Baca Family Papers,
Scope and Content
Collection consists of a broad range of materials relating to the Baca family of La Cienega, New Mexico. Series I consists of promissory notes, letters, contracts, and a land conveyance. Series II consists of promissory notes, letters, receipts, partido contracts (livestock contracts and chattel mortgages) and other documents involving either Ygnacio Baca or his son Juan Baca. Includes an 1846 inventory of Ygnacio Baca's estate. Series III consists primarily of documents involving Leonidas Baca and land transactions in the area of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Series IV includes account books, fragments of wills, documents concerning schools in La Cienega, the appointment of a mediator in an acequia dispute in La Cienega, and an 1895 poll tax roster.
Language of Materials
English, and Spanish.
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Collection is organized into four series:
- I. Baca family papers, 1819-1890
- II. Ygnacio Baca and Juan Baca papers, 1805-1846
- III. Leonidas Baca papers, 1858-1871
- IV. Baca family business papers, 1831-1915
- New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
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- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
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- Account books
- Ditches -- New Mexico -- La Cienega
- Estate inventories
- Family papers
- Irrigation canals and flumes -- New Mexico -- La Cienega
- La Cienega (N.M.) -- History
- Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- New Mexico
- Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- New Mexico -- Las Vegas
- Schools -- New Mexico -- La Cienega
- Inventory of the Baca Family Papers, 1805-1915
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- Finding aid is in English
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