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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-040

Scope and Content

As of 1999 collection consists of records of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, its predecessor the New Mexico School of Mines, and the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources (1895-1984). New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology records include catalogs (1951-1981), student handbooks (1959-1968), pamphlets, and student-faculty directories. New Mexico School of Mines records include catalogs (1930-1951), and a biennial report (1947-1949). New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources records include annual reports (1945-1954, 1964-1984), biennial reports (1954-1964), bulletins (1916-1984), circulars (1930-1984), and various publications issued by the Bureau. Collection also includes extensive reports and maps on geology, ground water, mining, and mineral resources in New Mexico.

Dates

  • 1895-[ongoing]

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

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

Historical Note

The New Mexico School of Mines was established by a legislative act in 1889 (1889 Laws of N.M., Chp. 138, Sec. 1). In 1951 a legislative act changed the name to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (1951 Laws of N.M., Chp. 46, Sec. 1). Within the Institute is the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, which was established by a legislative act in 1927 (1927 Laws of N.M., Chp. 115, Sec. 1). The Bureau is the state agency responsible for investigating, studying, and reporting on the geology of New Mexico. The Institute of Mining and Technology's purpose is to provide education in chemistry, metallurgy, mineralogy, geology, mining, milling, engineering, mathematics, and mechanical drawing. It is located in Socorro, New Mexico.

Extent

16 Linear Feet

Organization

Collection consists of twenty-nine series:
  1. I. Reports
  2. II. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources annual reports
  3. III. New Mexico School of Mines
  4. IV. State Inspector of Mines
  5. V. Annual reports
  6. VI. Budgets
  7. VII. Audit reports
  8. VIII. Student Handbook
  9. IX. Student directory
  10. X. Faculty and Staff directory
  11. XI. Publications
  12. XII. New Mexico School of Mines catalog
  13. XIII. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology catalog
  14. XIV. New Mexico Tech courses of instruction
  15. XV. Photographs
  16. XVI. Special reports
  17. XVII. Maps, inventories, deeds, misc. reports
  18. XVIII. New Mexico Geology
  19. XIX. Seenic Trips to the Geologic Past
  20. XX. Bulletins
  21. XXI. Circulars
  22. XXII. Geologic maps
  23. XXIII. Hydrogeologic sheets
  24. XXIV. Resoure maps
  25. XXV. Stratigraphic chart
  26. XXVI. Ground water reports
  27. XXVII. Hydrologic reports
  28. XXVIII. Memoir
  29. XXIX. Open-file reports

Related Materials

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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 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Records, 1895-[ongoing]
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::1994-040::New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Records)//EN" "nmar1994-040.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