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Vincent Z. C. de Baca Collection

Identifier: AC 029

Scope and Content

Mexican and Territorial records spanning ca. 1810-1890. Later records and family memorabilia and correspondence.

Collection consists of the family papers of the C de Baca, Rudolph, and Sanchez families of Mora County, New Mexico (1875-1949), Mora County documents (1809-1935), and miscellaneous papers. Bulk of the collection covers the years, 1809-1935.

Mora County documents consist of: records for land grants, conveyances, and deeds (1809-67); unofficial bound volumes of birth and death information (1924-35); a register of the National Re-Employment Services, a Works Progress Administration program (1935); St. Gertrude's church and parish records; and the last will and testament of Thomas Barns (1865).

Miscellaneous documents consist of a notice relating to epidemic diseases dated 1877, a testimonial by Archbishop of Santa Fe Jean Baptiste Lamy dated 1862, a military dispensation dated 1862, and some material relating to the Penitentes.


  • 1809-1983 (bulk, 1809-1935)

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

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


Vincent Z. C. de Baca is a professor at Metro College of Denver, Colorado.


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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 Vincent Z. C. de Baca Collection, 1809-1983 (bulk, 1809-1935)
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

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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