Collections - CSPM

Collections

We have been a collecting institution since 1896. ¬†Since then, thanks to our generous donors the collections now comprises over 70,000 artifacts ‚ÄĒranging from artwork to paleontological specimens– and over 6,000 cubic feet of archival materials, including manuscript collections, photographs, maps, blueprints and ephemera. The collection is at the core of our mission to build a lasting connection to the Pikes Peak Region by preserving and sharing our cultural history.¬†¬†

The preservation of the artifacts and archival materials in our collections are our top priority throughout the construction project. In order to focus on the protection and preservation of our collections, the CSPM will pause active collection of artifacts and archival materials during this time. However, you can explore the bulk of our collections through our online database  or through our interactive storytelling platform, The Story of Us: The Pikes Peak Region A-Z.

Do you have questions about the collection?

We are here to help:

During the duration of this project, we will have limited access to phone or email. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Lady with shoulder length blonde hair and brown eyes wearing a black top, and is standing in front of an old fashioned photo and frame James W. Starsmore. Her name is Hillary Mannion, CSPM Archivist

Archives
Hillary Mannion, Archivist
(719) 385-5650
Hillary.Mannion@coloradosprings.gov

Objects
Caitlin Sharpe, Registrar
(719) 385-5654
Caitlin.Sharpe@coloradosprings.gov

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