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Museum of New Mexico Collection

Identifier: AC 155

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a broad range of materials relating to the activities of the Museum of New Mexico in the 20th century with the bulk of the material being from the latter half. Included are plans, reports, finances, projects and correspondence involving the Museum of New Mexico, the School of American Research, National Park Service, and other state and national organizations.

Among the many topics are the Florentine Codex, Navajo Reservoir Excavation Project, 75th Anniversary of MNM, Coronado Cuarto Centennial, and various state and federal parks and monuments such as Chaco Canyon, Coronado, Pecos, and Jemez. Internal and external correspondence of various MNM staff members (Wayne Mauzy, Bruce Ellis, Arthur J. O. Anderson, Thomas A. Livesay) are also included. Part of the collection contains the minutes and related correspondence of the MNM Board of Trustees from 1913 -1989.


  • 1869-1994
  • Majority of material found in 1950s-1994
  • 1869-2008

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Institutions and Abbreviations used

  1. Archaeological Society of New Mexico - ASNM
  2. Historical Society of New Mexico - HSNM
  3. International Folk Art Foundation - IFAF
  4. Laboratory of Anthropology - LoA
  5. Museum of Fine Arts - MFA
  6. Museum of Indian Arts and Culture - MIAC
  7. Museum of International Folkart - MOIFA
  8. Museum of New Mexico - MNM
  9. New Mexico Endowment of the Humanities - NMEH
  10. National Endowment of the Humanities - NEH
  11. Palace of the Governors - POG
  12. School of Advanced Research - SAR
  13. School of American Archaeology - SAA
  14. School of American Research - SAR
  15. University of New Mexico - UNM
  16. Works Progress Administration - WPA


13 Linear Feet

Related Material

Edgar L. Hewett Collection (AC 105), Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, New Mexico History Museum

Separated Material

Photos of Princess Anne's Reception and other events photographs transferred to Photo Archives (HP.2011.48)


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. New Mexico History Museum
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Email:
  7. URL:
Guide to the Museum of New Mexico Collection, 1869-2008
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©2000; updated ©2010
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Finding aid is in English

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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090