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Armijo family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-2017-028

Content Description

Photographs and papers related to the Nestor Armijo family

Acquisition Type



Gallagher family, descendants of Nestor Armijo

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1880 - 1970



1.5 Linear Feet


Papers and photographs related to the Armijo family of Las Cruces and Albuquerque, including: · 72 photographic prints - mostly mounted portraits, ca. 1890-1920 (includes one framed portrait); · 27 color slides, 35mm; · One reel of Kodachrome 8mm movie film in box addressed to Peter Gallagher with postmark September 22, 1960; · Annual tax statements for California property to Eloisa Armijo, 1894-1927 (many years missing); · Letter press book of outgoing correspondence of Nicolás Armijo, 1886-1892 (includes letters to Juan B. Lamy, Luis Terrazas, Enrique Creel, L. Bradford Prince, and prominent New Mexico residents); · Two leather postcards addressed to Miss Josephine Armijo, 1906 and 1907; · Bound autograph book of Gertrude Armijo, with entries dated 1894-1898 ("years we lived in Denver") and 1916; · Photocopy of book Don Francisco Xavier Chavez, by Evelyn Downey Yrisarri, tracing the genealogy of Chavez family and related lines, including Armijo and Yrisarri, in New Mexico; · Miscellaneous issues of New Mexico newspapers (Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces) from late 19th and early 20th centuries; · Book The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria, 1837-1901