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Amado Chaves Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1963-001

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, manuscripts, genealogies, and clippings. Subjects include New Mexican customs and folklore, land grants and titles, and prominent figures in New Mexico history. Other topics include Chaves and Ortiz family histories, the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and New Mexicos school system. Notable correspondents are Charles F. Lummis, B.W. "Win Page, Katharine Chaves Page, and Stephen B. Elkins. This collection was transferred from the Museum of New Mexico in 1963.

Some materials are in Spanish.

Dates

  • 1698-1931

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Amado Chaves served as the first Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Territory of New Mexico in 1891. He was also elected Mayor of Santa Fe in 1891, and served as a Senator in the Territorial Council in 1903.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Organization

Collection is organized into two series:
  1. I. Land grant papers
  2. II. Amado Chaves family papers

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

General

Title
Inventory of the Amado Chaves Papers, 1698-1931
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by K. Dorman
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::1963-001::Amado Chaves Papers)//EN" "nmar1963-001.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