This collection contains a sampling of digitized materials from CSWR manuscript collections. Manuscripts provide primary source materials emphasizing the political and social history of New Mexico, and to a lesser extent, the Southwest and Mexico. Over 1300 collections, mostly dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, include the papers and records of politicians, historic and literary figures, activists, attorneys, local families, organizations, and businesses. Material types represented in the collections are diverse. They include oral histories, scrapbooks, diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, unpublished reports, financial records, and legal documents. It also contains a sampling of images from pictorial and music collections.
Finding aids to Manuscripts, Pictorial, and Music collections are available via the Rocky Mountain Online Archive
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New Mexico's Digital Collections is funded in part by the Center for Regional Studies, University of New Mexico