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Governor Charles Bent Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-070

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official papers of Governor Bent. Includes letters sent and received, one proclamation, and other documents.

Most materials in Spanish.

Dates

  • 1846-1847

Creator

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Access to original materials restricted; Use microfilm only (Territorial Archives of New Mexico).

Copy Restrictions

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

Biography

Bent was appointed Governor by Governor Stephen Watts Kearny in September, 1846. He was assassinated in January, 1847 during the Taos Revolt.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Organized into four series:
  1. I. Letters received
  2. II. Letters sent
  3. IV. Miscellaneous
  4. III. Proclamation

Alternate Format

Available on microfilm as part of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico (Roll 98).

General

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: archives@rain.state.nm.us
  8. URL: http://www.state.nm.us/cpr/ahsd_top.htm
Title
Inventory of the Governor Charles Bent Papers, 1846-1847
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by staff
Date
©2000
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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::1959-070::Governor Charles Bent Papers)//EN" "nmar1959-070.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

Contact:
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7913