Colfax County, New Mexico, Archives and Libraries

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Colfax County[edit | edit source]

  Angel Fire
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     Angel Fire Community Public Library[edit | edit source]

                Address:  PO Box 298

                              Angel Fire, NM 87710

     Shuter Library of Angel Fire[edit | edit source]

                Address:  11 South Angel Fire Road

                               Angel Fire, NM 26817

                               p (575) 377-6755

                web page: location map

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     Seton Memorial Library[edit | edit source]

               Address:   Philmont Scout Ranch

                            17 Deer Run  Road

                            Cimarron, NM 87714

               Phone: 575-376-2281

               Hours:  Summer - 8 AM to 5 PM daily

                        Winter - 8 AM to Noon and 1 PM to 5 PM

               A research library containing Ernest Thompson Seton's personal collection and an extensive collection of    

               volumes pertaining to western lore and history of the area. You can sign up to tour the historic Villa Philmonte.

  Eagle Nest[edit | edit source]

     Eagle Nest Public Library[edit | edit source]

              Address: 151 Willow Creek Drive

              Mail:       PO Box 168

                         Eagle Nest, NM 87718

              Phone:   575-377-2486

  Raton[edit | edit source]

Raton New Mexico Family History Library[edit | edit source]

             Address: 2136 La Mesa Drive

                           Raton, NM 87740

             Phone:   (575) 445-0845

             Hours: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM by appointment only

             Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The Center provides

             access to books, microfilms, microfiche, and the internet to help patrons identify their ancestors. No equipment to

             make copies of microfilm.


     Arthur Johnson Memorial Public Library[edit | edit source]

             Address:  244 Cook Ave. 
                           Raton, NM 87740

             Phone:   (575) 445-9711

             Relevant Genealogy Holdings:

                  Local Histories

                  Local newspapers: Raton Range, 1895 to 1996, on microfilm. No equipment to make copies of microfilm.

                  School yearbooks: 1926, 1928, 1944 to presentday

  Springer[edit | edit source]

     Fred Macaron Public Library
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             Address: Box 726

                           600 Colbert Ave

                           Springer, NM 87747
             Phone: (575) 483-2848

In New Mexico[edit | edit source]

  Santa Fe[edit | edit source]

     New Mexico State Records Center and Archives[edit | edit source]

                  Location:  1205 Camino Carlos Rey

                                  Santa Fe, NM 87507

                  Walk-in Address: 1209 Camino Carlos Rey

                  Hours: Monday through Friday

                            10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, except holidays

                            Reference Assistance is available from 10 to noon and 1 PM to 4:30 PM.

                  Telephone: 505-476-7948; 505-476-7908

                  Fax: 505-476-7909


                  Search the collections:    Archives page

                                                       Online Catalog

                                                       Online Archive of New Mexico

                  State Historian

  Albuquerque[edit | edit source]

     Center for Southwest Research[edit | edit source]

                   Location: University of New Mexico

                                 Zimmerman Library  (University Libraries)

                                 Albuquerque, New Mexico

                  Telephone: 505-277-9100

                  Search the collections:     LIBROS online catalog

                                                        Rocky Mountain Online Archive

                                                        New Mexico Digital Collections

     National Hispanic Cultural Center[edit | edit source]

                 Address:  1701 Fourth SW

                               Albuquerque, NM 87102

                 Telephone: 505-246-2261

                 Hours:   Tuesday through Friday 10 AM to 5 PM

                            Saturday 8 AM to Noon

                 Collection includes about 2,000 rolls of microfilm from the 17th through late 20th centuries.

     Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico[edit | edit source]

                 Address Research Room:  4000 St. Joseph Place

                                                        Lourdes Hall Room R108

                                                       Albuquerque, NM 87120

                 Phone:   Call 505-833-4197 for office hours

  Las Cruces[edit | edit source]

     Rio Grande Historical Collections[edit | edit source]

                 Address:   New Mexico State University Library

                                 MSC 3475, PO Box 30006

                                 Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-3006

                 Telephone: 575-646-3839

                 Fax 575-646-7477


                 Holdings include microfilm of the Archivos Historicos del Arzobispado de Durango (Historic Archives of the

                 Archbishop of Durango).