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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

D'Armand Collection of Spanish Language Documents,

Identifier: MSS-121-SC
Scope and Content This is a collection of nine Spanish language documents from the Spanish, Mexican, and Territorial periods of New Mexico, dating from 1792-1871. Five of the documents provide an insightful view of New Mexico society, government, defense, and economy during the late Spanish colonial period. Two each are from the Mexican and Territorial periods. The censuses for 1792 and 1796 have demographic breakdowns giving married persons, widowers, bachelors, and children, servants, Indians, and mestizos,...
Dates: 1792-1871

Governor Francisco Cuerbo y Valdes Colonial Affairs documents

Identifier: MSS977sc
Abstract Partial hand written contemporaneous copy originals (10 leaves) of communications by Francisco Cuerbo y Valdes, Governor of New Mexico to Viceroy of New Spain in Mexico City related to affairs in New Mexico and particularly in Albuquerque.
Dates: 1706

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

Juan Martinez de Montoya Collection

Identifier: AC 143
Scope and Content A bound collection of sixty-one pages of letters and testimony concerning New Mexico and dating from circa 1785 until 1835. The documents were gathered in Spain as the result of two petitions (one in 1785, one in 1835) by Martinez de Montoya's descendants to inherit the noble rights received by him in 1606. This collection's transcripts of documents are especially important because they are notarized by Spanish officials as accurate and suggest an earlier date for the founding of Santa Fe than...
Dates: 1785-1835

L. Bradford Prince Papers,

Identifier: MSS-109-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of Spanish language documents from 18th and 19th century New Mexico, 1800s circulars from New Mexico printing presses and the personal papers of Le Baron Bradford Prince. Personal papers include family, business, and political correspondence, invitations to the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition and to a dinner/dance given by the Society of Mayflower Descendants, as well as a circular for the lecture series, "Romance of the South West" given by...
Dates: 1772-1922

Maria G. Duran Collection,

Identifier: 1960-016
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of documents concerning the area of Abiquiu, New Mexico. Among the documents are wills, hijuelas (estate records) and conveyances involving estates and property; and government circulars regarding trade with the Indians, raising militias, and war with the United States. Specific items include several 1846 documents pertaining to the Mexican War such as Governor Manuel Armijo's warning of impending war, and printed orders of U.S. General Stephen Watts Kearny...
Dates: 1785-1846 (bulk 1843-1846)

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

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 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)

New Mexico Passport Records

Identifier: MSS-184-SC
Abstract This collection contains photoprints (and their transcriptions) of passport records from the years 1825-1836. These records document immigration into New Mexico as well as passports given to individuals to go to Mexico for business purposes.
Dates: 1827-1836

Ortiz y Pino Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-336-BC
Abstract This collection contains papers and memorabilia from various members of the Ortiz y Pino family, including Pedro Bautista Pino, and Concha Ortiz y Pino de Kleven.
Dates: 1696-1984; Majority of material found in 1975-1984

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

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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