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Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation is about working to save the tangible and intangible cultural production that embodies our collective histories: documents, architecture, communities and oral histories. The Office of the State Historian collaborates with archives, conservators, museums, communities, and concerned individuals across the state and nation who care about preserving our shared and individual pasts. OSH supports efforts to preserve the multi-layered histories of New Mexicans, the built environment, intercultural experiences, memories, and in accord with the agency's mission, the written record. The State Historian is a statutory member of the Cultural Properties Review Committee, the policy-making committee that oversees the Historic Preservation Division of the Cultural Affairs Department.