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Lea County, N.M. Records,

Identifier: 1974-021

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Lea County, New Mexico (1920-1948). The bulk of the materials cover the dates 1920 to 1923. Included are records of the county clerk (1927-1928), county commissioners (1921-1923, 1948), and assessor (1920). County clerk records include a listing of school districts (1928). County commissioners records include correspondence (1922-1923), a resolution (1921), and a petition (1948). County assessor records consist of a record book of property assessments (1920).


  • 1920-1948 (bulk, 1920-1923)

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Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

Formerly parts of Chaves and Eddy Counties, New Mexico, Lea County was created in 1917.


.25 linear feet + 1 v.

Related Material

Most 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 Lea County, N.M. Records, 1920-1948 (bulk, 1920-1923)
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Daphane S.O. Amaiz-Deleon revised
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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::1974-021::Lea County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1974-021.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