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Governor Ezequiel C de Baca Papers,

Identifier: 1959-095

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor C De Baca. Official papers date from 1916-1917 and consist of letters sent and received, his oath of office, resignations, speeches, and a message to the legislature. Private papers date from 1906-1932 and consist of letters sent and received by C De Baca, as well as letters and telegrams received on this death in 1917 and his wife Margarita's death in 1932.


  • 1906-1932 (1916-1917)

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Biographical Note

Ezequiel C De Baca was born November 1, 1864 at Las Vegas, New Mexico, the fourth son of Tomas and Estefanita C De Baca. He was educated in the local schools in Las Vegas and at the Jesuit College there. As a journalist, he became associated with Antonio Lucero and Felix Martinez in 1891 to publish the influential Las Vegas Spanish weekly La Voz del Pueblo. C De Baca served as Deputy Clerk of the First District Court in San Miguel County, and was elected the first Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in 1911. He also acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Asylum for the Insane from 1912 through 1916. C De Baca was Democratic presidential elector in 1912 and chairman of the New Mexico Delegation to the Democratic National Convention in July 1916. He was elected governor November 7, 1916 and inaugurated January 1, 1917. C De Baca died on February 18, 1917 after a long illness.


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Collection is organized into two series:
  1. I. Official Papers
  2. II. Personal Papers


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:
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Inventory of the Governor Ezequiel C de Baca Papers, 1906-1932 (1916-1917)
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

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