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

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-022

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records for Luna County, New Mexico (1901-1921). Included are criminal cases 1-664, 1182 (1901-1916, 1921) and civil cases 1-318 (1901-1911). Large gaps may exist between case files. Many of the cases after 1911 are not part of this collection. Also included are applications to practice law.

Dates

  • 1901-1921

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

Luna County, New Mexico was established in 1901 and formed part of the 3rd Judicial District of the United States Territorial Courts in New Mexico. In 1912 Luna County was transferred from the 3rd to the 6th Judicial District. Upon statehood in 1912, the Territorial Courts became the New Mexico District Courts.

Extent

12 Linear Feet

Organization

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

Related Material

Most statehood material remains with the Judicial District Court Clerks.

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 Luna County, 1901-1921
Status
Edited Full Draft
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::1978-022::Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for Luna County)//EN" "nmar1978-022.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