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Abeyta Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 001-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of a handwritten history and other documents involving the Abeyta family of Abeytas, New Mexico. The items are apparently from a "manual" for family members with sections on behavior at home and at school, vices and virtues, and education. Other sections contain religious verses, medicinal remedies, a record of family births and deaths, and a text of the folk play Los Postores, often performed during the Christmas season. Material is both in English and in...
Dates: 1807-1943

Albert T. Rogers Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-049
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers of the Rogers family (Albert Sr., Albert Jr., Helen, and Waldo). The bulk of the collection consists of Albert Jr.s business and legal papers (1898-1956). Legal papers include Supreme Court of New Mexico case files involving the City of Raton; district court case files; and land grant case files involving the Maxwell, Preston Beck, Anton Chico, and Mora land grants. Also included are records from the settlement of Leah Ilfelds estate and one land grant map....
Dates: 1871-1957

Albuquerque Women Against Rape Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-598-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of the Take Back The Night scrapbook and records of activities of other women's groups. The TBTN scrapbook contains newspaper articles and flyers documenting events and actions between 1987 and 1992. The rest of the collection contains propaganda and information on women's rights, objectives, and opinions. There is also correspondence between TBTN, several other national women's groups, and the media. Other women's groups represented include Women Against Violence...
Dates: 1975-1992 (bulk 1980-1989)

Amador family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0004
Abstract Papers of the Amador family, entrepreneurs and community leaders of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Included in the collection are the personal papers of Martin Amador, Refugio Ruiz de Amador, their children, Emilia Amador de Garcia, Juan Amador, Francisco Amador, Martin A. Amador, Jr., Maria Amador de Daguerre, Clotilde Amador de Terrazas, Julieta Amador de Garcia, and Corina Amador de Campbell, and sons in law, Jesus Garcia and Antonio Terrazas. The papers include correspondence, financial, and legal...
Dates: 1856-1949

Anastasio Apodaca genealogical chart

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0143-SC
Abstract Genealogical chart of the Anastasio Apodaca family, compiled by Emilio H. Apodaca of Socorro, New Mexico. The family is directly descended from the Spanish colonizers who founded Socorro, Texas in 1681.
Dates: undated

Angélico Chavez Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-440-BC
Scope and Content This collection is limited to the research notes for Fray Angélico Chavez' work entitled, New Mexico Roots Ltd, 1678-1869 (11 Volumes), 1982 which consist of biographical information gathered from the Diligencias Matrimoniales (DM's) 1678-1869 (Pre-Nuptial Investigations) required by the Catholic Church. Most of the DM's are housed within the Archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. The collection consists of twenty-six (26) notebooks of research...
Dates: 1950-1982

Armer-Reid papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0461
Abstract Business and personal papers of the Reid family who operated an Angora goat ranch in Kingston, NM.
Dates: 1884-1982

Armijo and Gallagher families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0322
Abstract The family papers include personal, business and legal documents primarily concerning Nestor Armijo’s involvement in mercantile and ranching interests during the mid-1800s in southern New Mexico. The bulk of the papers document how the Armijo family used their social and cultural experiences to their advantage, in which they became a well-known family of territorial New Mexico. In addition, a vast amount of material pertains to the Armijo house, which is on the National Register of Historic...
Dates: 1850s-1990s

Armstrong Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-030
Scope and Content Collection consists of professional and personal papers of Armstrong and his wife, Alta Morton Armstrong. Includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and family memorabilia.
Dates: 1890-1956

Baca Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1963-002
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of materials relating to the Baca family of La Cienega, New Mexico. Series I consists of promissory notes, letters, contracts, and a land conveyance. Series II consists of promissory notes, letters, receipts, partido contracts (livestock contracts and chattel mortgages) and other documents involving either Ygnacio Baca or his son Juan Baca. Includes an 1846 inventory of Ygnacio Baca's estate. Series III consists primarily of documents involving Leonidas Baca...
Dates: 1805-1915

C. Pardue Bunch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HHC 66
Abstract This collection consists of biographical and professional materials surveying the life and medical career of Dr. C. (Charles) Pardue Bunch. Correspondence, personal records, photographs, and writings cover the life and forty year medical practice of a rural doctor in a small town in New Mexico.
Dates: 1913-1985

Casad-Burt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0525
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of Edwin Burt Sr. and Alice Casad-Burt. Alice Casad, the daughter of Thomas Casad and Sarah Wakefield Van Winkle Casad, married Edwin Burt Sr. in 1897. These papers consist of family papers pertaining to the Casad and Burt families. The papers primarily cover the years 1850-1949 and document the period when Edwin Burt Sr. was in the countries of Chile and Mexico working in the mining industry.
Dates: 1850 - 1949

Casad-LaRock family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0522
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of Wilford “Bill” LaRock and Gertrude “Gay” Casad-LaRock. Gertrude Casad, the daughter of Humbodlt and Matti Maude Casad married Bill LaRock in 1949. These papers consist of family papers regarding the Casad and LaRock families, as well as close family friends Emmit and Daisy Lindsey.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1980

