Colfax County, New Mexico, Archives and Libraries

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Colfax County

 


     Cimarron

       Seton Memorial Library

            Address:   Philmont Scout Ranch

                            Cimarron, NM

            A research library containing Ernest Thompson Seton's personal collection and an extensive collection of volumes

            pertaining to western lore and history of the area. You can sign up to tour the historic Villa Philmonte.


   Raton


      Family History Library

           Address: 2136 La Mesa Drive

           Raton, NM 87740

           p (575) 445-0845

          Hours: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM by appointment only

In New Mexico

     Santa Fe

           New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

                  Location:  1205 Camino Carlos Rey

                                  Santa Fe, NM 87507

                  Walk-in Address: 1209 Camino Carlos Rey

                  Hours: Monday through Friday

                            10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, except holidays

                            Reference Assistance is available from 10 to noon and 1 PM to 4:30 PM.

                  Telephone: 505-476-7948; 505-476-7908

                  Fax: 505-476-7909

                  e-mail: archives@state.nm.us

                  Search the collections:    Archives page

                                                       Online Catalog

                                                       Online Archive of New Mexico

                  State Historian



     Albuquerque

           Center for Southwest Research

                   Location: University of New Mexico

                                 Zimmerman Library  (University Libraries)

                                 Albuquerque, New Mexico

                  Telephone: 505-277-9100

                  Search the collections:     LIBROS online catalog

                                                        Rocky Mountain Online Archive

                                                        New Mexico Digital Collections

           National Hispanic Cultural Center

                 Address:  1701 Fourth SW

                               Albuquerque, NM 87102

                 Telephone: 505-246-2261

                 Hours:   Tuesday through Friday 10 AM to 5 PM

                            Saturday 8 AM to Noon

                 Collection includes about 2,000 rolls of microfilm from the 17th through late 20th centuries.


          Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico

                 Address Research Room:  4000 St. Joseph Place

                                                        Lourdes Hall Room R108

                                                       Albuquerque, NM 87120

                 Phone:   Call 505-833-4197 for office hours


     Las Cruces

          Rio Grande Historical Collections

                 Address:   New Mexico State University Library

                                 MSC 3475, PO Box 30006

                                 Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-3006

                 Telephone: 575-646-3839

                 Fax 575-646-7477

                 email: archives@lib.nmsu.edu  

                 Holdings include microfilm of the Archivos Historicos del Arzobispado de Durango (Historic Archives of the

                 Archbishop of Durango).