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Armstrong Family Papers,

Identifier: 1980-030

Scope and Content

Collection consists of professional and personal papers of Armstrong and his wife, Alta Morton Armstrong. Includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and family memorabilia.


  • 1890-1956

Language of Materials


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Copy Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

John Wesley Armstrong was a prominent political figure in New Mexico during the early twentieth century. After serving as Mayor of Carlsbad, he was Assistant Attorney General of New Mexico from 1922 to 1924 and Attorney General from 1924 until his death in 1926.


.5 Linear Feet

Separated Material

Photographs received with the collection are located in the "John Wesley Armstrong Family Photograph Collection" (SRCA Photo 0002)


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 Armstrong Family Papers, 1890-1956
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Katherine Dorman
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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::1980-030::Armstrong Family Papers)//EN" "nmar1980-030.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