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Quay County, N.M. Records,

Identifier: 1989-010

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Quay County, New Mexico (1903-1990). Included are county clerk school district election records (1986-1990), a county commissioners petition (1918-1919), justice of the peace records for one case (1904), probate court records for two cases (1914, 1931), and assessment records (1903-1912).


  • 1903-1990 (bulk, 1903-1931)

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Documents are fragile. Use microfilm if possible.

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note:

Formerly parts of Guadalupe, San Miguel, and Union Counties, New Mexico, Quay County was created in 1903.


4 microfilm rolls (0.25 linear feet)


Collection is organized into five series:
  1. I. County Clerk
  2. II. County Assessor
  3. III. County Commissioners
  4. IV. Justice of the Peace
  5. V. Probate Court

Alternate Format

Some records are available on microfilm.

Related Material

Most statehood material remains in the county offices.


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Inventory of the Quay County, N.M. Records, 1903-1990 (bulk, 1903-1931)
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Daphne S.O. Arnaiz-DeLeon
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Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1989-010::Quay County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1989-010.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948