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Essential books on land grants, water rights and acequias in New Mexico.

Southwest History
Hard-to-get books on the history and social issues of the Southwest at bargain prices.

Native American
Including books on Chaco Canyon, petroglyphs, pictographs, myths of the Southwest, and the Pecos Ruins.

Rare Books
Rare and Out of Print books. Limited availability - subject to prior sale.


On line text excerpted from books & lecture notes. Bibliographies & Glossaries

Genealogical Materials
Census and other materials, including family trees for specific families.

Unpublished Manuscripts
By leading scholars of New Mexico and the Southwest.

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Research Sites

New Mexico Genealogical Society

Hispanic Genealogical
Research Center of New Mexico

Native American History Resources

The Sernas of New Mexico
A genealogy of the Serna family back to 1360

Instituto Internacional de Historia del Derecho Indiano
A site in Santigo, Chile with links to historical research on Indian rights in the Americas.

Historic Service & Gift Sites

Historic Plats, LLC
Rendering of artistic drawing of ancestral land parcels. You must supply deed, survey or other property description

Government Sites

Online Archive of New Mexico
single, integrated source for searching & navigating NM archival collections

Center for Southwest Research
(University of New Mexico)

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library (Palace of the Governors)

Rio Grande Historical Collections
(New Mexico State University)

New Mexico State Archives

Land Grant Research Guide
on the New Mexico State Archive Web Site.
Lists and describes what materials are available at the archive in Santa Fe.

New Mexico State Engineer

New Mexico State Legislature

Museum of NM Photo Archives

BLM Federal Land Patent Records Site

Library of Congress New Mexico Photos
(scroll down to New Mexico listings)

Web News Sites

La Jicarita News
13 years of articles on Northern New Mexico

High Country News

Cultural Energy
Listen on-line to radio shows on land, water, acequias, agriculture, seeds and land grants.


Taos Media Literacy Forum

New Mexico Acequia Assoc.

La Mesilla Ditch Assoc.

Taos Valley Acequia Association Reports

Regional & Visitors Sites

Santa Fe Online

New Mexico Dept. of Tourism

Trails Rest - Paraje Atajo
An Unusal Guest House in Chamita

Local links from Mexico

Traditional & Contempory
Southwest Arts

Tierra Wools

Other Book Sites

James Musser - Skyline Books
Modern, Beat Books, Counterculture Literature

James M. Dourgarian - Bookman
Old books, Vintage books, Collectible books, Rare books, First edition books, Ephemera

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