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New Mexico Archives and Libraries

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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research in New Mexico.

New Mexico Records Center and Archives[edit | edit source]

1205 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Telephone: 505-476-7948
Fax: 505-476-7909

National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)[edit | edit source]

National Archives, Rocky Mountain Region
Building 48
P.O. Box 25307
Denver, Colorado 80225
Telephone: 303-407-5700
Fax: 303-407-5707

Note that all the records for New Mexico are at the Denver National Archives office, not Texas.

New Mexico Genealogical Society[edit | edit source]

P.O. Box 27559
Albuquerque, NM 87125

Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico[edit | edit source]

Lourdes Hall, St. Pius X Campus
4060 St Joseph Pl. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Telephone: 505-833-4197

Historical Society of New Mexico[edit | edit source]

P.O. Box 1912
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Albuquerque Public Library[edit | edit source]

501 Copper Avenue, N.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: 505-768-5100
Fax: 505-768-5191

New Mexico State Library[edit | edit source]

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Telephone: 505-476-9700

Albuquerque Public Library[edit | edit source]

Special Collections Library
423 Central Ave, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: 505-848-1376

A historical account and description of records from the Spanish and Mexican periods is Henry P. Beers, Spanish and Mexican Records of the American Southwest: A Bibliographic Guide to Archive and Manuscript Sources (Tuscon, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 1979); Family History Library book 973 A3bh.

To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of New Mexico counties, use the 15 inventories of the county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. These inventories are available at the Family History Library at .

New Mexico Online Collections[edit | edit source]

Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.