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Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for McKinley County,

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-007

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.

Dates

  • 1901-1931 (bulk 1901-1915)

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

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.

Extent

7 Linear Feet

Organization

Collection is organized into three series:
  1. I. Docket Books
  2. II. Criminal Case Files
  3. III. Civil Case Files

Related Material

Naturalization records are located in the "Naturalization Records by New Mexico Courts" (Accession Number 1959-281).

Most statehood material remains with the Judicial District Court Clerk.

General

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: archives@rain.state.nm.us
  8. URL: http://www.state.nm.us/cpr/ahsd_top.htm
Title
Inventory of the Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for McKinley County, 1901-1931, (bulk 1901-1915)
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Staff
Date
©2000
Language of description
Undetermined
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::1976-007::Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for McKinley County)//EN" "nmar1976-007.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

Contact:
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7913