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Watrous (N.M.) Maps and Documents Collection

Identifier: AC596p

Scope and Content

Collection contains maps (moved to map collection) and papers related to land transfers in the area of Watrous, New Mexico.


  • 1868 - 1903

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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.

Biographical Information

Joan Carlson, the donor of these materials, is a great-great-granddaughter of Samuel B. Watrous. Watrous, previously known as La Junta de los Rios, is located in Mora County, New Mexico and within the John Scolly land grant. The town was named after Samuel B. Watrous in 1884. The Watrous House was dedicated a National Historic Landmark in 1963.


1 Folder

Separated Material

Maps have been transferred to the Chavez Library's Map Collection.
Finding Aid of the Watrous (N.M.) Maps and Documents Collection, 1868 - 1903
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© 2014
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

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