We are proud to announce that the New Mexico Genealogical Society received the Lansing B. Bloom Award on April 25, 2008. This award was presented by the Historical Society of New Mexico "for an outstanding publication by a society or institution." The award was for the 2007 book "Aqui Se Comienza: A Genealogical History of the Founding Families of La Villa de San Felipe de Alburquerque".
The book's primary editor, Gloria M. Valencia y Valdez, accepted the award for the society. NMGS Congratulates Gloria and all of the book's contributors.
Click this link to purchase your copy of "Aqui Se Comienza". ($55.00, softbound. Book # E-13.)