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Corn Exchange Hotel Register,

Identifier: Ms-0080

Scope and Content

Located in La Mesilla, New Mexico, under the proprietorship of John H. Davis, the hotel once was the property of mine developer, politician, and diplomat Joseph F. Bennett. The register recorded dates, guest names and addresses, with notes about meals taken and animals quartered. Included are names of many individuals prominent in territorial New Mexico.

Sample: Page 13 of Register, Nov. 3-6, 1875


  • 1875-1878


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1 item


  1. B52 Inez D. (Mrs. Hilary J.) Bennett
  2. Mrs. Jo Bennett Mitchell


Contact Information

  1. Archives and Special Collections
  2. New Mexico State University Library
  3. P.O. Box 30006
  4. Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8006
  5. Phone: (575) 646-3839
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Inventory of the Corn Exchange Hotel Register, 1875-1878
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Mildred Barrett, Austin Hoover
© 2000
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State University::Archives and Special Collections//TEXT (US::NmLcU::MS 80::Corn Exchange Hotel Register)//EN" "nmlcu1ms80.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 University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA