These materials place Chaco Research Archive data in a broader context and provide additional resources.


An extensive bibliography of Chaco Canyon generously donated to the Chaco Research Archive by F. Joan Mathien, and periodically updated by Chaco Research Archive staff.

Digital Monographs

Links to digital versions of published texts on Chaco Canyon and Aztec Ruins that are no longer in print.

Popular Data Sets

Excel spreadsheets of large, commonly used data sets.

Related Links

A list of useful websites pertaining to Chaco Canyon.


Timelines created by the Chaco Synthesis centered on four themes: “Architecture”, “Environmental Variables”, “Economy and Ecology,” and “Subsistence Resources.”

Tree-Ring Database

An Excel spreadsheet of tree-ring dates from numerous great houses and small houses in Chaco Canyon and from Aztec Ruins.

User Guide

A complete description of our database structure, tables, and fields.