions; and resignation letters and notices of revocation of appointment.
View Finding Aid (PDF) for complete list of contents.
Unprocessed Elected & Appointed Officials' Records, 1861-2017
Unprocessed archival collections have not been nicely re-foldered, re-boxed, or labeled, may not be arranged in any discernible order, and do not have finding aids written for them. They are, however, available to researchers unless in rare instances access restrictions have been placed upon them or redaction of sensitive information is required.
Please contact Archivist for details regarding specific record series.
Information on this page may change frequently. Titles of actual records may differ slightly and date ranges may be approximate. Advance notice is required to view records.
- Biographical File: Norm Allen, County Clerk
- Biographical Files and Photographs of County Commissioners, various dates
- Certificates of Election (Enos Hotchkiss, Chester Carpenter, John Kirby, Daniel Kurtz, Homer Hawley, J.J. Trumbull, Mrs. Edgar Herron), 1861-1938
- Colorado State Association of County Clerks, 1933 & 2006
- County Clerk Henry J. Juchem, circa 1907
- District Attorneys (mostly negatives), undated
- Sheriff’s Department, undated
- Recorded Documents Book 18: Official Bonds, 1877-1915
- Reprint of State of Colorado Act Establishing the Public Trustee System (HB 48, 1894), 1994
- Swearing-in Ceremony Invitation & Program, 2017