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Acequia de Abajo (Sandoval County, N.M.) Records

Identifier: MSS-687-BC
Abstract The collection documents the history of the Acequia de Abajo, Precinct 2, Sandoval County, N.M. between 1919 and 1934.
Dates: 1919-1934

Acequia de Nuestra Señora de Belen Records

Identifier: Ms-0057
Abstract Records of [La] Acequia de Nuestra Senora de Belen (also referred to as Belen Ditch), Valencia County, from 1912-1963. Includes financial and employment records, correspondence, election ballots, legal papers, minutes, newspaper clippings, journals, ledgers and receipt books.
Dates: 1912-1963

Albuquerque Area Open Space Conservation Collection

Identifier: MSS-823-SC
Abstract Collection of material pertaining to the recreational development and conservation of Albuquerque area open space.
Dates: 1968-1982

Basia Irland Papers

Identifier: MSS-996-BC
Abstract The collection documents some of Basia Irland’s water-related projects. The bulk of the material relates to A Gathering of Waters: Rio Grande, Source to Sea, focusing on the plight of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo from its source in the Colorado mountains, through New Mexico, and forming the border between Texas and Mexico.
Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found within 1996-2004

Big Band on the Rio Grande collection

Identifier: Ms-0530
Content Description Scrapbook, originally housed in 3-ring binder, containing information on the Big Band on the Rio Grande. The scrapbook was compiled by band member Bill King. Scrapbook contains photographs, news clippings, promotional materials for concerts, band member lists, contracts, schedules, letters, obituaries of band members and a CD of recordings. Materials date from 1990-2018 and retain the chronological arrangement of the original scrapbook.
Dates: 1990 - 2018

Bridge over Rio Grande Collection

Identifier: MSS-0075

Caja del Rio Grant Testimony

Identifier: MSS-51-BC
Abstract This collection contains testimony from the U.S. Court of Private Land Claims regarding the legitimacy of the Caja del Rio grant involving a legal dispute between the descendants of Nicolas Ortiz, Niño Ladrón de Guebara (the original grantee) and Willi Spiegelberg. It also includes legal documents confirming genealogy of the Ortiz family and records of sales of this land in 1860 from the Ortiz family through various owners, to Thomas B. Catron in 1909.
Dates: 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914)

Eduardo Fuss Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-2011-001
Abstract The Eduardo Fuss Photograph Collection consists of images of New Mexico towns, pueblos, National Monuments and Parks, and the cities of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos.
Dates: 1983-2007

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

Enrique Lamadrid Collection of Folk Songs, Oral Histories and Photographic Projects

Identifier: MSS-840-BC
Abstract The collection features sound recordings and background information on Juan B. Rael, interviews and photos from the 1995 Farmers’ Markets Project in Colorado Springs, and folk music recordings (corridos, inditas, alabados and other traditional songs) and photographs with Native Americans and Hispanics of New Mexico, Cajuns in Texas, and Mexicans on the U.S. Mexican border. Topics covered range from life along the Rio Grande, the Penitentes, Matachines, the blessing of the acequias, tributes to...
Dates: 1930-2011

Governor John E. Miles Papers,

Identifier: 1959-105
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor Miles. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, natural resource conservation, enforcement of the Hatch Act, establishment of the Four Corners Monument, establishment of a Mormon Battalion Monument, and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within this collection are reports and other materials concerning the Pecos River Commission, Rio Grande Compact...
Dates: 1939-1942

Governor Merritt C. Mechem Papers,

Identifier: 1959-098
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Mechem. Correspondence concerns a variety of subjects, including conveyances of federal public lands, the fence controversy at Tesuque Pueblo, the possible creation of a national park on the Mescalero Indian Reservation, and Japanese immigration. Proclamations involve quarantines in response to several types of weevils. Special reports and investigations include the failure of the Santa Fe Bank, discrimination against Spanish-Americans at the...
Dates: 1908-1925 ( bulk 1921-1922)

Governor William C. McDonald Papers,

Identifier: 1959-094
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor McDonald. The bulk of the collection consists of McDonalds official papers (1912-1916). Legislative papers contain vetoes, messages, and documentation of the Governors Contingent Fund. Petitions involve the use of convict labor, construction of a dike on the Rio Grande, a right-of-way for the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad, and conditions at the Sugarite Mining Camp in Colfax County. Reports are from various state agencies and...
Dates: 1880-1968 (bulk, 1912-1916)

