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General and Historical Archive of the Secretary of Health of the State of Colima (Archivo General e Histórico de la Secretaria de Salud del Estado de Colima)
Calzada Galván Sur Número 450 Centro
28300 Armería
Telephone: 52 312 312 9401
Email: archivo.h@hotmail.com
Website: General and Historical Archive of the Secretary of Health of the State of Colima
Website #2: General and Historical Archive of the Secretary of Health of the State of Colima

It was initially created in 1942, although it is from 1978 on when the archival concepts of organization and description are established that allow its consolidation as one of the richest historical collections in the country in terms of health and public assistance, which, at the same time , are part of the cultural heritage of the Ministry of Health and Mexico.

General Archive of Notaries of the State of Colima (Archivo General de Notarías del Estado de Colima)
Calzada Pedro A. Galván, esq. con Aldama Palacio Legislativo y de Justicia Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 313 1814/313 9290
Email: pega79@hotmail.com
Website: General File of Notaries of the State of Colima
Website #2: General Archive of Notaries of the State of Colima

Historical Archive of the Diocese of Colima (Archivo Histórico de la Diócesis de Colima)
Hidalgo, Número 135 Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 312 4344
Email: obispado@diocesisdecolima.org
Website: Historical Archive of the Diocese of Colima

Historical Archive of the Parish of Nuestra Señora de la Merced Colima, Colima (Archivo Histórico de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Colima, Colima)
Madero, Número 284 Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 312 1346
Website: Historical Archive of the Parish of Nuestra Señora de la Merced Colima, Colima

Historical Archive of the Parish of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro Colima, Colima (Archivo Histórico de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro Colima, Colima)
Belisario Domínguez, Número 336 Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 312 3252
Website: Historical Archive of the Parish of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro Colima, Colima

Historical Archive of the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Armería, Colima (Archivo Histórico de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Armería, Colima)
Nayarit, Número 44, Centro
28300 Armería
Telephone: 52 313 322 0602
Website: Historical Archive of the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Armería, Colima

Historical Archive of the Parish of Our Lady of Health Colima, Colima (Archivo Histórico de la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Salud Colima, Colima)
Doctor Miguel Galindo Número 146, Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 312 0332
Website: Historical Archive of the Parish of Our Lady of Health Colima, Colima

Historical Archive of the State of Colima (Archivo Histórico de Colima)
Juárez y Díaz Mirón s/n Colonia Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 313 9993/159 7143
Email: archivohistorico@culturacolima.gob.mx
Email #2: direccionhec@gmail.com
Email #3: claudia_velazquez@ucol.mx
Email #4: direccion@archivohistoricocolima.mx
Email #5: direccionahec@yahoo.com.mx
Website: Historical Archive of the State of Colima (AHEC)
Website #2: Historical Archive of the State of Colima

  • Its holdings include the most complete newspaper archive available for the official Colima state newspaper, "El Estado de Colima," including the years 1867 to 1900. The website includes a table listing specifically what articles appear in every issue of the newspaper. To view the catalog, click on Acervos; then next to Fondo Periódico Oficial “El Estado de Colima” 1867–1900, click on Descargar.
  • Civil registration records from 1867 to 1899 are in the archive. In this collection, 1078 books of birth, marriage, and death records are preserved. The following places are included in the collection: Colima city, Coquimatlán, Zacualpan, Manzanillo, Camotlán de Miraflores, Cuauhtémoc, Quesería, Tecomán, Comala, Villa de Álvarez, Suchitlán, San Miguel de la Unión, Ixtlahuacán y El Mamey (hoy Minatitlán). Some places only have a partial collection, but the Colima records are complete.

Municipal Archive of Armería, Colima (Archivo Municipal de Armería, Colima)
Avenida Manuel Álvarez, número 61 Centro
28300 Armería
Telephone: 52 313 322 1670
Email: secretaria_ayuntamiento@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Armería, Colima
Website #2: Municipal Archive of Armería, Colima

Municipal Historical Archive of Colima (Archivo Histórico Municipal de Colima)
Independencia, Número 79 Centro
28000 Colima
Telephone: 52 312 312 2857/314 1288
Email: archivodecolima@gmail.com
Website: Municipal Historical Archive of Colima
Website #2: Historical Archive of the Municipality of Colima (AHMC)
Website #3: Historical Archive of the Municipality of Colima

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