Elisha V. and Boaz W. Long Papers,
Scope and Content
Collection consists of Elisha V. and Boaz W. Long's personal, legal, and dipolmatic correspondence; legal and business records; manuscripts and reports; clippings; and family papers. A large portion of the collection consists of: the legal papers of Elisha V. Long during his tenure as district attorney for several New Mexico counties (1896-1899), as the Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court (1885- 1890), and as a private attorney; and the official papers of Boaz W. Long during his tenure as U.S. Ambassador to various Central American and Carribean countries (1920s-1940s). Extensive correspondence between Elisha and Boaz span the years 1881 to 1925. Business records include account books and family papers include Boaz's diaries (1894-1968). Noted subjects are: the Anton Chico, Las Vegas, Maxwell, Mora, Los Trigos, Pablo Montoya, and Pablo Melendres land grants; the New Mexico Constitution; the Mexican Revolution; Mexican Telephone and Telegraph (1910-1931); the National Recovery Administration (1933-1936); and World War II.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Language of Materials
English, and Spanish.
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Elisha V. Long served as Chief Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court of New Mexico (1885-1890) and as the district attorney for the counties of Guadalupe, Mora, and San Miguel (1896-1899). His son Boaz W. Long served as U.S. ambassador to various Latin American countries and as the Director of the Museum of New Mexico.
70 linear feet + 1 oversize v.
Collection is organized into two series:
- Elisha V. Long papers, 1857-1928
- Boaz W. Long papers, 1868-1970
Photographs received with the collection are housed and cataloged separately. Publications received with the collection are housed in the Archives Research Room. Consult archivist regarding related maps.
- New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
- Archives and Historical Services Division
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- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
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- Account books
- Ambassadors -- United States
- Anton Chico Land Grant (N.M.)
- Constitutional History -- New Mexico
- Constitutional Law -- New Mexico
- Judges -- New Mexico
- Las Vegas Land Grant (N.M.)
- Los Trijos Land Grant (N.M.)
- Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.)
- Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
- Mora Land Grant (N.M.)
- New Mexico -- Maps
- New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950
- New Mexico -- Social life and customs
- Pablo Melendres Land Grant (N.M.)
- Pablo Montoya Land Grant (N.M.)
- United States -- Foreign Economic Relations
- World War, 1939-1945
- Inventory of the Elisha V. and Boaz W. Long Papers, 1857-1970
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- Finding aid is in English
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