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Grant County, N.M. Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-019

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Grant County, New Mexico (1868-1983). The bulk of the materials cover the years 1868 to 1914. Included are records of the county clerk (1868-1928), assessor (1871-1918), sheriff (1877-1916), county commissioners (1889-1896), county superintendent of schools (18895-1900), justice of the peace (1869-1917), treasurer (1888-1902), probate court (1883-1915), and photocopies or typescripts of obituaries and cemetery records. Clerks records include mining claims, notarial records, brand registers, election tallies, voter lists, marriage records, and license registers. County commissioners records consist of a poll and tally of the special election for delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1889, and minutes of meetings for 1929. Miscellaneous materials include some death notices and cemetery records, and Silver City land records.

Some materials are in Spanish.

Dates

  • 1868-1983 (bulk 1868-1914)

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Documents are fragile. Use microfilm if available.

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

Formerly part of Dona Ana County, New Mexico, Grant County was created in 1868.

Extent

6.5 linear feet + 37 v. + 11 rolls

Alternate Format

Some records are available on microfilm.

Related Material

Most statehood materials remain in the county offices.

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 Grant County, N.M. Records, 1868-1983 (bulk 1868-1914)
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Daphne S.O. Arnaiz-DeLeon
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::1974-019::Grant County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1974-019.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