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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections |Rio Grande Historical Collections]]'' <br>
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="email">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/emaillib/archivesdept_email.shtml at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections ] .</ref> <br>  
 
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="email">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/emaillib/archivesdept_email.shtml at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections ] .</ref> <br>  
  
:New Mexico State University Library
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:New Mexico State University Library  
:Box 30006, Dept. 3475
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:Box 30006, Dept. 3475  
 
:Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006
 
:Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006
  
'''Address:'''<ref name="address">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/rghc.shtml Visitor Information] at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections] (accessed 01 March 2013).</ref> <br>
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'''Address:'''<ref name="address">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/rghc.shtml Visitor Information] at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections] (accessed 01 March 2013).</ref> <br>  
 
 
:4th Floor Branson Library
 
:1305 Frenger Mall
 
:Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006
 
  
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:4th Floor Branson Library
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:1305 Frenger Mall
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:Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006
  
 
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="address" /> (575)646-3839<br>'''Or'''<ref name="address" /> (575)646-2932 <br>  
 
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="address" /> (575)646-3839<br>'''Or'''<ref name="address" /> (575)646-2932 <br>  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="Hrs-Map">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/aboutlib/libhours.shtml Library Hours] in ''New Mexico State University'' (accessed 1 March 2013).</ref> Library hours correspond to the University semesters.<br>  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="Hrs-Map">[http://lib.nmsu.edu/aboutlib/libhours.shtml Library Hours] in ''New Mexico State University'' (accessed 1 March 2013).</ref> Library hours correspond to the University semesters.<br>  
  
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'''Maps:'''
  
'''Maps:'''<br>
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*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/aboutlib/maps/buildingmaps.shtml One map showing Both Libraries]<ref name="Hrs-Map" />  
 
 
*[ib.nmsu.edu/aboutlib/maps/buildingmaps.shtml One map showing Both Libraries]<ref name="Hrs-Map" />
 
 
*[http://maps.nmsu.edu/ Searchable map for the Whole University]<ref name="address" />  
 
*[http://maps.nmsu.edu/ Searchable map for the Whole University]<ref name="address" />  
 
*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/directory/directory.php Library Directory]
 
*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/directory/directory.php Library Directory]
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ Cornell University Library Internet site-Home]: Libraries; Library Services; Hours and Maps; Articles; Ebooks; Databases; Research Help; Library Services; Search for books, journals, and more at Cornell and libraries worldwide; FAQs; Renew books.  
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*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/rghc_list.shtml Rio Grande Historical Collections (RGHC) Home]: Libraries; Library Services; Hours and Maps; Articles; Ebooks; Databases; Research Help; Library Services; Search for books, journals, and more.  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ Cornell University Library Online Catalog] Has a keyword, title, author, and subject search.  
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*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/forms/arch_rghchelp.shtml RGHC Collections - List] Has a keyword, title, author, and subject search. {{WC}}Items in this collection are also described in [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat].  
*[http://erms.library.cornell.edu/search~S4 Cornell University Library Databases] Biographies, Newspapers, History, Geography, Maps<br><br>
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*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/oral_history_list.shtml Oral History Interviews] Oral History Interviews<br>  
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*[http://archphotos.nmsu.edu/ Photographic Collection] This RGHC Collection has over 500,000 photos.
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/collections/strength Collection Overview] Gateway to one of the largest libraries in the world, including online search features and access to linked databases and websites for the Cornell community.&nbsp; The Cornell University Library's collections encompass a rich and varied universe of printed volumes, digital resources, maps, media, and archival materials.
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*[http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/rghc.shtml Collection Overview] Rio Grande Historical Collections acquires, preserves, and makes available for research; records of organizations, personal papers, and other unpublished materials which document the cultural heritage and history of New Mexico and the Southwestern experience..
 
 
=== Tips  ===
 
 
 
*[http://guides.library.cornell.edu/content.php?pid=363640&sid=2976269 Finding Articles Tips] To find articles on specific topics, start with an article database that covers many subject areas.<br>
 
 
 
=== Guides  ===
 
 
 
*[http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/content/subject-guides Subject Guides]<br>
 
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''  
  
*[[New York Public Library]] Genealogy Division has an outstanding collection of American history at national, state and local levels; international genealogy and heraldry in Roman alphabets; Dorot Jewish collection; photos; New York censuses, directories, and vital records.  
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*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.  
*[http://www.nypl.org/locations New York Public Library Branches] over 90 in New York City.  
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*[http://archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/researcher-info.html National Archives II], College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.  
*[[New England Historic Genealogical Society]], Boston, national in scope. Over 100 million name database, of vital records, genealogies, journals, over 200,000 books, 100,000 microfilms, and over 20 million manuscripts with emphasis on New England and New York since the 1600s.  
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*[http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/ New Mexico State Records Center and Archives] Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Diocese of Gallup, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers.  
*[[National Archives Northeast Region (New York City)]], censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, New York port and shipping, naturalizations, inventions.  
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*[http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/archives.htm Yellowstone National Park Archives] records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.
*[[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]] (that is Waltham), censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, naturalizations, African Americans, Indians.
 
*[[Stadsarchief Amsterdam]] (Amsterdam Municipal Archives) early Dutch notarial records of New York.
 
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''  
  
*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, Utah, holds 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, and Mormon records.
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*[http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ National Personnel Records Center], St. Louis, MO.,&nbsp;has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.
*[[Allen County Public Library|Allen County Public Library]], Fort Wayne, Indiana, premier periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic collections, and Canadians.
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*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, [http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ Local History and Genealogy Reading Room] is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources
 
*[[Newberry Library]], Chicago, genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records mostly from the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, &amp; British Isles.
 
