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Aspen, Colorado, between 1940-1995

Identifier: B114.03.0001.0003


A Jewish resident of Aspen offers her reflections on Jewish life in Aspen in 1994 and surveys Jewish contributions to Aspen's culture and economy. David Hyman was an early investor in Aspen in 1880 and, along with Elias Cohn, was a major figure in the town's mining industry. Yom Kippur services were held in the Wheeler Opera House in 1889.


  • between 1940-1995



From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet (3 legal document boxes and 1 letter document box.)

Scope and Contents

1994/1995 article from Aspen Magazine, "On Being Jewish in Aspen" by Carolyn Zaroff includes information about the Kobey and other families; List of Wheeler Opera House productions from its opening on April 23, 1889 to April 26, 1894.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428