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Current Projects at the Center for Regional Studies

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood Website

Ad in January 4, 1890 edition of the Deming HeadlightCelebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico's history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico's past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM's Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past.

The Celebrating New Mexico Statehood website is an official project of the New Mexico State Centennial, and is funded by the University of New Mexico Libraries and theCenter for Regional Studies.

Ongoing Project: Annual Book Donations

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CRS sponsors and supports educational and outreach activities including the distribution of 55 books published by UNM Press to 64 underfunded public and tribal libraries.  This project promotes the interests of both the CRS and UNM Press in improving literacy across the state and providing learning opportunities for all New Mexicans.