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Albuquerque Area Land Documents and Letter Regarding Miracle

 Collection
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

Anthony J. Albert Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-007
Scope and Content Series I consists primarily of probate, mining, and real estate records. Probate records include those involving the Kiker, Lischke (Siringo Ranch), and Rolshoven estates. Series II includes materials from the Nuremberg War Crime Trials. Series III includes Albert's correspondence from 1937 to 1974. Most of the correspondence concerns legal issues in New Mexico and includes several letters from Thomas B. Forbis, an attorney in Roswell, New Mexico.
Dates: 1937-1974

Arthur Bibo Collection of Acoma and Laguna Pueblo Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-034
Scope and Content Collection consists of original documents and photocopies involving Acoma and Laguna Indian Pueblos in New Mexico. Includes letters and various legal documents. Much of the collection concerns legal disputes between Acoma and Laguna Pueblos over land tenure, boundaries, and water rights. Also within the collection is a 1904 letter to officials at Acoma Pueblo from officials at New Mexico's eight northern Pueblos requesting united opposition among all Pueblos to the New Mexico Supreme Court's...
Dates: 1689-1904 (bulk 1829-1904).

Carmen Quintana Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of records from the Avery-Bowman Co., a real estate business in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Series I includes an abstract of title involving the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Co., and an abstract of title of the Roque Lovato Land Grant. Series II includes a patent conveying a tract of land adjacent to the plaza in Santa Fe from the U.S. Government to the City of Santa Fe. Series III includes the wills of many Santa Fe citizens, including Clara H. Olsen and Ernest...
Dates: 1782-1958 (bulk 1860-1933)

Edna McClellan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 568-p
Scope and Content Collection contains correspondence of Edna McClellan of New York City to collect money through chain letters to build a home in Washington D. C. for Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, commander of the USS Brooklyn and the “Hero of Santiago” of the Spanish-American War. Collection also contains correspondence between the Admiral and McClellan, legal documents concerning Schley, and a number of newspaper clippings about McClellan and the “Endless Chain” letters. Also part of the collection are...
Dates: 1867-1918; Majority of material found in 1900-1903

Edward L. Bartlett Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of Bartlett's official correspondence as Solicitor General of the Territory of New Mexico (1890-1902); and professional papers from his legal practice (1880-1904). Solicitor General correspondence includes letters received from Frank Springer, Elfego Baca, Frederick Muller, and Pinkerton's National Detective Agency concerning Charles Siringo. Topics covered in the correspondence include the Rough Riders, Jicarilla Apaches, territorial penitentiary, Fort Marcy, and the...
Dates: 1863-1904

Ellen Kemper papers concerning Navajo Hopi relocation

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 939 BC-939-BC
Abstract The collection focuses on resistance and litigation in response to the forced relocation of the Navajo, pursuant to Public Law 93-531 (Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act of 1974).
Dates: 1964-1996; Majority of material found within 1986-1989

English Lease Indentures

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-328-OV
Abstract The collection contains indentures (agreements) describing property leases in Surrey and Middlesex counties, England, in 1846 and 1865.
Dates: 1846-1865

Estancia News Herald Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 077
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials from the Estancia News Herald. Material in this collection covers the late 1930s and 1940s and includes financial and legal documents, correspondence, ledger books, news releases (i.e. World War II), handbills, circulars, and advertising material (mostly dealing with the newspaper business and agriculture). Some material concern railroads in New Mexico. Collection contains Torrance County, New Mexico, school papers. There is no...
Dates: 1936-1950

Eugene A. Fiske Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-017
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of Fiske's professional papers. Series I consists of various legal documents, including a contract retaining Fiske as defense attorney in the trial of James G. Whitney for the murder of Manuel B. Otero, and 67 pages of testimony from the case of Edward Miller v. Alphonso Dockweiler over water rights involving the Rio Tesuque, Acequia Madre, and Acequia del Medio in northern New Mexico. Series II consists of legal documents, deeds, land conveyances, and other...
Dates: 1840-1968 (bulk 1840-1909)

Francis C. Wilson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-017
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of materials from the legal and business practices of Francis C. Wilson. Most of the collection is made up of case files, but also includes correspondence, ledgers, contracts, newspaper clippings, publications, land conveyances, and speeches. Case files are from both civil and criminal proceedings and involve issues such as insurance, bonding, taxes, divorces, bankruptcy, mortgages, debts, estates, and suits. Most of the cases concern business in the areas...
Dates: 1876-1954

Frederick A. Peterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-518-BC
Scope and Content This collection reflects the career of Frederick A. Peterson, a Mesoamerican archaeologist who focused his research on Mexico. Correspondence; anthropological and archaeological research; manuscripts from his book, Ancient Mexico; and eighteenth and nineteenth-century Spanish documents make up the bulk of the collection. The collection is divided into five series: I. Correspondence; II. Clippings and legal papers; III. Research and publications, which includes...
Dates: 1701-1977

Hiram Dow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-899-BC
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Hiram Dow. It includes material related to his work with the Interstate Oil Compact Commission, his involvement with the Humble Oil and Refining Company legal cases, along with personal and business correspondence and general material related to the oil industry.
Dates: 1925-1957

Hudspeth and Hewitt Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-113
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the Hudspeth and Hewitt law firm. Includes correpondence, financial records, and a variety of legal documents. Correspondence involves either Andrew H. Hudspeth or John Y. Hewitt.
Dates: 1882-1905

John H. Cockrell Papers,

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Mariano Chavez Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-010
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of documents involving members of the Mariano Chavez family and others. Most of the materials concern land grants, wills and estates, land conveyances, and litigation over land and water disputes in New Mexico during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Other materials include inventories of personal property, a license to build a chapel at San Jose de Chama (1844), a geneaology of the Chavez family, a collection of alabados (religious verses), and...
Dates: 1763-1967 (bulk 1763-1873)

