National Historical Publications & Records Commission

New Mexico Grants

NHPRC Grants by State and Territory


  • Entries span the dates of projects funded in that state since 1976.
  • Each list is categorized by:
    1. Records Projects
    2. Publications Projects
  • Each award is identified in parentheses by the year of the award and grant number.

These New Mexico grants span 1978 - 2013

Records Projects

New Mexico Commission of Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$50,000 to support basic funding, including workshops for those responsible for historical records, a strategic planning consultant to assist the state board with the development of a new plan, a statewide regrant program, and participation in a national archival organization for two years. (RC10173-13)

New Mexico Commission of Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$100,000 to support the work of the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, including workshops, and a statewide regrants program. (RC10112-11)

New Mexico Commission of Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$70,000 to support a regrants program of at least 21 grants to local government, educational institutions, historical societies, community libraries, and museums throughout the state. (RC10063-09)

University of New Mexico Regents, Albuquerque, NM
$50,175 to support, on behalf of the Center for Southwest Research, an 18-month project to arrange and describe 350 linear feet of records and papers from LaDonna Harris and the organization she founded in 1970, Americans for Indian Opportunity. Harris served on the National Women's Advisory Council of the War on Poverty and the National Council on Indian Opportunity. (RP50017-09)

New Mexico Commission on Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$9,803 to support basic state historical records advisory board activities through a State and National Archives Partnership grant. (RC10040-08)

New Mexico Commission of Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$86,257 to support a statewide regrant program. (RC10001-08)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$10,000 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses. (RS100012-07)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$9,998 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses. (RS05687-06)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$19,779 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses. (2005-007)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$19,743 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses. (2003-020)

New Mexico Commission of Public Records, Santa Fe, NM
$58,979 for a Phase II project to implement the board's strategic plan. (2002-033)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$14,800 in partial support of the board's administrative expenses for two years. (2001-034)

County of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
$27,911 to microfilm historic deed books and indexes covering the period from ca. 1859 to 1950. (99-067, 2000-075)

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, Santa Fe, NM
$25,000 to complete the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board's Plan Implementation and Regrant Project begun under NHPRC grant no. 99-026. (2000-060)

Clerk's Office, County of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
$9,157 to microfilm 73 deed books dating from the American occupation in 1847 to around 1893. (99-067)

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, Santa Fe, NM
$156,499 for the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board's Plan Implementation and Regrant Project to implement the board's strategic plan, develop and conduct a training program to address the needs of repositories throughout the state, and support projects to improve preservation and access to historical records in New Mexico's repositories. (99-026)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$39,007 for an 18-month, strategic planning project to address key issues in the identification, preservation, and access to the state's historical records. The project will assess the board's mission and authority, develop strategies to increase its effectiveness, create a network of repositories and institutions, assess the historical records environment, and develop a statewide plan to guide the board in its work. (97-010)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$9,403 to support the travel and meeting expenses of the board. (92-085)

Ramah Navajo School Board, Pine Hill, NM
$5,000 to hire a consultant to assist the Ramah Band of Navajos with the development of an archives and records management program and to provide training for records creators and an archivist. (92-073)

Pueblo of Zuni, Zuni, NM
$2,862 for a consultant to assist in developing a plan for the archival preservation of Zuni Pueblo tribal records and other historical materials. (89-048)

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
$4,783 to produce tonal microfiche and guides to the Henry A. Schmidt and Cobb Memorial photograph collections. The two collections contain unique images, ca. 1885-1942, of miners and ranchers and document both rural and town life. (88-112)

New Mexico State Historical Records Advisory Board, Santa Fe, NM
$25,000 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (88-050)

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, Santa Fe, NM
$16,000 to microfilm the Surveyor General/Court of Private Land Claims records, 1854-1912, for preservation purposes. (86-052)

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
$21,260 to survey and accession records relating to the history and agriculture of New Mexico. (78-080)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $ 841,416

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Publications Projects

Richard and Shirley Cushing Flint, Villanueva, NM
$88,989 for a dual-language edition of documents relating to the Coronado Expedition. (2000-2002)
Project In Progress

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
$662,081 for the Journals of don Diego de Vargas. (1981-99)
Project Completed

University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM
$47,267 for subvention support for the Journals of don Diego de Vargas. (1990-98)

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe, NM
$20,400 for the Washington Matthews Papers. (1981-83)
Project Completed

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 818,737

TOTAL $ 1,660,153

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