Encyclopedia of New Mexico subjects, with links to library items and other resources

NMPedia - New Mexico Encyclopedia


An encyclopedia of New Mexico's people, places, history, culture, institutions, and attractions, with links to library resources and beyond.

The NMPedia is designed to help you find information about

New Mexico's rich history and culture.

Click on the alphabet tabs above to access the entries for that letter.

For each entry, you can:

  • Click through on the entry title, to discover library materials on the subject
  • Click on the blue "i" circle, to link through to materials related to the subject
  • Click out to authoritative websites on the subject 

The NMPedia is an ongoing project, and new entries will make the encyclopedia ever richer.


Please note: this encyclopedia is not "the last word" on these subjects -- the entries are designed to help lead you to the information you are looking for and along the way discover new, interesting, and surprising things about our state.

Whether searching or browsing, you will find the NMPedia

 a useful tool for learning about New Mexico.

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