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Doña Ana County election records

Identifier: Ms-0144-SC

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Republican and Democratic expense affidavits, records of campaign debts, convention lists, correspondence and certificates of nomination for either party. The materials are in poor condition, brittle and dirty papers, and will need careful handling.


  • 1916-1922

Conditions Governing Access

Open. All materials contained in this collection are open for use by researchers under supervised conditions in the Search Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyrights. All literary rights possessed in these records by Dona Ana County, New Mexico have been assigned to the Rio Grande Historical Collections of New Mexico State University.

Biographical / Historical

Doña Ana County is one of the 33 counties in the state of New Mexico. It was created in 1852 and contains New Mexico second largest city, Las Cruces. In 1900, the county had an agriculturally based society with a population of 10,187. By 1990, the county was urbanized with a population of 135,510 and boasted an economy based on service and retail


18 items (Small Collections)

Language of Materials



Contains affidavits of election expenditures and lists of candidates and their addresses during the 1916, 1920, and 1922 elections in Dona Ana County, New Mexico.

Processing Information

Merleen Dibert, May 1980
Guide to the Doña Ana County election records
Merleen Dibert
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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