New Mexico

Special Collections Library (Main genealogical Research library for NM – NOT PART OF OANM or RMOA):

Part of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library system

NM State Records Center and Archives (Main repository of government records in NM – access through Rocky Mountain Online Archive

Center for Southwest Research, Zimmerman Library, UNM  (access through Rocky Mountain Online Archive

Rio Grande Historical Collections at NMSU in Las Cruces


  • Center of Southwest Studies  Ft., Lewis CO (Four corners area)
  • Fray Angelico Chavez History Library at Palace of Governors in Santa Fe (including digital photo archive at Palace of Governors)
  • Museum of Fine Arts Library and Archives
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • NM Institute of Mining and Technology Skeen Library (selective depository of U.S. gov docs; extensive mining history)  in Socorro, NM
  • NM State Records Center and Archives (NMSRCA)
  • NMSU Library, Archives and Special Collections Dept.
  • School of American Research McElvain Library
  • UNM Center for Southwest Research
  • UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
  • UNM School of Law Library
  • UNM Tamarind Institute
  • Silver City Museum
  • OANM (Online Archives of New Mexico)

New Mexico State Library

NM Genealogical Society

Historical Society of NM

 Golden Library, Eastern NM University  (Federal and state gov. doc. depository)

History Museum of New Mexico

History Museum of New Mexico – Palace of the Governors

UNM Library, Special Collections – Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections

Spanish Colonial Research Center – University of New Mexico Library

Territorial Records: 

Inventory of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico, 1846-1912  (online at search term “territorial”)

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