The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library in New Mexico is the successor of New Mexico’s oldest library (1851) and is part of the Palace of the Governors. It has a free Obituary index and other online resources.
New Mexico Birth, Marriage, & Death Records
Obituary Database – This database is an index to obituaries in New Mexico newspapers and covers ca. 1870s to 31 December 2005. This index is not complete and for the second half of the 20th century it is only a Santa Fe obituary index.
New Mexico Daily Life Records
Lienzo de Tlaxcala – Codex was painted about 1550. It tells the story of the conquest of Mexico from the perspective of the Tlaxcalans, a longtime enemy of the Aztec.
Sierra Codex – The Codex Sierra (1550-1564) is a colonial Mesoamerican account book from Santa Catalina Texupa (Oaxaca). The text is written in Nahuatl, with some Mixtec words.
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