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Luna County, N.M. Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-021

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Luna County, New Mexico (1901-1970). The bulk of the materials cover the years 1901 to 1924. Materials consist of records of the county clerk (1901-1970, bulk 1901-1918), sheriff (1910-1913), county commissioners (1908-1924), justice of the peace (1901-1919, 1929), probate court (1901-1932), treasurer (1902-1913), assessor (1901-1912), and road board (1912-1917). Clerks records include registers of applications for marriage licenses, chattel mortgages, oaths and bonds, and licenses; election returns; notarial records; and articles of incorporation. County commissioners records include a special census of Columbus, New Mexico (1913). Justice of the peace records include civil and criminal case files and coroners inquests (1904-1914).

Dates

  • 1901-1970 (bulk 1901-1924)

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

Documents are fragile. Use microfilm if available.

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

Formerly parts of Dona Ana County, New Mexico, Luna County was created in 1901.

Extent

7 linear feet + 31 v. + 4 rolls

Alternate Format

Some records are on microfilm.

Related Material

Most statehood materials remain in the county offices.

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

General

Title
Inventory of the Luna County, N.M. Records, 1901-1970 (bulk 1901-1924)
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Daphne S.O. Arnaiz-DeLeon
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::1978-021::Luna County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1978-021.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

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