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Fray Angélico Chávez History Library


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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]Email address


Address:[2] Fray Angélico Chávez History Library

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
120 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501


Telephone:[2] (505) 476-7948
Or[2] (505)819-3563


Hours and holidays:[3] Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 5pm Closed major holidays.

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Internet sites and databases:

  • Fray Angélico Chávez History Library : Archives contains descriptive information and some digital images of primary source materials maintained and preserved by the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library. A non-circulating, closed stack research facility, it preserves historical materials in many formats documenting the history of the state, the Southwest, and meso-America from pre-European contact to the present. The library has SmartView equipment available for visually impaired patrons.
  • Collections:
  • Collections Searchable Five collection each searchable by Title.
  • Other Collections Exhibits, collections and archives at the Palace of the Governors reflect the Spanish colonial (1540-1821), Mexican (1821-1846), U.S. Territorial (1846-1912) and statehood (1912-present) periods of History. The collection consists of more than 15,000 catalogued objects, many of which were donated to the Museum of New Mexico in the 1970's by the Historical Society of New Mexico.


Collection Description


  • Overview Collections maintained include:
  • The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library is the institutional successor of New Mexico's oldest library (1851) and is part of the Palace of the Governors. A non-circulating, closed stack research facility, it preserves historical materials in many formats documenting the history of the state, the Southwest, and meso-America from pre-European contact to the present.


Alternate Repositories


If you cannot visit or find a source at the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • 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. fckLR*National Archives II, College Park, MD, Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, and Treasury all after 1900.
  • New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Diocese of Gallup, censuses, district court, land grants, wills, diaries, family papers, prisons, family and local histories, newspapers.
  • Yellowstone National Park Archives records of major park projects, concessionaires, donated manuscripts, personal papers, hundreds films and oral history recordings.


Neighboring Collections

  • 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
  • National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)Serves Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.Includes Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, Air Force Acadamy, Bureau of Indian Affiars, National Park Service, naturalizations for CO, MT, NM, UT,[ U.S. Food Administration, Denver Mint, Internal Revenue Service, Forest Service, federal censuses 1790-1930 and selected indexes, Indian censuses, passenger arrival lists, military service through the Spanish American War, World War I draft registrations for CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY, military pension and bounty land, Utah polygamy trials, court records of appeals, bankruptcy, criminal and civil cases in CO, MT, NM, ND, SD, UT, WY, and other states,U.S. diplomacy, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Native American-Government relations, westward expansion, and World War II, tours, genealogy workshops, and presentations.
  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.
  • New Mexico Genealogical Society manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
  • Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico Hispanic Genealogical Research.
  • Historical Society of New Mexico We offer links to organizations, museums and other historic points of interest in New Mexico. .
  • Courts: city, state, and federal.
  • [Albuquerque Public Library] includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.
  • New Mexico State Libraries, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.
  • Albuquerque Public Library Special Collections.

Sources

  1. [historylibrary@state.nm.us Fray Angélico Chávez History Library].
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Visitor Information at Fray Angélico Chávez History Library ] (accessed 01 March 2013).
  3. Library Hours in Fray Angélico Chávez History Library (accessed 1 March 2013).


 

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