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Andrieus A. Jones Family Photographs

Identifier: PAAC-0081

Content Description

Collection of photographs related to the life of New Mexico legislator Andrieus A. Jones (1862-1927), his spouse Natalia Stoneroad Jones, their son Andrieus A. Jones, Jr. and the Stoneroad family. The collection includes individual and group portraits, private events, and official trips and functions. The formats included are gelatin silver prints, photographic postcards, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, tintypes, daguerreotypes, negatives and albums.


  • circa 1865-1934
  • Majority of material found in 1909-1927


Biographical / Historical

Andrieus Aristieus Jones (1862-1927) was born in Union City, Tennessee to Rev. James W. Jones and Hester A.A. (May) Jones. He attended Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee, graduated from the University of Valparaiso, Indiana, and became a school teacher. Jones moved to Last Vegas, New Mexico in 1885, and was a public school principal until 1887. After completing his law studies, Jones was admitted to the New Mexico Bar Association and later elected president; he was a member of the firms Jones & Rogers and Hicks & Jones and in 1893 was admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. He held several political offices, first as mayor of Las Vegas in 1893, then U.S. special District Attorney between 1894-1896, and later became a delegate to the Democratic National Convention and chairman of the New Mexico Democratic Committee in 1906 and 1908, and a member of the Democratic National Committee between 1912-1920. In 1913 he was appointed First Assistant Secretary of the Interior, resigning the position in 1916, when he ran for and was elected United States Senator from New Mexico. He was chairman of the Senate Committee on Women Suffrage between 1917 and 1919, and served on the Senate Committees on Finance, Appropriations, Education and Labor, and Public Lands and Surveys. Senator Jones was re-elected in 1922 and held the position until his death in 1927. Andrieus A. Jones was first married to Ida May Knowles Jones, with whom he had two sons, and then to Natalia Stoneroad Jones, with whom he had one son.

Natalia Stoneroad (1871-1933) was born in California to Napoleon Bonaparte and Lucy Jane Dickenson Stoneroad. She married Andrieus A. Jones in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1902. She was involved in political and philantropic activities and often accompanied her husband on official trips. She was a member of the Woman's National Democratic Club and served as president in 1927.

Andrieus A. Jones, Jr. (1909-1993) was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico, to Andrieus Aristieus Jones and Natalia Jones. He attended Princeton University between 1927-1931 and then Harvard Law School. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. A.A. Jones Jr. married Rona Maria Longinotto Jones and the couple had two sons.

"Andrieus A. Jones: A Featured Biography." United States Senate : Senators, Accessed August 24, 2023.

"Necrology: Andrieus Aristieus Jones." New Mexico Historical Review 3, 1 (1928): 112-116.

"Memorial: Andrieus A. Jones, Jr. '31." Princeton Alumni Weekly. Princeton University. Accessed August 24, 2023.


4.5 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box; 2 shoeboxes; 2 oversize boxes; 1 rolled panoramic size collage of prints and 1 framed panoramic size set of prints stored in oversize drawer; 1 oversize print stored in oversize drawer)

Language of Materials



The Andrieus A. Jones Family Photographs collection includes images related to the personal and public life of United States Senator Andrieus A. Jones (1868-1927) and his family.

Related library collection

A.A. Jones Family Papers, AC 282

Separated Materials

The manuscript collection was accessioned and processed as library collection AC 282 (see Related Materials). The object collection is stored separately as a museum colletion.
Andrieus A. Jones Family Photographs Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives Repository

113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA