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Guadalupe County, N.M. Records,

Identifier: 1974-020

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Guadalupe County, New Mexico (1893-1942). Included are records of the county clerk (1893-1930), assessor (1893-1923), sheriff (1912-1931), county commissioners (1893-1928), justice of the peace (1902-1946), probate court (1893-1928), superintendent of schools and board of education (1910-1925), and miscellaneous records (1911-1942). Clerk's records include license registers, oaths and bonds, poll books, articles of incorporation, chattel mortgages, and homestead patents and deed books (1897-1915). Justice of the Peace records include some marriages (1935-1937), and inquests (1902-1911). Miscellaneous records include proceedings of the New Mexico Board of Equalization (1913-1914) and the records of the Guadalupe County Teachers' Association (1913-1914).

Some materials are in Spanish.


  • 1893-1942 (Bulk, 1893-1923)

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Some records are available on microfilm.

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 parts of San Miguel and Valencia Counties, New Mexico, Guadalupe County was created in 1891. The name was changed to Leonard Wood County in 1903, and changed back to Guadalupe County in 1905.


3.5 linear feet + 24 v. + 3 rolls

Related Material

Most statehood materials remain in the county offices.


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 Guadalupe County, N.M. Records, 1893-1942 (Bulk 1893-1923)
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Daphne S.O. Amaiz-DeLeon revised
Language of description
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::1974-020::Guadalupe County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1974-020.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

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948