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Elephant Butte Irrigation District records,

Identifier: Ms-0235
Abstract Organized in 1918 after the Elephant Butte Dam was built, EBID replaced the Elephant Butte Water Users Association as a means to manage water rights and pay off the debt of the dam's construction to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The records here come from the district's executive operations as well as its main functions, in forms ranging from small cards to large maps.
Dates: 1880 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1970

Frank Owen Collection

Identifier: AC 176
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of letters received by Owen from the Santa Fe Water and Light Company's owners, Edgar L. and Charles F. Street of New York. Most of the letters discuss the operation and management of the Santa Fe Water and Light Co., but other topics include real estate, mining, and irrigation in New Mexico. Collection also includes some letters from Owen to Edgar and Charles Street, as well as a graph created in 1916 that documents revenues, expenses, taxes, and other financial...
Dates: 1904-1916

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District records

Identifier: Ms-0252
Abstract Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District serves portions of Sandoval, Bernalillo, Valencia, and Socorro Counties. Records include official minutes from 1925 to1952, a 1940 economic survey, photographs from the 1930s-1940s and a videotaped documentary from the 1980s.
Dates: 1925-ca. 1985; 1925-ca. 1985; Majority of material found in 1925-1952

New Mexico State Engineer Records,

Identifier: 1971-003
Content Note As of 2000 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Engineer, its predecessor the Territorial Engineer, and the Interstate Stream Commission, which is a statutorily separate agency coordinated and directed by the State Engineer (1888-1992). Includes biennial reports (1932-1978), one annual report from 1979, minutes, legal documents, publications, and ledger books. Most of the records concern water rights, water conservation, irrigation, flood control, and water resources. Includes...
Dates: 1888-[ongoing].

Oral history interviews of Sharon Stewart's El Cerrito y la Acequia Madre Oral History Project

Identifier: MSS-819-BC
Abstract This collection of oral interviews sheds light on the history and culture of El Cerrito, N.M., with particular attention to water, agriculture and the acequia.
Dates: 1993-2003

Philip Embury Harroun Photograph Collection

Identifier: PAC 048
Scope and Content This collection exists today becaue of the stewardhship of his daughter Dr. Phyllis Harroun who carefully preserved both negatives and prints. While his activity as a photographer spanned less than ten years, Philip Harroun's pictures are of more than passing interest. He developed a sound compositional eye for both static views and the fleeting things of everyday life. His views of irrigation work during their first development in New Mexico, his accurate reports of Indian dances in motion,...
Dates: 1890 - 1910; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

Richard C. Dillon Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-090
Abstract The collection contains portraits of Richard C. Dillon, Governor of New Mexico from 1927 to 1931, and other photographs of New Mexico.
Dates: 1927-1940

Sharon Stewart Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-2003-014
Abstract Photographs related to life and the maintenance of the village acequia (irrigation ditch) in El Cerrito, New Mexico. The photographs were taken between 1992 and 2003. Photos show people, landscapes, work, agriculture, homes, churches, and other aspects of village life in the northern New Mexican Spanish land grant village of El Cerrito.
Dates: 1992-2008

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