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Eugene A. Fiske Collection

Identifier: AC 085-P

Scope and Content

Collection consists of two items: one 1909 invitation to Fiske for a reception in El Paso, Texas for U.S. President William Howard Taft and Mexican President Porfirio Diaz; and one undated leather bound notebook containing an inventory of Fiske's personal library. The notebook has typed entries with handwritten corrections and additions.


  • 1909
  • 1878.
  • 1889
  • 1893.

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Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

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

Personal History

Fiske was a prominent attorney in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He came to Santa in 1878. He was appointed U.S. Attorney for New Mexico in 1889 and served through 1893. Fiske was active in organizing the New Mexico Bar Association, the Santa Fe Board of Trade, and the first gas company in New Mexico.


1 Folder

Separated Material

Postcard collection has been transferred to the Photo Archives and is catalogued separately.

The bulk of the Fiske Collection was transferred to the State Records Centers and Archives in 1961.


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 Eugene A. Fiske Collection, 1909
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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