La Herencia 1994-2009 is the only publication in New Mexico to have documented all aspects of Hispanic culture with the help of historians, academics and most importantly, lay people who shared their recollections for future generations.

This 348-page, searchable index features more than 30,000 entries of the work published in the 64 issues of La Herencia.

The electronic files feature a one-time download feature that can be reprinted onto individual computers but cannot be sent to others.

Santa Fe\'s 400th Anniversary Commemorative Issue

Published in 2010 as the official publication for the city of Santa Fe’s 400th anniversary, featuring articles by historians and community leaders.

La Herencia Vol. 64

Thousands contribute to work at the Manhattan Project during World War II, including many unsung heroes from northern New Mexico. Others left their own legacy in Española, Antón Chico, and Albuquerque’s Martineztown. Santa Fe’s early residents: Archuleta, Márquez, Anaya, Alamzán, Lucero de Godoy, and Chamiso. New Mexico’s colonial governors 1677–1683. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 63

New Mexico’s Hispanic professors and our state’s youth are highlighted during Hispanic Heritage month. St. Michael’s High School celebrates its 150th anniversary. Growing up at the storied De Vargas Hotel rumored to have included ghosts as well as guests. El Rito’s Presbyterian Church in the early 20th century. Durán y Chaves, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. New Mexico’s colonial governors 1665–1677. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 62

The legends of La Llorona, Billy the Kid, and Lady Blue in New Mexico. Miguel Romero y Baca and the Santa Fe Trail. The founding teachers and students of Chimayó’s John Hyson Memorial School. The influence of Spanish colonial art continues today through the Spanish Market artists. Rodríguez Bellido, one of  Santa Fe’s founding families. New Mexico’s colonial governors 1661–1665 and 1671–1675. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 61

New Mexicans share their stories from the villages of Punta de Agua, La Unión, Talpa, and La Puebla. The infants of northern New Mexico buried beneath the family, forever remembered. Spain’s Basque heritage cherished in New Mexico. Varela, one of Santa Fe’s founding families.  New Mexico’s colonial governors 1656–1661. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.


La Herencia Vol. 60

The WPA’s lasting impact in New Mexico. The tombstone carvers have vanished but their creations endure.  Memories of La Liendre, Lincoln County, and Canjilón. Christmas memories and holiday fiction. Gómez-Robledo, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. New Mexico’s colonial governors 1641–1656. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 59

Taos sculptor first New Mexico Hispanic to be included at the Modern Museum of Art in New York.  Mosquero Canyon in 1936. The Basque roots of Santa Fe’s Sosaya family. Spanish street names in New Mexico. The Buffalo Soldiers bring stability to New Mexico. Pedro de Peralta, founding governor of Santa Fe. Madrid, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles

La Herencia Vol. 58

Stories from the villages of Dixon, Cabezón, La Cienegulla, and Chimáyo. The origins of the names of some of New Mexico’s major cities and towns. Family homesteads in the Santa Fe National Forest. Olguín, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. New Mexico’s Colonial governors 1614–1625. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 57

Hispanic artists honored during Hispanic Heritage month. New Mexico’s own, Sen. Dennis Chávez and Po’pay honored at Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. Griego-Bernal, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. New Mexico’s Colonial governors 1625–1641. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 56

The legend of Doña María Gertudes Barceló, a.k.a. Doña Tules. Unraveling our Jewish roots through DNA. Allison-James, Santa Fe’s premier Presbyterian school. Martín-Serrano, one of Santa Fe’s founding families. The Navajo long walk of 1864. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.