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Contreras Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-52-BC
Abstract This collection is comprised of business and private papers pertaining to Abram Contreras, Felipe Peralta, Emiliano Contreras and their relatives who resided in Socorro County, central New Mexico, in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Dates: 1820-1944

Dolores Goddard Collection of Elfego Baca

Identifier: MSS-802-BC
Abstract This is a collection of correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings and articles about Elfego Baca as retained by his family after his death and collected in subsequent years. They provide a view of Baca’s political, business and family life beyond the well-known 1884 gunfight in Socorro County.
Dates: 1884-1961

Howard Bryan Collection

Identifier: AC 578
Scope and Content Material pertains to Howard Bryan's bi-weekly Albuquerque Tribune column “Off the Beaten Path” which ran from 1953 to 1990. This collection contains clippings of those columns as well as the correspondence and research material he used to produce the column. Material includes awards, photographs and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1940-2000; Majority of material found in 1970s-1980s

Josephine Barela Papers

Identifier: MSS-383-BC
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to San Rafael (New Mexico) resident and author Josephine Barela and her publication, Ojo del Gallo.
Dates: 1875-1976; Majority of material found in 1971-1975

Lansing B. Bloom Papers,

Identifier: MSS-110-BC
Scope and Content The collection is divided into two series: Lansing Bloom Personal Papers/AGI Research and the John Gregory Bourke Papers. The Bloom series, which is box 1 of the collection, contains Bloom's private papers and descriptive lists of hundreds of documents pertaining to Northern Mexico, New Mexico and Southwest history from the AGI that Bloom located and copied. The numbers in the lists that he assigned to the documents also appear on the photostats of the documents themselves in the...
Dates: 1540-1946 (bulk 1870-1946)

Martin Gardesky Collection of Historical Documents,

Identifier: 1960-019
Scope and Content Collection consists of original documents, translations, and photostats primarily concerning people and events in New Mexico and Mexico. Documents on New Mexico include a 1681 journal of Antonio de Otermin relating to the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; a photostat of a 1710 royal decree by the Duke of Albuquerque suppressing a bible printed in London; and the report of a 1749 investigation by Governor Tomas Velez de Cachupin regarding French incursions into Taos, New Mexico. English translations...
Dates: 1612-1912

Mauro Montoya Collection

Identifier: AC 152
Scope and Content Mauro Montoya Collection documents significant episodes of New Mexico history during the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The documents are divided into the four main periods: Spanish period, The Mexican period, U.S. Territorial period (incl. U.S. military occupation), New Mexico Statehood period.
Dates: 1709-1949

Mora County Payment Receipt

Identifier: AC630p
Scope and Content Receipt from Mora County, Territory of New Mexico, is dated March 16, 1904, made payable to Antonio Leyba in the amount of $25.00, "por un mas de escuela al Distrito." Receipt is signed by the County Clerk and the Chairman of the School Directors for District 16, and approved by the County Superintendent on April 22, 1904.
Dates: 1904

New Mexico Land Documents and Marriage Authorization

Identifier: MSS-106-SC
Abstract This collection is comprised of documentation of land sales or transfers from 1811-1887 and one letter from a Bishop authorizing a particular marriage. All documents pertain to the Mexican and Territorial periods in New Mexico.
Dates: 1791-1887 (bulk 1826-1887)

Otero-Stinson Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-506-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of three topical segments: Katherine Stinson's aviation career, Miguel Otero's political and legal career, and collected papers and manuscripts of his father Governor Miguel A. Otero, all ranging from the mid 1850s to 1985. The core of the collection are the correspondence files of Otero and Stinson and of Gov. Otero (Boxes 1-6). While Gov. Otero's papers are separated from Otero-Stinson's (Box 6), it was too difficult to separate Katherine Stinson's correspondence from...
Dates: 1843-1985

Ray Juan De Aragon Photocopy Collection of Historic Documents,

Identifier: 1977-020
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of a variety of historical documents from Spain (1740-1750), Mexico (1826-1909), and New Mexico (1849-1901). Spanish documents include a 1750 royal decree exempting some Franciscans from various public duties and laws. Mexican documents include Porifirio Diazs 1909 regional title to a silver and copper mine in Tehuantepec. New Mexican documents primarily involve either Charles Overman or his wife Barbara Chavez de Sanchez.

Collection is in Spanish.
Dates: 1740-1909

Sandoval County, New Mexico Land Documents

Identifier: MSS-157-BC
Abstract This collection, compiled by Julius Seligman, contains documents regarding the sale and purchase of land in Sandoval County, New Mexico, in and around Bernalillo, Algodones, Placitas, Santa Ana Pueblo, San Felipe Pueblo, and Jemez Pueblo.
Dates: 1790-1872

Seligman Collection,

Identifier: 1959-195
Scope and Content Collection consists of New Mexico historical documents from the 19th century and the first decade of the twentieth century (1803-1910). Included in the collection are some of Governor Manuel Armjio's papers pertaining to the Texas invasion and political matters (1843-1848); a report by James Maloy concerning the theft of animals by the Mimbres Apaches (1870); an apologia from Culiacan, Sonora (1826); an official Mexican circular concerning education; several receipts and invoices from various...
Dates: 1803-1910

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