Mauro Montoya Collection,

 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

New Mexico Attorney General Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-015
Scope and Content As of 1997 collection consists of records of the New Mexico Attorney General and the New Mexico Solicitor General (1892-1995). Includes case files, administrative correspondence, annual reports, legal opinions, letterpress copybooks, financial documents, extraditions, and various legal documents. Materials in the collection concern both general issues such as civil rights and consumer protection, and specific matters such as the 1980 riot at the state penitentiary, and the activities of Alianza...
Dates: 1892-[ongoing]

New Mexico Capitol Buildings Improvement Commission Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-004
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the New Mexico Capitol Buildings Improvement Commission and other territorial and state agencies charged with the duties of construction, maintenance, improvement, and supervision of territorial and state government buildings and lands, particularly those located in the state capital of Santa Fe (1853-1968). Includes records of the New Mexico Public Buildings Commission (1853-1873); Capitol Rebuilding Commission (1892-1901); Capitol Custodian Committee...
Dates: 1853-1968

New Mexico Documents Collection

 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 State Engineer Records,

 Collection
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].

New Mexico State Police Division Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-004
Scope and Content As of 1997, collection consists of records of the New Mexico Mounted Police (1905-1911), State Police and State Police Division (1935-1987). Records of the Mounted Police include annual reports, administrative correspondence, investigation files, arrest records, oaths of officers, and wanted posters. Records of the State Police and State Police Division include administrative correspondence, special reports, bulletins, legal opinions, and administrative files. Also within the collection are...
Dates: 1905-[ongoing]

New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 170
Scope and Content These records were originally deposited by the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department from safety deposit boxes of New Mexico banks.

Significant items in these collections are deeds, powers of attorney, and court records that reveal the activities of land speculators in assembling enormous tracts in the post-Civil War years.

Some materials in Spanish.
Dates: 1840-1952

Paul J. Bernal Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-049
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials, mostly legal and legislative documents, relating to the restoration of Blue Lake to the Taos Pueblo Indians of northern New Mexico by the U.S. Government in 1970. Includes a substantial amount of correspondence between the Taos Pueblo's supporters and various federal government agencies and officials. Correspondents include representatives of the American Association on Indian Affairs such as President Oliver La Farge, General Council Richard Schifter, and...
Dates: 1903-1976 (bulk 1960-1970)

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New Mexico State Records Center and Archives 17
UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections 13
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library 8
New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections 2
 
Subject
Legal documents 32
Conveyances 9
Deeds 9
Reports 7
Wills 7
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Clippings 6
Estate records 6
Financial records 6
New Mexico -- History -- 1848- 6
Minutes (Records) 5
New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950 5
Annual reports 4
Letters 4
New Mexico -- History -- To 1848 4
New Mexico -- Officials and employees 4
New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1951- 4
Publications 4
State government records 4
Water rights -- New Mexico 4
Account books 3
Administrative agencies -- New Mexico 3
Contracts 3
Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- New Mexico 3
Legal documents -- New Mexico 3
Legal documents--New Mexico 3
Map 3
Photographs 3
Piedra Lumbre Land Grant (N.M.) 3
Territorial records 3
Acoma (N.M.) -- History 2
Acoma Indians -- Land tenure 2
Architecture -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe 2
Autobiographies 2
Devotional literature 2
Diaries 2
Estate inventories 2
Family papers 2
Fort Marcy (N.M.) 2
Genealogy 2
Inventories 2
Land tenure -- New Mexico 2
Lawyers -- New Mexico 2
Legal files 2
Merchants -- New Mexico 2
New Mexico -- Commerce 2
Newsletters 2
Orders (military records) 2
Posters 2
Prayer books 2
Roque Lovato Land Grant (N.M.) 2
Taos (N.M.) -- History 2
Taos Pueblo (N.M.) 2
Abiquiu (N.M.) 1
Abstracts 1
Acequia Madre (N.M.) 1
Acequia del Medio (N.M.) 1
Acoma (N.M.) -- Boundaries 1
Acoma Indians -- History 1
Addresses 1
Alabados 1
Americans --Mexico 1
Ancient Mexico: An Introduction to the Pre-Hispanic Cultures 1
Antonio Martinez Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Antonio Sedilla Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Appellate courts - New Mexico - History - Sources 1
Archaeological Expeditions -- Mexico 1
Archaeology -- Mexico 1
Archeaology--New Mexico 1
Architecture -- New Mexico 1
Archives --New Mexico--Catalogs 1
Articles of incorporation--New Mexico 1
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity 1
Associations, institutions, etc.--New Mexico 1
Attorneys general --New Mexico 1
Banks and banking--New Mexico 1
Bills, Legislative 1
Blue Lake (N.M.) 1
Blueprints 1
Boundary disputes 1
Brazitos Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Broadsides 1
Buildings -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe 1
Businessmen--New Mexico—Roswell 1
Caja del Rio Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Canon de San Diego de Jemez Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Case files 1
Catholic Church -- Prayer-books and devotions -- Spanish 1
Certificates 1
Chimayo (N.M.) -- History 1
Cieneguilla Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Circulars 1
Civil rights --New Mexico 1
Conejos Land Grant (N.M.) 1
Conservation of natural resources --New Mexico 1
Consumer protection --New Mexico 1
Correspondence 1
Criminal justice, Administration of --New Mexico 1
Cuyamungue (N.M.) -- Antiquities 1
Decrees 1
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German 1
 
Names
Aberle, Sophie D., 1899-1996 1
Alari, José Ignacio, b. 1746 1
Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975 1
Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921 1
Charles Ilfeld Company 1