History & Literary Arts, Library, and Archives
Resources, Programs, and Events
ABOUT HISTORY AND LITERARY ARTS
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SELECT PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
Educational Materials (activities and lesson plans)
Podcast, La HiLAcha/The Unraveling Thread
Latinx Book Review (blog)
National Latinx Writers Gathering (October 14-17, 2021)
Children’s Bilingual Book Festival (April)
La Canoa Legacy Talks (Archives) – 2017-2019 – A partnership between the HLA and UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, these monthly talks were presented by Hispanic/Latino academic and community researchers.
HLA BOOK EVENTS
August 18, 6pm: Elizabeth Gonzalez-James – Mona at Sea. Register here.
August 25, 6pm: Hakim Bellamy – Commissions y Corridos. Register here.
September 9, 6pm: Zoraida Cordova, The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina. Register here.
September 15, 3pm: Dariel Suarez & Jenn de Leon.
October 24, 3pm: Jessica Helen Lopez – The Blood Poems. Register here.
November 10, 6pm: Stephen Graham Jones – Memorial Ride. Register here.
¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey – Coming August 2021
An architectural history of the Center’s past, present and future.
El Voto Femenino / The Women’s Vote – View the Online Exhibit & Try the Online Activities
Celebrating the U.S. centennial of the Women’s Vote, this exhibit features Latinas from the international Hispanic diaspora who were instrumental in women’s suffrage worldwide.
NHCC BOOK CLUB
Meets via Zoom at 5:30 pm the 4th Thursday of the month. All are welcome!
Book selections for 2021
January 28: Murmur of Bees – Sofia Segovia
February 25: Atop the Windmill: I Could See Forever – Maria Dolores Gonzales
March 25: Mexican Gothic – Silvia Moreno-Garcia
April 22: Everyone Knows You Go Home – Natalia Sylvester
May 27: Children of the Land: A Memoir – Marcelo Hernandez-Castillo
June 24: Afterlife – Julia Alvarez
July 22: Queen of America – Luis Alberto Urrea
August 26: The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez – Rudy Ruiz
September 23: The Five Wounds – Kirstin Valdez Quade
October 28: The Taste of Sugar – Marisel Vera
November 18: The Wind that Lays Waste – Selva Almada
December 16: Once I Was You – Maria Hinojosa
SELECT ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS
Finding Aid for the Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection
Inventory for the Alianza and Chicano Movement Collection of Eduardo Chávez
Inventory for the B. Ruppe Drugs Collection
Inventory for the Edmundo Delgado Collection
Inventory for the Emiterio Espinosa Business Ledger and Family Papers
Inventory for the Margaret Buxton Genealogy Collection
Inventory of the Barelas Photo Collection
Inventory of the John A. Aragon Collection
Inventory of the Loretta Armenta Papers
Inventory of the Margaret Herrera Chávez Collection
Ancestry Library (database available in the library)
Heritage Quest (database available in the library)
FamilySearch (free, online)
Hispanic Genealogical Center of NM
NM Genealogical Society
Researching NM Families
Enciclopedia Heráldica Hispano-Americana (Index)
The NHCC Library holds over 14,000 titles, including:
a large Latinx poetry collection of over 700 titles;
children’s bilingual books;
popular novels by Latinx authors;
humanities-related books encompassing the US Southwest and international Hispanic diaspora.
NHCC Foundation Members are able to check out books from the NHCC Library.
– Learn more about becoming a NHCC Member.
Bilingual Children’s Books @ NHCC
NMSU Online Archives
El Palacio (1913-present)
NM History in 10 Minutes (Rob Martinez)
Hispanic Reading Room (LC)
Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents (LC)
Hispanic Country Guides (LC)
Handbook of Latin American Studies
Mexican Cookbook Collection (UTSA)
Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press (UA)
Latino Center (Smithsonian)
Latino Cultures in the US (Google Arts & Culture)
Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (Biblioteca Nacional de España)
Latin American History (Newberry Library)
Chicana por mi Raza: Digital Memory Collective
Pura Belpré Award Winning Books
Latinxs in Kid Lit
International Children’s Digital Library
Unite for Literacy (children’s books read in different languages)
The Fable Cottage (bilingual tales)
Children’s Poetry Archive
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
NM Poetry Center
US Latinx Voices in Poetry
Blank Verse Films: A Video Magazine about Poetry
Spotlight on US Hispanic Writers (LC)
Archives of Hispanic Literature on Tape (LC)
La Bloga (Chicana/o, Latina/o Literary Blog)
Latinx Podcasts (list of podcasts with Latinx themes)
ABOUT HISTORY AND LITERARY ARTS
Library & Genealogy Center Hours (beginning July 14, limited days and hours)
Wednesday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
By Appointment with Anna Uremovich
NHCC Library: 505-383-4778