Charles E. Dawson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0394
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence between members of the Charles E. Dawson family. The majority of the letters are from family members to the two sons, Charles E. "Ed" Dawson, Jr., and William M. "Buddy" Dawson, who served in the military during World War II.
Dates: 1925-1945

Charles H. Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0426
Abstract Charles H. Harris is a professor emeritus at New Mexico State University. The collection consists of one first draft manuscript entitled, “A Mexican Empire; the latifundio of the Sanchez Navarro Family, 1765-1867.”
Dates: 1972

Cordova, New Mexico Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-012
Scope and Content Collection consists of papers from the Cordova family and other families from the Cordova, New Mexico area. Included are documents pertaining to the Truchas Land Grant and its grantees (1829), water rights in Pueblo Quemado (1834), the settlement of a partido contract from the estate of Jose Miguel Archuleta (1883), and hijuelas (estate inventories) for Pedro Fresquez (1856), Maria Quirina Vigil (1889), and Jose Pablo Pacheco (1906).

Collection is in Spanish.
Dates: 1774-1912

Delgado Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-001
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of land conveyances in the area of Santa Fe, New Mexico involving members of the Delgado family in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Also within the collection are eleven letters dated 1795 to 1806 from Manuel Francisco Delgado to Francisco Carvajal of Chihuahua, Mexico regarding trade; one 1876 letter from Cecilio Robles of El Paso to Juan Delgado; and one 1886 list of grand jurors for the U.S. District Court in New Mexico with Pedro Delgado...
Dates: 1740-1886

Donaciano Vigil Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of Donaciano Vigil's military, family, and personal papers which span the Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. Territorial periods of New Mexico history. Spanish period documents contain land conveyances and abstracts of land primarily in Santa Fe (1770-1803), an inventory of civil and criminal proceedings (1766-1767), and a will (1820). Mexican period documents cover a wide range of New Mexico subjects. Some of the subjects are Vigil's military career (1834-1841), military affairs...
Dates: 1727-1877, bulk 1841-1877

Donald D. Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0541
Abstract Donald David Stern served in the United States Air Force during World War II and was a prisoner of war who was held captive by Germans. The papers includes letters from Donald to his family members while serving in the military, which date from the 1940s. Bulk of the material consist of correspondence, personal and military material.
Dates: 1940 - 1950

Eugenie Frederica Shonnard Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 211
Scope and Content The collection revolves around the internationally recognized sculptor and longtime resident of Santa Fe -- Eugenie Fredericka Shonnard. The bulk of the collection is from the mid-nineteenth century to the late 1970s. The collection is arranged both topically and chronologically. Biographical sketches precede those individuals whose papers comprise a significant portion of the overall collection. Collection consists of letters, diaries, ledgers, clippings, scrapbooks, notebooks,...
Dates: 1729-1978 (bulk, 1850-1978)

Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-603-BC
Scope and Content This collection is divided into three series: Genealogy, Folklore and History, and Personal. The genealogy series contains notes, narratives, charts, last wills and testaments, correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the Baca and Delgado families and their relations. The Folklore and History series primarily contains narratives and notes, written by Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert. Her writings combine historical research with local folklore and tradition in topics relating...
Dates: 1602-1996

Felipe Chavez Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-009
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of correspondence, but also includes contracts, account documents, power-of-attorney claims, and other materials. Series I consists primarily of letters to Chavez from various family members and friends. Includes a funeral corrido (ballad), a letter requesting smallpox vaccinations, and a letter from Archbishop Lamy refusing to establish a new religious order in New Mexico. Series II consists of letters to Chavez from business associates, including Miguel A. Otero...
Dates: 1810-1913

Frank Springer Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 215
Scope and Content Documents contain: originals and copies of legislation to create the war memorial and its administrative branch, the Board of Historical Services, and to appropriate funds to build a new arsenal and armory. Addresses and a paper concerning World War I, that were delivered at various commencements, dedications, and memorials, are included (1917- 1919). Clippings from primarily New Mexico newspapers discuss Springer's activities as lawyer for the Maxwell Land Grant Company; Theodore Roosevelt and...
Dates: 1899-1924

Freudenthal Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1968-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of handwritten autobiographical essays by Phoebus Freudenthal and his sister Anna Soloman; a 1971 obituary of Phoebus' son Louis E. Freudenthal; and one photograph of the Weisl family (apparently related to the Freudenthals). Phoebus Freudenthal's two page essay describes his birth in Poland and subsequent arrival and career in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Anna Soloman's 21 page essay describes her life in southern New Mexico from 1904 to 1912. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1880-1971 (bulk, 1880-1912)

G. Adlai Feather family papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0335
Abstract George Adlai Feather was a Rhodes Scholar, historian, and nurseryman, serving as Professor of Languages at New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (present-day New Mexico State University) from 1923-1937.
Dates: 1866-1987

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