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Albuquerque Area Land Documents and Letter Regarding Miracle

Identifier: MSS-105-SC
Abstract This collection is comprised of eight documents regarding land sales or conveyances and one account of a miracle that occurred in 1839. The land documents are related to the Albuquerque, New Mexico area.
Dates: 1769-1845

Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres Collection

Identifier: MSS-628-BC
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, pamphlets, flyers, press releases, and broadsides relating to Alianza Federal de las Mercedes, Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres, Reies Lopez Tijerina, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, land grants, education, employment, and discrimination. The Alianza constitution is also included in the collection. An oversized folder contains broadsides, reprints and a map. This collection is composed of materials that were formerly housed in...
Dates: 1963-1997 (bulk 1967-1979)

Arthur MacArthur Letter

Identifier: AC 142-P
Scope and Content Letter from Arthur MacArthur, Fort Seldon, New Mexico, to Dr. Agnew dated January 21, 1885. Letter discusses Anglo American encroachment on Indian lands.
Dates: 1885

Carnegie Public Library (Las Vegas, N.M.) Oral History Project with Spanish Speaking Old Timers

Identifier: MSS-776-BC
Abstract This collection consists of audio files of original interviews and cassette tapes of English translations and transcriptions of 75+ oral history interviews with Spanish speaking old timers living within 60 miles of Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Dates: 1975 - 1993

Governor Bruce King Papers, 1st Term,

Identifier: 1972-009
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor King's first term. Includes legislative, judicial, federal and penal papers, as well as correspondence, reports and other materials from a variety of state agencies and private organizations. Some of the materials involve issues such as the very large array telescope; Space Shuttle Program; Waste Isolation Pilot Plant; Vietnam War; a port of entry at Anapra, New Mexico; and the activities of Reies Tijerina. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1971-1974

Jemez Pueblo Grant

Identifier: AC 334-s
Scope and Content Collection consists of the Jemez Pueblo (N.M.) land grant and plat map, signed by Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: 1864

Jennie M. Avery Papers,

Identifier: 1959-013
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the Avery-Bowman Co. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the personal papers of Jennie M. Avery and Grace Bowman. Avery-Bowman Co. records include records of its predecessors the Santa Fe Abstract, Realty and Insurance Agency and the Joseph B. Hayward Agency. These records include land conveyances, deeds, titles, surveys, appraisals, abstracts, and various legal documents, most of which involve property in the vicinity of Santa Fe. The personal papers of Grace Bowman...
Dates: 1836-1950

John H. Cockrell Papers,

Identifier: 1959-034
Scope and Content Collection consists of Cockrells business and personal papers. Series I consists of probate records, case files, and correspondence. Some pertain to work with the Missouri Pacific Railway Co. Series II consists of various documents relating to work with the Feliz Cattle Co.; the Old Abe Co. (mining); the Taliaferro Mercantile Co.; and land claim cases filed with the U.S. Land Offices in Las Cruces and Roswell, New Mexico, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Series III consists of personal and...
Dates: 1856-1919

José Ignacio Alari Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-279 -SC
Abstract This collection consists of six documents from the late 1700s and early 1800s regarding the estates of the Alari family.
Dates: 1785-1831

Las Vegas Land Grant (N.M.) Maps

Identifier: MSS-59-SC
Abstract The collection contains survey maps of the boundaries of land parcels within the Las Vegas Land Grant during the 1870s and 1880s. In most cases, the names of the title holders are given on the maps.
Dates: 1879-1888

Maxwell Land Grant Company Records

Identifier: MSS-147-BC
Scope and Content This collection documents the operations of the Maxwell Land Grant Company, primarily in New Mexico. It contains 75 bound volumes of letters; 83 bound volumes of ledgers, cash books, journals, etc., and 2 scrapbooks. There are 85 archival boxes containing bank statements, cancelled checks, land contracts, financial statements, correspondence, maps, leases, legal documents, vouchers, receipts, and annual reports of the Maxwell Land Grant Co. and its related business enterprises. The Maxwell...
Dates: 1872-1966

Miguel Antonio Lovato Papers,

Identifier: MSS-137-SC
Abstract This collection contains seven Spanish documents, written by or related to Miguel Antonio Lovato, resident of Galisteo and Santa Fe, New Mexico in the late eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century.
Dates: 1790-1849

New Mexico Central Railroad Co. Ledger Book

Identifier: AC 159-S
Scope and Content One ledger book of deed descriptions and hand-drawn maps of property in Santa Fe owned by the New Mexico Central Railroad Co. Includes information on a depot shared with the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.
Dates: 1918

New Mexico Documents Collection

Identifier: MSS-146-BC
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to New Mexico in the years 1758-1876. The collection consists mostly of land records as well as documents regarding New Mexico's status as a non-slave holding Territory.
Dates: 1758-1876

New Mexico Indian Affairs Historical Documents

Identifier: MSS-987-BC
Abstract This collection contains mostly documents related to affairs of Pueblo Indian communities and schools.
Dates: 1689-1963

New Mexico Land Documents

Identifier: AC 168-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of documents involving a broad range of land matters in New Mexico. Includes deeds, mortgages, and other materials.
Dates: 1903-1907

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)

Noe Tijerina Papers

Identifier: MSS-859-SC
Abstract This small collection contains the papers of Noe Tijerina, son of Reies Lopez Tijerina, Chicano land grant activist and founder of Alianza Federal de Mercedes. The papers relate to land grant activism and the Tijerina family.
Dates: 1958-2007

Peter Nabokov Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-093
Abstract The collection consists of photographs taken at the time of the "Courthouse Raid" incident in Tierra Amarilla, NM. As well as photographs taken in 1977 of Reies Lopez Tijerina, Ubaldo Velasquez, Emilio Naranjo, Moises Morales, Pedro Archuleta, and Tony Anaya. A 2018 addition contains photographs and slides primarily related to the Hunt family and Acoma Pueblo.
Dates: 1879-2015

Reies Tijerina Papers

Identifier: MSS-654-BC
Abstract The collection contains the papers of New Mexico land grant activist Reies Lopez Tijerina, best known for founding the Alianza Federal de Mercedes. The group organized heirs seeking to regain Spanish and Mexican land grants protected under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, an important component of the Chicano Movement.
Dates: 1888-2003; Majority of material found within 1963-1978

Reies Tijerina Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-654
Abstract The photos in this collection relate to the and other events in the life of land grant activist, Reis Lopez Tijerina.Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres and other events in the life of land grant activist, Reis Lopez Tijerina.
Dates: 1944-2000

Richard E. Greenleaf Papers

Identifier: MSS-769-BC
Abstract Richard Greenleaf's papers deal with major people and events during the initial decades of Spanish presence in Mexico. The collection mainly consists of Greenleaf's typed Spanish transcriptions and English translations of colonial documents from the the Archivo General de Indias of Seville and the Archivo General de Nación of Mexico City.
Dates: 1519-2004

Sandia Pueblo Land Deed

Identifier: MSS-122-SC
Abstract This collection contains the land deed for Sandia Pueblo reflecting its sale to that Pueblo from Pablo Salasar, a typed translation of this deed, and a document from 1830 detailing the assets and debts of Lorenzo Gonzales.
Dates: 1772-1830

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

Santa Cruz, NM, Land Documents

Identifier: AC 092-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of 19 documents concerning the title to a parcel of land near Santa Cruz, New Mexico. Includes land titles, hijuelas (estate inventories), and bills of sale.
Dates: 1814-1908

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