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If you wish to learn more about Jemez Valley history, the following resources are a good start.

Print Resources:

Jemez Springs by Kathleen Wiegner and Robert Borden (Images of America series), 2009, Acadia Publishing.

Jemez by Michael Elliott (New Mexico State Monuments series) 1993, Museum of New Mexico Press.

Guide to the Jemez Mountain Trail (2nd ed.) by Judith Ann Isaacs, 2009, Butterfly & Bear Press.

Nee Hemish: A History of Jemez Pueblo by Joe S. Sando, 2008, Clear Light Publishing.

 Valle Grande: A History of the Baca Location No. 1 by Craig Martin, 2003, All Seasons Publishing.

Valles Caldera: A Geologic History by Fraser Goff, 2015. University of New Mexico Press.

Exploring the Jemez Country by Roland Pettit, 1975, Pajarito Publishing; reissued in 1994 with Dorothy Hoard as co-author by Los Alamos Historical Society.

Jemez Mountains Railroads by Vernon J. Glover, 1990, Historical Society of New Mexico. Also online at



More Than a Scenic Mountain Landscape: A History of the Valles Caldera National Preserve Land Use History by Kurt F. Anschuetz and Thomas Merlan, 2007.

New Mexico Digital Collections. Documents and images of Jemez Valley and much, much more.

NM State Photo Archives. Again images of Jemez Valley and much more.

New Mexico History Museum. Photo archives, collections, exhibitions.







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