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Books about Mineral County

58 Years Around Creede by John LaFont, 1st ed. New York: Printed by Vantage Press, c1971.  113 p. : photos, ports.
Boom Town Boy in Old Creede, Colorado by Edwin Lewis Bennett, Chicago, Sage Books [c1966] 213p. illus.
Colorful Creede, Colorado, 1890's : now site of Homestake's Bulldog Mountain Silver Mine. Published 1977 25 p. : ill. (some col.)
Colorado, The San Juan Valley, Denver, Bradford-Robinson  Ptg. Co. 1930. Describes different aspects of counties within the San Luis Valley District of Colorado. Includes information on climate, industries, crops, and population including Mineral County.
Creede Camp, by C. J. Kelly, Denver, Colo., Kelly, 1892. 64 p. illus.
Creede camp : the greatest mineral discovery since the days of Leadville / details of the mines, the town and the people, and how to reach the promised land. 15 p. : ill., map

Creede, History of a Colorado Silver Mining Town. Denver, Artcraft Press, 1949. xv, 185 p. illus., ports., fold. maps. 25 cm. Written by Nolie Mumey

A Quick History of Creede by Leland Feitz, Colorado Springs, CO : Little London Press, c1969. 48 p. : illus., map, ports.

Ribs of Silver,Hearts of Gold, Creede, Colo. Creede Historical Society, c1992 a history of the natural resources of Mineral County and the Upper Rio Grande and stories of the men and women who embraced them / by JoRene Cochran Newton. Story of the first years of Creede and Spar City, Mineral County, Colorado : the mines and the men who worked in them. Story of homesteading, ranching and dude ranching in Mineral County and the Upper Rio Grande. Story of Fisher Mountain and Spar City : the mines, mining camp and club.

San Luis Valley Historian, Periodical Alamosa, Colo. : San Luis Valley Historical Society v. : ill. ; 25-28 cm.  Quarterly  Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1969)-

Soapy Smith's Creede : "The Silver Camp in 1892" / by Leland Feitz.  Colorado Springs, CO : Little London Press, 1973. 22 p. : ill., photos.

Wonderful Mines of Creede, Denver, Colo., The Company, 30 pages.

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