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In 1959, the newly adopted Public Records Act created the Commission of Public Records and charged it with establishing a Records Center in Santa Fe and with appointing a State Records Administrator. The facility created to fulfill this statutory requirement is commonly known as the State Records Center and…

Courthouses

Bernalillo County Recording and Filming P.O. Box 542 Albuquerque, NM 87103-0542 Telephone:(505) 768-4090 McKinley County P.O. Box 1268 Gallup, NM 87305-1268 Telephone:(505) 863-6866 Catron County P.O. Box 197 Reserve, NM 87830-0197 Telephone:(505) 533-6400 Mora County P.O. Box 360 Mora, NM 87732-0360 Telephone:(505) 387-2448 Chaves County P.O. Box 580 Rosewell,…

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Welcome to HERITAGE History, Education, and Research in the Information Technology Age The online catalog of the New Mexico State Archives START SEARCHING HERE The State Archives is one of New Mexico’s most important historical and cultural resources. As the central repository of state government records and the custodian…

Archival Boxes

Storing historical materials in acid-free folders and boxes serves to extend their lifespan. To support the preservation of historical materials regardless of where they reside, the State Archives sponsors an archival re-sale program that allows repositories to purchase quality archival supplies at a reduced price. All supplies available for…

Archives Month

Archives Month is observed nationally during the month of October. Its purpose is to celebrate and promote the documentary richness of our nation. Through exhibits, receptions, lectures, and many other events the public is invited into repositories to view “glimpses” of the past via archival materials. The Commission of…

Secondary resources

Published Family Histories In some instances, genealogists have already researched and prepared large volumes of family histories. Beginning genealogists should make it a point to consult these resources. In some cases, the work has already been done. Family of Lucero de Godoi: Early Records. Compiled by Margaret L. Burton….

Primary Sources

Archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe (AASF) Perhaps the most important source of genealogical information is a collection of sacramental records belonging to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. While these records belong to the Archdiocese a microfilm copy has been provided to the SRCA for patron use. These…

Bibliography

New Mexico Roots, Ltd. Fray Angelico Chavez. 1982 Roots, The Index. Sharon Louis Heinz. 1994 Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period. Fray Angelico Chavez. William Gannon Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico 1975. The Handy Book for Genealogists. George B. Everton. Logan, Utah: Everton…

Websites

New Mexico Families http://pages.prodigy.net/bluemountain1/beyondorigins.htm Genealogy General http://www.genealogy.com New Mexico Genealogical Society http://www.nmgs.org/ Hispanic Genealogy Research Center http://www.hgrc-nm.org Hispanic Genealogy Reference Center http://www.hispanicgenealogy.com/refer3.htm The Genealogy of Mexico http://members.tripod.com/~GaryFelix/index1.htm Albuquerque Genealogical Society http://www.abqgen.swnet.com Documentary Relations of the Southwest http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/drsw/ Native American History and Genealogy http://www.nmgs.org/linkna.htm Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

Tracing Your Genealogy

The State Records Center and Archives (SRCA) is a major source of information for any individual whose roots form part of New Mexico's rich history. Each month SRCA assists approximately 400 individuals in performing different types of research. Nearly 70 percent of these patrons are beginning genealogists – individuals…

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