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Santa Fe New Mexican Records

Identifier: AC 411

Scope and Content

Collection contains corporate records of the Santa Fe New Mexican from the 1940s, just prior to its sale to Robert McKinney in 1949, including correspondence, advertisments, financial records and photographic negatives of pareade events, as well as a general ledger from 1918-1919. Collection also includes documents from KTRC Radio Station, owned by the New Mexico Publishing Company, the parent company to the New Mexican.


  • 1939-1951
  • Majority of material found in 1946-1948

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Institutional History

The Santa Fe New Mexican is the oldest newspaper continously published in the Southwest. Its first issue was four pages, tabloid size, in Spanish and English, published 24 November 1849. The newspaper changed hands many times, the name varied slightly, and is currently owned by Robin McKinney Martin..


1.75 Linear Feet

Separated Material

Photo negatives have been transferred to Photo Archives (ACP 012). Inventory of negatives at the end of this finding aid.


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angelico Chavez History Library
  2. P.O. Box 2087
  3. The Palace of the Governors
  4. Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087
  5. Phone: 505-476-5090
  6. Fax: 505.476.5053
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Processing Information

Processed by Tomas Jaehn
Inventory of the Santa Fe New Mexican Records, 1918-1951
Processed by tj
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Finding aid is in English [OCLC 64273931]

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