External Web Sites
Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The collection includes 955 volumes from twenty-two nineteenth-century periodicals digitized by Cornell University as part of the original Making of America project.
The New Mexico State Library began collecting and preserving local materials in 2003. There are two main collections in the collection. They contain state or federal government documents ranging from Legislative Orders and Fish Stocking Reports, to traffic pattern maps.
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian, from Northwestern Univeristy Digital Library Collections
The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-30, the publication continues to exert a major influence on the image of Indians in popular culture. Search by American Indian Tribe using the cultural area of the New Southwest to find images of Indian culture in New Mexico.
This site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. The site includes information pertaining to New Mexico , the state bird , flag , flower , and much more.
Historical Society of New Mexico
The Historical Society of New Mexico preserves the heritage and history of New Mexico. Founded on December 26, 1859, the Historical Society of New Mexico is the oldest historical society west of the Mississippi River.
Making of America Books
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for New Mecico.
New Mexico Legislature
Official web site of the legislative branch of the state of New Mexico. Includes the state's BillFinder , and links to Legislative Publications .
New Mexico State Agency Databases
An annotated list of databases produced by New Mexico State Agencies listed by producing agency. Compiled by the American Library Association
New Mexico State Library
The New Mexico State Library, established in 1929, is committed to providing leadership that promotes effective library services and access to information to all citizens of New Mexico. The State Library provides services that support public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research.
New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
The Archives and Historical Services Division is the central archives of New Mexico State Government. The agency is mandated by law to collect, preserve and make available to the public and all branches of government, permanent public records, historical manuscripts, photographs and other materials that contribute to the understanding of New Mexico history.
Official website of the State of New Mexico. Includes resources on government, travel & leisure, employment, business, history, and life in the Land of Enchantment.
Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
The collection tells the stories of Mormon pioneer families and others who were part of the national westering movement, sharing trail experiences common to hundreds of thousands of westward migrants.