*[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]], Independence, MO, national censuses/indexes, 80,000 family histories, 100,000 local histories, 565,000 microfilms, 7,000 maps, and newspapers.
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons.
 
*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem], Jerusalem, 85,000 volumes about the Jewish Holocaust, largest yizkor book collection.
 
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''  
  
*[[New York State Library]], Albany, has local histories, genealogies, atlases, church, cemetery (including DAR), city directories, microfilmed newspapers, censuses, passenger lists, and periodicals.
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*[http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/archives/archives_hm.htm Archives and Historical Services Division is the central archives of New Mexico State Government] The agency is mandated by law to collect, preserve and make available to the public and all branches of government, permanent public records, historical manuscripts, photographs and other materials that contribute to the understanding of New Mexico history
*[[New York State Archives]], Albany, has manuscripts, vital record indexes, land grants, maps, military, court, alien depositions, prisoners, Erie Canal passenger lists, wills, estates, and state censuses.  
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*[[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]Serves Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.Includes Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, Air Force Acadamy, Bureau of Indian Affiars, National Park Service, naturalizations for CO, MT, NM, UT,[ U.S. Food Administration, Denver Mint, Internal Revenue Service, Forest Service, federal censuses 1790-1930 and selected indexes, Indian censuses, passenger arrival lists, military service through the Spanish American War, World War I draft registrations for CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY, military pension and bounty land, Utah polygamy trials, court records of appeals, bankruptcy, criminal and civil cases in CO, MT, NM, ND, SD, UT, WY, and other states,U.S. diplomacy, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Native American-Government relations, westward expansion, and World War II, tours, genealogy workshops, and presentations.  
 
*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/index.php New York Genealogical and Biographical Society], New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.  
 
*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/index.php New York Genealogical and Biographical Society], New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.  
*[https://www.nyhistory.org/web/ New York Historical Society] manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.  
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*[http://www.nmgs.org/index.php New Mexico Genealogical Society] manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.  
*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ Vital Records Section of the New York State Dept. of Health], Menands, NY, for '''''outside''''' New York City births and deaths (1881-present), and marriage licenses (1880-present). Also, all divorces since 1963.  
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*[http://www.hgrc-nm.org Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico] Hispanic Genealogical Research.  
*[http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html Municipal Archives] has New York City birth, death, and marriage records; the 1890 police census; city directories; voter registrations; almshouse records; and municipal government records.  
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*[http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html Historical Society of New Mexico] We offer links to organizations, museums and other historic points of interest in New Mexico. .  
 
*Courts: city, state, and federal.  
 
*Courts: city, state, and federal.  
*[[Brooklyn Historical Society|Brooklyn Historical Society]] includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.  
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*[[http://library.cabq.gov/home Albuquerque Public Library]] includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.  
*[http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/ Columbia University Libraries], history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.  
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*[http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/ New Mexico State Libraries], history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.  
*[http://www.hollandsociety.com/library.html Holland Society] 7,000 New Netherland family and local history books, Dutch Reformed Church records.
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*[http://library.cabq.gov/specialcollections Albuquerque Public Library] Special Collections.
*[http://huguenotsocietyofamerica.org/?page=Library Huguenot Historical Society] open by appointment: history, settlement, genealogy, biography, theology.
 
*[http://www.yivoinstitute.org/ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research] East European Jewish immigrant studies, gazetteers, yizkor books (Holocaust town memorial books), biographical directories, Landsmanshaft records.
 
*[http://www.lbi.org/ Leo Baeck Insitiute] preserves family and community histories about Jews in German speaking countries.
 
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Archives and LibrariesGotoarrow.pngRio Grande Historical Collections

New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]

New Mexico State University Library
Box 30006, Dept. 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006

Address:[2]

4th Floor Branson Library
1305 Frenger Mall
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006

Telephone:[2] (575)646-3839
Or[2] (575)646-2932

Hours and holidays:[3] Library hours correspond to the University semesters.

Maps:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

  • Collection Overview Rio Grande Historical Collections acquires, preserves, and makes available for research; records of organizations, personal papers, and other unpublished materials which document the cultural heritage and history of New Mexico and the Southwestern experience..

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections, 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.
  • National Archives II, College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.
  • New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Diocese of Gallup, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers.
  • Yellowstone National Park Archives records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center, St. Louis, MO., has millions of military personnel, health, medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services starting with World War I, and federal employee records.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.

Neighboring Collections

  • Archives and Historical Services Division is the central archives of New Mexico State Government The agency is mandated by law to collect, preserve and make available to the public and all branches of government, permanent public records, historical manuscripts, photographs and other materials that contribute to the understanding of New Mexico history
  • National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)Serves Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.Includes Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, Air Force Acadamy, Bureau of Indian Affiars, National Park Service, naturalizations for CO, MT, NM, UT,[ U.S. Food Administration, Denver Mint, Internal Revenue Service, Forest Service, federal censuses 1790-1930 and selected indexes, Indian censuses, passenger arrival lists, military service through the Spanish American War, World War I draft registrations for CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY, military pension and bounty land, Utah polygamy trials, court records of appeals, bankruptcy, criminal and civil cases in CO, MT, NM, ND, SD, UT, WY, and other states,U.S. diplomacy, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Native American-Government relations, westward expansion, and World War II, tours, genealogy workshops, and presentations.
  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.
  • New Mexico Genealogical Society manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
  • Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico Hispanic Genealogical Research.
  • Historical Society of New Mexico We offer links to organizations, museums and other historic points of interest in New Mexico. .
  • Courts: city, state, and federal.
  • [Albuquerque Public Library] includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.
  • New Mexico State Libraries, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.
  • Albuquerque Public Library Special Collections.

Sources

  1. at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections .
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Visitor Information at New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections] (accessed 01 March 2013).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Library Hours in New Mexico State University (accessed 1 March 2013).