Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for McKinley County,
Scope and Content
Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records for McKinley County, New Mexico (1901-1931). The bulk of the material covers the years 1901-1915. Included are criminal cases 1-154 (1901-1911), civil cases 1-600, 969 (1901-1915, 1931) and a criminal docket for the 2nd Judicial District. Large gaps may exist between case files. Many of the cases after 1915 are not part of this collection. Additional material for McKinley County can be found in the Bernalillo County District Court records.
- 1901-1931 (bulk 1901-1915)
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McKinley County, New Mexico was established in 1899 and formed part of the 2nd Judicial District of the United States Territorial Courts in New Mexico. In subsequent years McKinley County was transferred from the 2nd to the 1st Judicial District (1921) and from the 1st to the 11th Judicial District (1961). Upon statehood in 1912 the Territorial Courts became the New Mexico District Courts.
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Collection is organized into three series:
- I. Docket Books
- II. Criminal Case Files
- III. Civil Case Files
- New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
- Archives and Historical Services Division
- 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
- Phone: 505-476-7908
- Fax: 505-476-7909
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- URL: http://www.state.nm.us/cpr/ahsd_top.htm
- Civil procedure -- New Mexico -- McKinley County
- Criminal procedure -- New Mexico -- McKinley County
- District Court records, McKinley County
- Judicial records
- Legal files
- McKinley County (N.M.) -- History
- McKinley County (N.M.) -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950
- State government records
- Territorial records
- Inventory of the Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for McKinley County, 1901-1931, (bulk 1901-1915)
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- Finding aid is in English
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