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New Mexico Office of State Treasurer Records,

Identifier: 1974-060

Scope and Content

As of 1997 collection consists of the records of the New Mexico Office of the State Treasurer (1955-1974) and its predecessor the Office of the Territorial Treasurer (1849-1911). State records include ledgers, proceedings of financial and investment boards, and administration files. Territorial records include administrative correspondence, annual reports, journals, and ledgers.

Partial finding aid.


  • 1847-[ongoing]

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Access to original territorial records restricted; Use microfilm only (Territorial Archives of New Mexico).

Copy Restrictions

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


The Office of Territorial Treasurer of New Mexico was created as an appointive office in 1846 by the Kearney Code, a body of laws created by Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny for the governance of New Mexico after its annexation by the United States in 1846. In 1912, with statehood, the Office of the State Treasurer became an elective one (1912 New Mexico State Consitution, Art. V, Sec. 1). The State Treasurer is charged with receiving and keeping all monies of the State, excapt as otherwise provided; distributing public money; and investing the state's permanent fund.


22 Linear Feet

Alternate Format

Records of Territorial Treasurer (1849-1909) also available on microfilm as part of the Teritorial Archives of New Mexico (Rolls 44-46).

Related Material

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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 New Mexico Office of State Treasurer Records, 1847-[ongoing]
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1974-060::New Mexico Office of State Treasurer Records)//EN" "nmar1974-060.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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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