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A. A. Jones Family Papers

Identifier: AC 282

Scope and Content

Collection consists of personal, business and polititcal papers of A. A. Jones. Approximately half of the collection contains the Jones Family papers which includes personal and business records, land grant case records pertaining to the Preston Beck and Anton Chico land grants, correspondence, pamphlets and miscellaneous clippings. The second half of the collecton is related to his political involvement in the Democratic Party in New Mexico.


  • 1865-1942 (bulk 1885-1942)

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Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Note

A.A. Jones was a prominent lawyer, businessman, and politician from East Las Vegas, N.M. He served as a special U.S. District Attorney (1894-1898), First Assistant Secretrary of the Interior (1913-1916), and U.S. Senator (1916-1927).


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Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. New Mexico History Museum
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Email:
  7. URL:
Guide to the A. A. Jones Family Papers, 1865-1942 (bulk 1885-1942)
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©2000; update ©2010; update@2023
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Finding aid is in English

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  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico History Museum::Fray Angelico Chavez History Library//TEXT (US::NmSM::AC 282::A. A. Jones Family Papers)//EN" "nmsm1ac282.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.
  • August 30, 2023: Added 2 files: B 1, f.10 and B.7, f. 11; corrected typo in date expression for B.2, f.5

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090