Howard Clinton Tibbitts Pictorial Collection

Identifier: PICT-2013-001
Abstract The Howard Clinton Tibbitts Pictorial Collection is comprised of glass plate negatives of New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, and Piedras Negras, Coahuila in Mexico.
Dates: 1907-1920

John J. Dempsey Papers,

Identifier: 1959-046
Scope and Content Collection consists of the official papers of John J. Dempsey as a United States representative. Includes correspondence (official and private), speeches, statements, remarks, congressional bills, reports, and newsletters. Some of the subjects covered are agriculture, education, mining, water uses, flood control, dams, land titles, and roads. Items of note include a complete list of bills introduced by Dempsey (74th-85th Congress), papers of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, remarks on the...
Dates: 1936-1958 (bulk, 1951-1958)

Mary Cable Collection

Identifier: AC 390
Scope and Content Collection contains manuscripts of Cable's books and essays, correspondence, and research materials associated with her publications.
Dates: 1955-1991

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District audio-visual materials

Identifier: Ms-0389
Abstract Photographs and negatives from the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District from the 1930s-1940s.
Dates: ca. 1930-1940 and 1980s

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

Middle Rio Grande Flood Control Association Records

Identifier: MSS-410-SC
Scope and Content The collection includes minutes, publications, and reports. It contains the minutes of the first annual meeting of the New Mexico Reclamation Association, held in Albuquerque on December 10, 1943. The President was Oscar M. Love. Mayor Clyde Tingley gave the opening address. The minutes were published in brochure format, most likely to encourage new members. Two documents published by the Middle Rio Grande Flood Control Association in the collection are: ...
Dates: 1943-1950 (bulk 1949-1950)

Middle Rio Grande Valley Association Records

Identifier: MSS-62-SC
Scope and Content The collection consists of petitions signed by citizens and merchants, concerned with flooding and drainage of the Rio Grande, who supported the McNary-Smith Reclamation Bill. Also included are a telegram to F.S. O' Donnell from H.O. Bursum supporting the bill, a copy of a draft of District Irrigation Laws of New Mexico, letters to and from Senator McNary and F.S. O' Donnell, and from Morris Bien, then Secretary of the Interior, and a copy of the Congressional Record, June 9, 1922, (p....
Dates: 1922

Napoleon B. Laughlin Papers,

Identifier: 1959-134
Scope and Content Collection consists of case files and a variety of documents such as wills, deeds, and estate records from legal cases handled by Laughlin. Series I includes materials on homestead claims and businesses such as the Globe Land Co. and the La Fonda Hotel. Series II includes materials on acequias and water rights, banks (including the First National Bank of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Bank), mining companies (including the Rio Arriba Coal Co.), and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Co. Series III...
Dates: 1740-1933

Patricia D'Andrea Rio Grande, Rio Bravo Project Collection

Identifier: MSS-855-BC
Abstract This collection contains oral histories, slides and research materials relating to the Rio Grande, Rio Bravo project conducted by Patricia D'Andrea in 1988. The research materials include information about the river, places along the river from the headwaters in Southern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, environmental issues and border/immigration issues.
Dates: 1912-2007; Majority of material found in 1988-2000

Pearce C. Rodey papers

Identifier: Ms-0238
Abstract Attorney for the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD), 1925-1936. Rodey passed the New Mexico Bar in 1915 and started his practice in Albuquerque with Rodey and Rodey, 1915-1927; Rodey and Dailey, 1927-1934; Rodey and Dickason, 1934-1941. Collection includes general correspondence, memoranda and legal papers regarding District bond issues, court cases, national and state legislation, taxes, levies and assessments, and other topics. Also includes some MRGCD board minutes and...
Dates: 1923 - 1939

Postcard Collection

Identifier: PICT-995-027
Abstract Commercially reproduced and distributed postcards. Some are black & white photographs, others are tinted or printed from color film.
Dates: 1872-Present

Postcards and Photographs of the Pershing Expedition and the Mexican Revolution

 Collection — Box: 410
Identifier: PAAC-0087
Scope and Contents / Alcance y Contenido This collection consists of two series of postcards and photographs of the Mexican Punitive expedition, also known as the Pancho Villa expedition, in Columbus, New Mexico and Nogales, Arizona. It also includes a few postcards of the Mexican revolution in Northern Mexico.Esta colección consiste de dos series de postales y fotografías de la expedición punitiva, también conocida como la expedición contra Pancho Villa, en Columbus, Nuevo México y Nogales, Arizona. También incluye...
Dates: 1915 - 1917

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