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Resources for the New Mexico Centennial


We will list selected resources of interest relating to the Centennial of New Mexico’s Statehood.


New Mexico Statehood
Celebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico's history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico's past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM's Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past.

New Mexico Resources
New Mexico's Digital Collections
Provides access to over 80,000 items from New Mexico's libraries, archives and museums including photographs, documents, maps, art, music and videos.

Old New Mexico Places Map
A map of New Mexico with historical photographs of locations around the state.


Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps
This website contains twenty historic maps of New Mexico, annotated with descriptions by the mapmakers and by other people living, working, and exploring in New Mexico.


Books about New Mexico (Google books)


Centennial of New Mexico Statehood (DSpace UNM)
Articles about the federal presence in New Mexico with special emphasis given the years between 1898 and 1945.


New Mexico Digital History Project
The website showcases historical documents and brings visitors face to face with archival collections, video footage, oral histories and photographs.


Rocky Mountain Online Archive
The region’s largest collection of inventories and finding aids for archival collections at institutions throughout New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming.


American West Resources
American Memory Project

American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress's vast resources of digitized American historical materials.

Arizona Memory Project

The Arizona Memory Project is an online effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Arizona libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions.

Chaco Digital Initiative

A digital archive that integrates much of the widely dispersed archaeological data collection from Chaco Canyon.

Chronicling America

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about all American newspapers.

Heritage West

Heritage West is a database that brings together thousands of digital objects from the collections of museums, libraries, historical societies and archives from throughout the Western United States.

Western Waters Digital Library
The Western Waters Digital Library is dedicated to providing access to water-related resources regarding the Trans-Mississippi region of North America.