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Joe Doherty papers

Identifier: Ms-0092-SC


Folsom, New Mexico cattle and sheep rancher. Includes two magazine articles on the family’s migration to New Mexico from Donegal, Ireland, Joe Doherty’s tenure as sheriff, the start of the ranching operations, and land investment and modern Doherty ranch management, as well as an undated letter from Jim Diver detailing family member’s activities and a family history written by Dana Doherty.


  • 1950 - 1967

Conditions Governing Use

Open. All materials in this collection are available for research under supervised conditions in the Research Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. No literary rights to materials contained in the collection have been transferred to the Rio Grande Historical Collections of New Mexico State University Library.


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Negatives of the Doherty Store have been borrowed, printed, returned and may be found in the Rio Grande Historical Collection photograph under Folsom, New Mexico.
Guide to the Joe Doherty papers
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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