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About Dr. Thomas J. Noel Photograph Collection

The Dr. Thomas J. Noel Photograph Collection contains hundreds of images of Denver and its surrounding environs from the 1970s to the early 2000s. Thomas J. Noel, or, as he is popularly known, Dr. Colorado, has been photographing Colorado landscapes, cityscapes, and, the built environment for several decades. Among his collection are many hundreds of images of historic structures in and around Denver, with a focus on residences in Denver's many historic neighborhoods, as well as commercial edifices in the Downtown core.


Dr. Noel is a prolific author of the history of Colorado and the American West. He also teaches several courses on local history and historic preservation at the University of Colorado Denver. For more information on Dr. Noel, please visit his professional website.