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Albert T. Rogers Family Papers,

Identifier: 1974-049

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the papers of the Rogers family (Albert Sr., Albert Jr., Helen, and Waldo). The bulk of the collection consists of Albert Jr.s business and legal papers (1898-1956). Legal papers include Supreme Court of New Mexico case files involving the City of Raton; district court case files; and land grant case files involving the Maxwell, Preston Beck, Anton Chico, and Mora land grants. Also included are records from the settlement of Leah Ilfelds estate and one land grant map. Business papers include reports from the New Mexico Insane Asylum (1922) and an account book from Strong & Smyth (1871-1879). Personal papers include diaries of Albert Jr. and Helen (1921-1925), and clippings and photographs relating to Waldos political career.


  • 1871-1957

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Biographical Note

The Albert T. Rogers family lived in Las Vegas, New Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Albert T. Rogers, Jr. was an attorney who earned his law degree in 1897, practiced law in Las Vegas, and collaborated with A.A. Jones on land grant cases. Albert T. Rogers Jr.s wife was Helen Rogers and his son was Waldo H. Rogers.


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Collection is organized into seven series:
  1. Personal papers, 1904-1957
  2. Business papers, 1898-1956
  3. Political correspondence, 1904-1955
  4. World War I correspondence, 1917-1919
  5. Case files, 1950-1953, No Date
  6. Land grant files, 1897-1901, No Date
  7. Miscellaneous, 1871-1936, No Date

Related Material

Additional land grant case file material located in the "A.A. Jones Papers" (Accession Number 1960-025).


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:
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Inventory of the Albert T. Rogers Family Papers, 1871-1957
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Processed by J. Richard Salazar
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Finding aid is in English

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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

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