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Carlsbad New Mexico Family History Center

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Strong genealogy collection acquired thanks to the Carlsbad Public Library and "snowbird" family history hobbyists bringing their genealogies from all over the United States.<ref name="DB79">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 79. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>
=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
'''Map:''' [,-104.241623,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x86e378336d1bdb25:0x3adeba063b5808d1 FHC Location Map with Directions]
:1211 W. Church St
:Carlsbad NM 88220 USA<br>
'''Open Hours:'''
*'''Tuesday:''' 1:00pm - 4:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
*'''Wednesday:''' 10:00am - 4:00pm
*'''Thursday:''' 10:00am - 4:00pm
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed major holidays. We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please contact Ted Larsen at 575-706-5419 for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.
=== Calendar and Events ===
==== Upcoming Events ====
We will be closed Thanksgiving week. Contact Verna Mogged 602-904-1948 or Ted Larsen 575-706-5419 for an appointment if you need to access the Center during this time.<br>
We will also be closed Dec 2023, 2018 - Jan 76, 2019 for Christmas and New Years.
==== Class Schedule ====
==== Staff Training Meetings ====
=== Center Resources ===
==== Collections ====
:*This Center has a collection of "snowbird" family history hobbyist genealogies from all over the United States.<ref name="DB79" />
==== Databases and Software ====
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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=== Center Services ===
=== Resources in the Local Area ===
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; 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.<ref name="DB79" /> *[[New Mexico State Library]], Santa Fe, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents, maps, periodicals, and genealogies. Largest book collection in New Mexico.<ref name="DB79" />
*[[Historical Society of New Mexico]], Santa Fe, increasing knowledge and preserving New Mexico history through conferences, publications, plaques, a speakers bureau, and Internet links.<ref>[ Home] in ''Historical Society of New Mexico'' (accessed 31 January 2015).</ref>
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
*[ 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.<ref name="DB79" />
*[[Portales Public Library]], Portales, a nice library of genealogies, periodicals, and family folders for New Mexico and out-of-state places such as Texas, Tennessee, and Arkansas.<ref name="DB79" />
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
*[ Eddy County Clerk] marriages (restricted for 50 years), death certificates, wills, deeds, mortgages, DD Form 214 soldier discharges. *[ Eddy County Probate Court] recent wills. *[ Eddy County Coroner] selected death records. *[ Fifth Judicial District Court of New Mexico], Carlsbad, civil, and criminal court records. *Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' '''in New Mexico:''' [[Chaves County, New Mexico Genealogy|Chaves]], [[Lea County, New Mexico Genealogy|Lea]], [[Otero County, New Mexico Genealogy|Otero]]; '''in Texas:''' [[Culberson County, Texas Genealogy|Culberson]], and [[Loving County, Texas Genealogy|Loving]]. *[ New Mexico Dept. of Health Vital Records], Santa Fe, adoption, births (restricted for 100 years), and deaths (restricted for 50 years). *[ Historical Society of New Mexico], Santa Fe, offers links to organizations, museums and other historic points of interest in New Mexico. *[[Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library Genealogy Center|ABC Library Genealogy Center]], Albuquerque, genealogy and Southwestern history, including New Mexico vital records, history, biography, periodicals, and family folders.<ref name="DB79" /> *[[Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library Special Collections|ABC Library Special Collections]] Albuquerque and New Mexico history and culture. In-house use only.<ref>[ Overview - Special Collections] in ''Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library'' (accessed 20 January 2014).</ref> *[[Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe|Archdiocese of Santa Fe Archives]], Santa Fe NM, created in 1850, it once also included Arizona, and Colorado. <ref>[ About the Archdiocese of Santa Fe] in ''Archdiocese of Santa Fe'' (accessed 20 January 2014).</ref> &nbsp;The Archives houses records from 1678-1950 for dozens of parishes in three states. *[[Center for Southwest Research (UNM)|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.<ref>[ CSWR Collection Strengths] in ''University of New Mexico University Libraries'' (accessed 17 Jan 2015).</ref> *[[Hispanic Genealogical Research Center (HGRC)]] of New Mexico, Albuquerque, maintains the ''Great New Mexico Pedigree Database (GNMPD)&nbsp;'' for Hispanic ancestors of New Mexico.<ref>[ HGRC Home] in ''Hispanic Genealogical Research Center'' (accessed 21 January 2015).</ref> *[[National Hispanic Cultural Center]], Albuquerque, photographs, maps, manuscripts, and genealogies.<ref>[;amp;amp;amp;task=view&amp;amp;amp;amp;id=77&amp;amp;amp;amp;Itemid=150 Archives] in ''National Hispanic Cultural Center'' (accessed 20 January 2015).</ref> 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.<ref>[;amp;amp;amp;task=view&amp;amp;amp;amp;id=76&amp;amp;amp;amp;Itemid=151 Research Library] in ''National Hispanic Cultural Center'' (accessed 20 January 2015).</ref> *[[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''.<ref name="DB79" /> *[[New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections|NMSU Rio Grande Historical Collections]], Las Cruces, early colonial Spanish records since 1598 for families along the [[Camino Real de Tierra Adentro|Camino Real]] (Spanish mission road) from southern Colorado to Mexico City.<ref name="DB79" /> *Repositories in '''''surrounding states (or nations):''''' [[Arizona Archives and Libraries|AZ]], [[Colorado Archives and Libraries|CO]], [[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|OK]], [[Texas Archives and Libraries|TX]], [[Utah Archives and Libraries|UT]], and [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|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|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;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 Rocky Mountain Region (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.<br>
==== Links ====
*[ '''FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!''']: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
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=== References ===
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