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Archives[edit | edit source]

Saltillo[edit | edit source]

Archive of the H. Congress of the State of Coahuila (Archivo del H. Congreso del Estado de Coahuila)
Manuel Acuña y Boulevard Francisco Coss S/N Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 420 9617
Email: mariaangelt@live.com
Website: Archive of the H. Congress of the State of Coahuila

General Archive of Coahuila (Archivo General de Coahuila)
Juan Aldama # 381 esquina General Cepeda Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 490 3016/488 5349
Email: agec.coahuila@gmail.com
Email #2: agecoa@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Archivo General de Coahuila
Website #2: Archivo General del Estado de Coahuila - AGEC
Website #3: General Archive of the State of Coahuila - AGEC
Website #4: Historical Archive of the State of Coahuila

The first website is available only in Spanish. Click on "Documentos en Línea" if you want to see the original images of historical documents online. Click on "Publicaciones y Catálogos en Línea" to see online catalogs of the archive's collection; that way you can find out whether or not the archive has the documents you need without having to call or visit the archive.
Within Coahuila there are many different municipal archives in the many cities within the state. You can view the directory of municipal archives in Spanish, which gives the address, telephone number, and website of each archive.

General Archive of the Judicial Power of the State of Coahuila (Archivo General del Poder Judicial del Estado de Coahuila)
Emilio Carranza Número 505 entre Múzquiz y Corona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 439 0367
Email: alejandro4444@hotmail.com
Website: General Archive of the Judicial Power of the State of Coahuila

General Archive of Notaries of the State of Coahuila (Archivo General de Notarías del Estado de Coahuila)
Boulevar Venustiano Carranza 8475
25207 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 432 5341
Email: dir_notarias@hotmail.com
Website: General Archive of Notaries of the State of Coahuila

Saltillo Municipal Archive (Archivo Municipal de Saltillo)
Juárez y Leona Vicario, s/n
Col. Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 414 4370/414 0284
Email: informes@archivomunicipaldesaltillo.gob.mx
Email #2: reports@archivomunicipaldesaltillo.gob.mx
Email #3: archivomunicipaldesaltillo10@yahoo.com.mx
Email #4: hmoreira@saltillo.gob.mx
Website: Saltillo Municipal Archive
Website #2: Municipal Archive of Saltillo
Website #3: Municipal Archive of Saltillo, Coahuila
Website #4: Municipal Archive of Saltillo
Website #5: Archivo Municipal de Saltillo

The Municipal Archive of Saltillo is the memory of the city; historical itinerary of our land. The Saltillo Municipal Archive protects, orders, classifies, describes, and disseminates the documentary collections generated by the municipal administration.


There are 42 historical archives in 37 municipalities in the State of Coahuila. Here is the website: State of Coahuila Historical Archives.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Saltillo[edit | edit source]

Artemio Library of Valle Arizpe (Biblioteca Artemio de Valle Arizpe)
Francisco I. Madero esq. Cuauhtémoc Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 877 410 10 62
Website: Artemio Library of Valle Arizpe

La Salle University Library, Campus Saltillo (Biblioteca de la Universidad La Salle, Campus Saltillo)
Carr. Antigua Arteaga Km. 8
Col. Las Delicias
25034 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 438 7700 ext. 131
Email: biblioteca@ulsasaltillo.edu.mx
Website: La Salle University Library, Campus Saltillo
Website #2: The La Salle Saltillo University Library

Library of the University of Advanced Studies (UNEA), Campus Saltillo (Biblioteca de la Universidad de Estudios Avanzados (UNEA), Campus Saltillo)
Carmen Aguirre de Fuentes 526 Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 485 1543/485 1222 Fax: 412 0530
Website: Library of the University of Advanced Studies (UNEA), Campus Saltillo

Library of the University of the Valley of Mexico (Biblioteca de la Universidad del Valle de México)
Calle Tezcatlipoca 2301 Fracc. El Portal
25204 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 485 1789/438 0370
Email: victor.beltranm@uvmnet.edu
Website: Library of the University of the Valley of Mexico


There are 15 libraries in two municipalities in the State of Coahuila. Here is the website: State of Coahuila Libraries.

There are 141 DGB libraries in 38 municipalities in the State of Coahuila. Here is the website: State of Coahuila DGB Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Saltillo[edit | edit source]

Palace Museum (Museo del Palacio)
Juárez e Hidalgo s/n, planta baja Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 411 8500 ext. 1172
Email: corelaav@outlook.com
Email #2: minagarlo47@gmail.com
Website: Palace Museum

Housed inside the Government Palace of Coahuila, the museum details in an entertaining way the history of the construction of Coahuila through the various times and characters that have led and channeled the efforts of the people of Coahuila, to build a thriving state and in constant development.


There are 66 museums in 20 municipalities in the State of Coahuila. Here is the website: State of Coahuila Museums.