Colfax County, New Mexico, Archives and Libraries

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Colfax County

  Angel Fire

     Angel Fire Community Public Library

                Address:  PO Box 298

                              Angel Fire, NM 87710

     Shuter Library of Angel Fire

                Address:  11 South Angel Fire Road

                               Angel Fire, NM 26817

                               p (575) 377-6755


     Seton Memorial Library

               Address:   Philmont Scout Ranch

                            17 Deer Run  Road

                            Cimarron, NM 87714

               Phone: 575-376-2281

               Hours:  Summer - 8 AM to 5 PM daily

                        Winter - 8 AM to Noon and 1 PM to 5 PM

               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.

  Eagle Nest

     Eagle Nest Public Library

              Address: 151 Willow Creek Drive

              Mail:       PO Box 168

                         Eagle Nest, NM 87718

              Phone:   575-377-2486


     Family History Library

             Address: 2136 La Mesa Drive

                           Raton, NM 87740

             Phone:   (575) 445-0845

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


     Arthur Johnson Memorial Public Library

             Address:  244 Cook Ave. 
                           Raton, NM 87740

             Phone:   (575) 445-9711


     Fred Macaron Public Libarary

             Address: Box 726

                           600 Colbert Ave

                           Springer, NM 87747
             Phone: (505) 483-2848

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


                  Search the collections:    Archives page

                                                       Online Catalog

                                                       Online Archive of New Mexico

                  State Historian


     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


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

                 Archbishop of Durango).