|Historical Society of New Mexico
- P. O. Box 1912
- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504
Internet sites and databases:
- Historical Society of New Mexico about, join now, contact us, awards, board members, conference, FAQs, grants, historic plaques, links and resources, La Cronica Index, scholarships, speakers bureau.
- La Cronica Index chronologically, alphabetically by author, by keyword, and by obituary name.
They strive to increase knowledge of New Mexico history, and encourage preservation of historic objects and property. They sponsor publications, an annual history conference, a speakers bureau, plaques at historic sites, and a page of Internet links to organizations, museums, and places of historic interest in New Mexico.
If you cannot visit or find a source at the Historical Society of New Mexico, a similar source may be available at one of the following.
- 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.
- New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, Santa Fe, Roman Catholic church records, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers. NM's best genealogy repository because of its original territorial, state, and county records.
- New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents, maps, periodicals, and genealogies. Largest book collection in New Mexico.
- Carlsbad NM Family History Center, Carlsbad, strong genealogy collection acquired thanks to the Public Library and "snowbird" family history hobbyists bringing their genealogies from all over the USA.
- New Mexico Genealogical Society, Albuquerque, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
- Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, Roswell, a good regional collection of manuscripts, histories, journals, and indexes of the earliest pioneers, cattlemen, range wars, and miners.
- Portales Public Library a nice library of genealogies, periodicals, and family folders for New Mexico and out-of-state places such as Texas, Tennessee, and Arkansas.
- Santa Fe County Clerk marriages (restricted for 50 years), death certificates, wills, deeds, mortgages, DD Form 214 soldier discharges.
- Santa Fe County Probate Court recent wills.
- Santa Fe County Coroner selected death records.
- First Judicial District Court of New Mexico, Santa Fe, civil, and criminal court records.
- New Mexico Dept. of Health Vital Records, Santa Fe, adoption, births (restricted for 100 years), and deaths (restricted for 50 years).
- Archdiocese of Santa Fe Archives, Santa Fe NM, created in 1850, it once also included Arizona, and Colorado.  The Archives houses records from 1678-1950 for dozens of parishes in three states.
- Repositories in surrounding counties: Bernalillo, Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, and Torrance.
- ABC Library Genealogy Center, Albuquerque, genealogy and Southwestern history, including New Mexico vital records, history, biography, periodicals, and family folders.
- ABC Library Special Collections Albuquerque and New Mexico history and culture. In-house use only.
- UNM Center for Southwest Research, Albuquerque, Includes manuscripts of Southwestern U.S. families, organizations, and businesses, 40,000 books and periodicals, and 120,000 images since the 1850s.
- Hispanic Genealogical Research Center (HGRC) of New Mexico, Albuquerque, maintains the Great New Mexico Pedigree Database (GNMPD) for Hispanic ancestors of New Mexico.
- National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, photographs, maps, manuscripts, and genealogies. The library contains 12,500 book titles about the history and culture of the Hispano world from the U.S. Southwest, Mexico, Central America, Latin America to Spain, and Portugal.
- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, colonial and territorial manuscripts, papers, newspapers, rare books, maps, and photos—rivals in size the State Records Center and Archives.
- NMSU Rio Grande Historical Collections, Las Cruces, early colonial Spanish records since 1598 for families along the Camino Real (Spanish mission road) from southern Colorado to Mexico City.
- Repositories in surrounding states (or nations): AZ, CO, OK, TX, UT, and Mexico.
- Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA, premier Western Americana, and Latin Americana collections, including Native Americans, Spanish encounter and colonial settlement, exploration of western America, maps and atlases, the Mexican War, westward migration, the Gold Rush, mining, land surveys, ethnic groups.
- 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, and records pertaining to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- National Archives at Denver Includes old New Mexico court records and naturalizations, federal and Indian censuses, passenger arrival lists, World War I draft registrations.
- Archivo General de la Nación (AGN), Mexico City, church, civil, census, court, history, military, migration, land. Copies of colonial New Mexico records of were often sent to Mexico and Spain.