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Sources

 

Local History Sources

 

San Juan County

Aztec Museum, 125 North Main Street, Aztgec, New Mexico, 87410. Phone: 505-334-9829

 

Farmington Family History Center, 400 West Apache, Farmington, New Mexico, 87401. Phone: 505-325-5813

 

Farmington Museum, 302 N. Orchard, Farmington, New Mexico, 87401-6227. www.farmingtonmuseum.org

 

San Juan County Historical Society, P. O. Box 37, Flora Vista, New

Mexico, 87415-0037. President is Catherine Davis who is also Collections Manager at the Farmington Museum.

 

Totah Tracers Genealogical Society, c/o Salmon Ruins Museum, P. O.

Box 125, Bloomfield, New Mexico, 87413-0125. Phone: 505-632-2013

 

 

Publications on Local History

 

Arrington, John B. and Eleanor D. MacDonald. The San Juan Basin: My Kingdom Was a County. Mido Printing: Denver, 1975.

 

Furman, Agnes. Tohta. Nortex Press: Wichita Falls, TX, 1977.

 

San Juan County Historical Society booklets (available at the Farmington Museum):

 

Craig, Phillip. The Cox-Truby Feud, 2002.

 

Davis, Catherine. A Railroad Here?  Meet the Red Apple Flyer, 2005.

 

Duke, Robert W. San Juan County: the Early Years, 1999.

 

Duke, Robert W. San Juan County Roars into the ’20s, 2000.

 

Waybourn, Marilu. Water: Lifeline of the Valley, 2004.

 

Waybourn, Marilu. Abandoned Cemeteries & Lesser-Known Settlements of San Juan County, NM, 2001.

 

 

Links

 

Links to Local Resources

 

Farmington Daily Times. <http://www.daily-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage>

 

topix.net. Bloomfield News. <http://www.topix.net/city/bloomfield-nm>

 

Bloomfield, NM – Chamber of Commerce. <http://www.bloomfieldnm.info/>

 

e-podunk. Bloomfield Community Profile. Demographic info. http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=17790

 

 

Links to County Resources

 

Discussion board re: San Juan county genealogy. <http://genforum.genealogy.com/nm/sanjuan/>

 

San Juan County Page. Includes information on country government, basic county history and administrative details. < http://www.co.san-juan.nm.us/>

 

 

 

Links to New Mexico History

 

Brief overview <http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~celina/history.html>

 

New Mexico Tourism Department. Links to all aspects of the state, geared toward tourists, but containing some great pictures. <http://www.newmexico.org/index2.php>

 

New Mexico Tourism Department. State history, Hispanic history, and Indian History with links. <http://www.newmexico.org/go/loc/about/page/about-history.html>

 

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Basic overview, links to overviews of each pueblo. <http://www.indianpueblo.org/intro/index.cfm>

 

Timeline of New Mexico History <http://www.ppsa.com/magazine/NMtimeline.html>

 

New Mexico Office of the State Historian. Some very interesting and specific approaches to history, and the site is beautifully done. <http://www.newmexicohistory.org/>