- Existence: 1926-09-21-2015-01-19-
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Alfonso Sanchez was the District Attorney for Rio Arriba County during the land struggle of Reies Lopez Tijerina and the Alianza Federal de las Mercedes. The collection consists of biographical materials pertaining to Alfonso Sanchez, as well as materials pertaining to the Tierra Amarillo land grant and Reies Lopez Tijerina.
Dates: 1856-2004; Majority of material found within 1955-1970
Identifier: MSS -628 -BC
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, pamphlets, flyers, press releases, and broadsides relating to Alianza Federal de las Mercedes, Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres, Reies Lopez Tijerina, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, land grants, education, employment, and discrimination. The Alianza constitution is also included in the collection. An oversized folder contains broadsides, reprints and a map. This collection is composed of materials that were formerly housed in...
Dates: 1963-1997 (bulk 1967-1979)
Scope and Content Collection contains the 18 linear feet of correspondence between Dr. Knowlton, colleagues, students, and publishers. Dr. Knowlton's manuscripts relating to his field of research are included, some of which have been published in professional journals. Professor Knowlton also collected manuscripts written by colleagues and students on subjects relating to Mexican-Americans, Bilingual Education and Native American issues. Also within the collection are 23 linear feet of reports, committee...
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Gloria Montoya Chavez, a student, administrator, writer, and advocate for Chicano/a and other minority issues. These papers deal with professional, personal, and political struggle within the University of New Mexico’s Chicano Studies and Chicano Student Services, also known as Hispanic Student Services, and in the surrounding community.
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of anthropologist, Frances Léon Quintana, in the Southwest, mainly between 1960 and 1999. The collection consists of published and unpublished works, field notes, lecture notes, project proposals and reports, general and project correspondence, biographical and job-related materials, political petitions, statements, testimonies, and some news clippings.
Dates: 1705-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-1999
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor King's first term. Includes legislative, judicial, federal and penal papers, as well as correspondence, reports and other materials from a variety of state agencies and private organizations. Some of the materials involve issues such as the very large array telescope; Space Shuttle Program; Waste Isolation Pilot Plant; Vietnam War; a port of entry at Anapra, New Mexico; and the activities of Reies Tijerina. Collection also includes...
Abstract This collection contains photographs by Karl Kernberger spanning many subjects, geographical areas and times. It is grouped as political photographs, book projects, miscellaneous photography, audio and moving images, and images from the Trailway Tour exhibition. The 2022 addition focuses on photographs of the southwest.
Dates: 1912-1990; Majority of material found within 1957-1977
Abstract Collection consists of black & white photographs by Miguel Gandert. Photographic series include the 1988 Amador Flores occupation in Tierra Amarilla, NM, with portraits of Reyes Lopez Tijerina, Pedro Archuleta, and Rafael Flores; an NEH grant-funded series on the traditional farming communities near San Luis, Colorado and Taylor Ranch protest (1996-97); the Varrio [Barrio] San Jose project in Albuquerque, NM (1982-86).
Abstract This small collection contains the papers of Noe Tijerina, son of Reies Lopez Tijerina, Chicano land grant activist and founder of Alianza Federal de Mercedes. The papers relate to land grant activism and the Tijerina family.
Scope and Content The papers of Peter Nabokov, writer and newspaperman, contain manuscripts, notes, recorded interviews and newspaper articles. The bulk of the collection relates to research and writings about Reies Lopez Tijerina and the Tierra Amarilla land grant. The collection contains articles from the Santa Fe New Mexican, The Albuquerque Journal, The Albuquerque Tribune, and various other newspapers and...
Abstract The collection consists of photographs taken at the time of the "Courthouse Raid" incident in Tierra Amarilla, NM. As well as photographs taken in 1977 of Reies Lopez Tijerina, Ubaldo Velasquez, Emilio Naranjo, Moises Morales, Pedro Archuleta, and Tony Anaya. A 2018 addition contains photographs and slides primarily related to the Hunt family and Acoma Pueblo.
Identifier: AC 563-p
Scope and Content Papers consist of court documents and notes concerning Tijerina's M-1 carbine (in possession of the New Mexico History Museum). Weapon was in Tijerina's possession at the time of his arrest in 1969. Also included are a bilingual reward poster "Who killed Eulogio Salazar," two publications by Alan Stang (Reies Tijerina: The Communist Plan to Grab the Southwest, 1967/New Mexico: The Coming Guerrilla War, 1969), and Frankie McCarty's Land Grant Problems in New Mexico, 1969.
Dates: 1967 - 1974
Abstract The collection contains the papers of New Mexico land grant activist Reies Lopez Tijerina, best known for founding the Alianza Federal de Mercedes. The group organized heirs seeking to regain Spanish and Mexican land grants protected under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, an important component of the Chicano Movement.
Dates: 1888-2003; Majority of material found within 1963-1978
Abstract The photos in this collection relate to the and other events in the life of land grant activist, Reis Lopez Tijerina.Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres and other events in the life of land grant activist, Reis Lopez Tijerina.