The Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress
The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consist of approximately 20,000 documents which include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material.
American English Dialect Recordings: The Center for Applied Linguistics Collection
This collection contains 118 hours of recordings documenting North American English dialects. The recordings include speech samples, linguistic interviews, oral histories, conversations, and excerpts from public speeches. Browse the collection by locations to locate twenty recordings from New Mexico.
Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project,
These life histories were written by staff of the Folklore
Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works
Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from
1936-40. The collection contains 215 titles for New Mexico.
Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed
This collection comprises 28,000 primary source items
dating from the 17th century to the present and encompassing
key events and eras in American history. Browse the geographic
location of printing to locate more than 1,500 items
printed in New
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
This collection consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875.
- American State Papers, Senate, 20th Congress, 1st Session
Military Affairs: Volume 3, Page 615, No. 359. Relative to the establishment of a military post for the protection of the trade to Santa Fe, in New Mexico
- Congressional Record, House of Representatives, 43rd Congress, 1st Session, Pages 295 through 301, Admission of New Mexico
Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection
The Dayton C. Miller Collection is comprised of nearly 1,700 flutes and other instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute. Search the bibliographic records using the search term New Mexico to find six items relating to the state.
Detroit Publishing Company
This collection of photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection includes over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States.
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
This collection documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs
The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans in every part of the nation. The collections contains more than 3,000 black-and-white photographs of New Mexico.
Photographers working for the U.S. government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) between 1939 and 1944 made approximately 1,600 color photographs that depict life in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The collection contains more than 150 color photographs of New Mexico.
From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909
This collection consists of 397 pamphlets, published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics.
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey
The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the
Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections
document achievements in architecture, engineering, and
design in the United States through a comprehensive range
of building types and engineering technologies. Browse the
collection by geographic to locate items for New Mexico.
The Geography & Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The collection is organized according to seven major categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Cultural Landscapes, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Military Battles and Campaigns, and Transportation and Communication. Browse the geographic location index to locate the sixteen maps of New Mexico.
This collection contains approximately 4,000 images featuring
American cityscapes, landscapes, and group portraits. The collection contains more than ten images of New
and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929
This collection assembles a wide array of Library of Congress
source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread
prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition
to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in
and Quiltmaking in America, 1978-1996
This collection represents a wide range of quiltmaking
techniques, from highly traditional to innovative. The quilts
pictured exhibit excellent design and technical skill in
a variety of styles and materials.
Van Vechten Collection
This collectioin consists of 1,395 photographs taken by
American photographer Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) between
1932 and 1964. The bulk of the collection consists of portrait
photographs of celebrities, including many figures from
the Harlem Renaissance. Search the collection using New Mexico to find the three images from that state.
and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating
the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years
Included are the papers of presidents, cabinet
ministers, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices,
military officers, diplomats, reformers and political activists,
artists and writers, scientists and inventors, and other
prominent Americans whose lives reflect our country's evolution.