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Governor Lionel A. Sheldon Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-086

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official papers of Governor Sheldon. Includes letters sent and received, appointments, reports, proclamations, and penal papers. Some reports and letters concern the construction of the territorial penitentiary in 1884. There is also an 1884 report from the Governor to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

Dates

  • 1881-1885

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

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

Sheldon was appointed Governor in 1881 by President Garfield. Sheldon served as a congressman for Louisiana before becoming Governor of New Mexico. He was born in New York in 1831.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Organization

Organized into seven series:
  1. I. Letters received
  2. II. Letters sent
  3. III. Appointments
  4. IV. Proclamations
  5. V. Report of the Governor to U.S. Secretary of the Interior
  6. VI. Reports to Governor
  7. VII. Penal papers

Alternate Format

Available on microfilm as part of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico (Rolls 99-100).

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 Lionel A. Sheldon Papers, 1881-1885
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::1959-086::Governor Lionel A. Sheldon Papers)//EN" "nmar1959-086.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