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Fray Angélico Chávez History Library


Chavez History Library

The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library is the institutional successor of New Mexico's oldest library (1851) and is part of the Palace of the Governors. A non-circulating, closed stack research facility, it preserves historical materials in many formats documenting the history of the state, the Southwest, and meso-America from pre-European contact to the present.

Address: 120 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 505-476-5090

FAX: 505-476-5104

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 5pm
Closed major holidays



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e-mail: historylibrary@state.nm.us

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Coronelli, Le Nouveau Mexique, 1685 Map 7.2 1685a


MAP MANIA SYMPOSIUM
Friday, 24 June and Saturday, 25 June 2016



The Chávez Library loves maps and lovers of maps. On Friday, 24 June, and Saturday, 25 June, we will host "Map Mania Symposium." The free event opens with a 5 pm reception on June 24, followed by a 6 pm keynote speech. Imre Joseph Demhardt, the Jenkins and Virginia Garrett Endowed Professor of the History of Cartography and Greater Southwestern Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, will speak on "Maps that Won the West." Saturday speakers include Rick Hendricks, Judy Reinhartz, Mike Houx*, and Dennis Reinhartz.
*Bring your favorite map to that session and tell your story. Email a snapshot to tomas.jaehn@state.nm.us so we can do early research.
Schedule MAP MANIA 2016

Seating in the auditorium is limited and we happen to know a lot of map-lovers in our museum community.

The event is co-sponsored by the Historical Society of New Mexico. The event is free and open to the public.




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