Historical Society of New Mexico

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Historical Society of New Mexico

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  hsnminfo@gmail.com

Address:[1]

P. O. Box 1912
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504

Internet sites and databases:

  • Historical Society of New Mexico about, join now, contact us, awards, board members, conference, FAQs, grants, historic plaques, links and resources, La Cronica Index, scholarships, speakers bureau.
  • La Cronica Index chronologically, alphabetically by author, by keyword, and by obituary name.

Collection Description

They strive to increase knowledge of New Mexico history, and encourage preservation of historic objects and property. They sponsor publications, an annual history conference, a speakers bureau, plaques at historic sites, and a page of Internet links to organizations, museums, and places of historic interest in New Mexico.[1]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Historical Society of New Mexico, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.
  • New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, Santa Fe, Roman Catholic church records, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers. NM's best genealogy repository because of its original territorial, state, and county records.[2]
  • New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents, maps, periodicals, and genealogies. Largest book collection in New Mexico.[2]

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Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Home in Historical Society of New Mexico (accessed 1 February 2015).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 79. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  3. About the Archdiocese of Santa Fe in Archdiocese of Santa Fe (accessed 20 January 2014).
  4. Overview - Special Collections in Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library (accessed 20 January 2014).
  5. CSWR Collection Strengths in University of New Mexico University Libraries (accessed 17 Jan 2015).
  6. HGRC Home in Hispanic Genealogical Research Center (accessed 21 January 2015).
  7. Archives in National Hispanic Cultural Center (accessed 20 January 2015).
  8. Research Library in National Hispanic Cultural Center (accessed 20 January 2015).