This page includes information about organizations we work with as well as referrals for students and researchers wanting to learn more about mining-related subjects.


Within Colorado and around the nation, the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum works with local, regional, and national organizations to promote our mission and expand our audience.

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  • American Automobile Association (AAA)
  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Trip Advisor
  • Alignable
  • Yelp
  • Google Business
  • American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  • Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums (CWAM)
  • Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA)
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • Leadville Chamber of Commerce
  • Boy Scouts of America Mining in Society Merit Badge

Referral List

Educational Resources
Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Engineering - Kids Books & Resources
CELERY (Creative Engineering Learning Resources for You)
This website lists kids books about engineering, written and published by kids! It's also a great resource for the younger generations who want to learn more about Engineering.

Genealogy & History

Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley
This library houses oral history collections on many of our Hall of Fame Inductees, as well as other contributors to the mining industry.

Descendants of Miners 1607-1907
Sonja "Sunny" Hayes, President

Janice Fox – Leadville, Colorado Genealogy, Property Search, Local History
Mining the Past

Lake County Public Library – Maintains many directories, newspapers and other local history records
1115 Harrison Avenue Leadville, CO  80461

History Colorado – Many historical records, exhibits, displays and artifacts as well as expertise on historic preservation, oral history, archeology and many other programs.
History Colorado Center 1200 N. BroadwayDenver, CO  80203
Visit their website at to be directed to the appropriate department.

Mineral Consultants
Coming Soon!

Mining Companies
Coming Soon!

Mining & Professional Associations
American Exploration and Mining Association
16201 E. Indiana Ave., Suite 3280 Spokane Valley, WA  99216
Visit for more information

Colorado Mining Association
216 16th Street Mall Denver, CO  80202
Visit for more information

Mining & Metallurgical Society of America (MMSA)
P.O. Box 8383 Pueblo, CO  81008

National Mining Association
Washington, DC
Visit for appropriate contact information

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute
3900 S. Wadsworth Blvd, Suite 365Lakewood, CO  80235
Visit for more information and contacts

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)
12999 E Adam Aircraft Circle Englewood, CO  80112

Women in Mining
P.O. Box 260246
Lakewood, CO  80226

To join our Referral or Affiliates List, please call the Executive Director, Steve Whittington at 719-486-1229 or email him at