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Mission at Old Acoma Foundation records

Identifier: AC 342

Scope and Content

This collection consists of meeting agendas, schedules, correspondence and financial reports, and isometric drawings of the mission, San Esteban del Ray, as well as photographs of the project and crew members for the time period September 1988 through May 1992.


  • 1988-1992

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Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

The preservation of the mission at Old Acoma was a project first conceived in September 1988 by architect and Santo Domingo Pueblo member, Jim A. Coriz, Jr. After asking a few people to assist him, Coriz, unfortunately, died in January 1989. At that time the Mission at Old Acoma Foundation, Inc. was organized for the purpose of assisting the Acoma People to complete the renovation of its Mission Church and Convent begun by Coriz. The foundation also refers to this project as "A Circle of Hands" because it brings together the community of Acoma, its Governor and Tribal Council, and the Foundation and its donors for the purpose of preserving a National Historic Landmark. The work was completed in December 1991 and the disbandment of the foundation followed in May 1992.


.75 Linear Feet

Separated Material

Photographs received with the collection are housed in Photo Archives.


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Guide to the Mission at Old Acoma Foundation records, 1988-1992
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Finding aid is in English

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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