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Library Offers Guides to Durango Microfilm Collection

The NMSU Library Archives & Special Collections Department now offers electronic access to guides to the Durango Microfilm Collection, as well as volumes 1 and 2 of New Mexico Prenuptial Investigations from the Archivos Históricos del Arzobispado de Durango.

The Archivos General de Notarías de Durango, Mexico, consists of documents created by notaries during both the Spanish Colonial and Mexican national periods. The earliest documents date from the early 1600s.

The Archivos Históricos del Estado de Durango, Mexico, is an index of important documents from the Historical Archive of the State of Durango.

The Archivos Históricos del Arzobispado de Durango, Mexico, is rich in information about northern Mexico and the southwestern United States.  These church records include padrones, libros de fabrica, aniversarios, cuadrantes, ordenes, oficios, cartas, diligencias matrimoniales, diezmos and varios.

Links to these materials can be found on the Rio Grande Historical Collections web page at http://lib.nmsu.edu/depts/archives/rghc.shtml.

For more information, contact Archives at (575) 646-3839.

May 20, 2013 Categories: News Library Offers Guides to Durango Microfilm Collection