Chicana and Chicano Collections (Archival)

New Mexico Digital Collections


                                                                                          The Santa Fe New Mexican Collection

UNM University Libraries offers digital copies on many Chicana/o and Hispanic American sources in New Mexico's Digital Collections, This public resource contains digitized materials from libraries, archives, and museums throughout New Mexico and in Mexico City. It is hosted by UNM University Libraries.                     


Partner Collections

UNM Spanish Colonial Research Center: This collection of digitized copies contains documents from several archives throughout Spain and the Americas documenting the colonial history of New Mexico as part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. It is reflective of broader print and microfilm holdings in the Archivo General de la Nacion and the Archivo General de las Indias


The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Documents: This digital collection contains documents from  the institutional successor of New Mexico's oldest library (1851) and is part of the Palace of the Governors. This non-circulating, closed stack research facility 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 map collection is useful as well.