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Bloom-McFie Collection,

Identifier: 1960-004

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of various historical documents from New Mexico. Includes typescripts of Stephen Watts Kearny's proclamation of the United States' annexation of New Mexico and Governor Bautista Vigil y Alarid's response, both dated August 19, 1846; and correspondence of Francisco Lucero de Godoy concerning his portion of the Martinez Land Grant in Taos County, New Mexico. Collection also contains materials relating to the careers of Lansing B. Bloom and John R. McFie; articles of incorporation, constitution, and by-laws of the New Mexico Society for the Friendless (1903); and the constitution and regulations of the Sociedad Benefica Hispano-Americana de Nuevo Mexico (undated).


  • 1846-1938

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Lansing Bloom was a notable New Mexican historian who was closely associated with the Historical Society of New Mexico and the School of American Research in Santa Fe. He was also co-editor of the first "New Mexico Historical Review and a history professor at the University of New Mexico. John R. McFie was a District and Supreme Court judge in New Mexico.


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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 Bloom-McFie Collection, 1846-1938
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Richard Salazar
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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::1960-004::Bloom-McFie Collection)//EN" "nm-ar#1960-004.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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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