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Mines and mineral resources -- New Mexico

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Chino Copper Company of Santa Rita and Hurley, New Mexico

 Collection
Identifier: PAC 049
Scope and Content The Santa Rita Mine collection consists of over 200 negatives and 400 photographs from postcard size to 8" x 10". Most of the material is dated and identified. The majority of the material is pre-1920. Topics range from engineering and structural to photos of assay shop, town views, ball teams, railroad and people involved in mining activities. This finding aid includes a partial listing images which have been assigned unique numbers to identify the various subjects in the collection. The...
Dates: 1910 - 1940; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

Frank Owen Collection

 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

George W. Prichard Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-187-BC
Abstract This collection contains materials on New Mexico legal cases, mining ventures and George W. Prichard's political life, as well as his legal, business, and personal correspondence. The collection also contains the papers of Maude Hancock Prichard, concerning New Mexico women's involvement in World War I relief activities.
Dates: 1894-1940

Governor Arthur Seligman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-102
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Seligman. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, public lands, natural resource conservation, and mining, with significant materials on the Gallup Coal Strike of 1933 and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within the collection is Seligman's pardon of former U.S. Senator A.B. Fall; many special reports from early New Deal programs in New Mexico; letters to...
Dates: 1931-1933

Hubbell Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-045
Scope and Content Collection consists of Santiago L. Hubbell's papers, deeds to the Pajarito property, Philip Hubbell's papers, and miscellaneous family papers. Santiago's papers include correspondence, business records, military orders, and sutler records. Items included are a muster roll for Hubbell's Company of New Mexican Mounted Volunteers (1861) and a 1859 translation of Juan Jose Lucero's account of his 1847 campaign against the Navajos. Philip's papers include personal and business records. Included are...
Dates: 1848-1972

Jane C. Sanchez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-872-BC
Abstract This collection contains papers of Jane C. Sanchez, a historian and playwright in New Mexico. The materials relate to her research primarily regarding land grants, colonial history, Spanish and Mexican law, and storylines for theatrical and movie productions.
Dates: 1663-2004; Majority of material found within 1966-2004

John A. and Charles B. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 072
Scope and Content Collection is made up of a scrapbook containing clippings, letters, photographs, maps and general information on Cloudcroft, White Oaks, and other nearby communities. Also included are two short histories, one on the Eddy Brothers and one on the history of the origin of the name Alamogordo.
Dates: 1897-1990

John Angus MacDonald Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-485-BC
Scope and Content The manuscript, handwritten by John Angus MacDonald, describes five decades of his life in Colorado and New Mexico from the 1870s to the 1920s. It is not a detailed autobiography and is not in chronological order. There is a brief family history beginning on page 240. MacDonald reminisces about his boyhood in the San Luis Valley in Colorado, describing the customs of the Indians, the different ethnic groups that settled the area and the coming of the railroad. The manuscript contains...
Dates: 1917-1954

Michael Steck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-134-BC
Abstract The Steck Papers contain correspondence and business records relating to Steck's tenure as Indian Agent and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for New Mexico. Also contains records of his involvement with the New Mexico Mining Company and with railroad operations in Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1839-1933 (bulk 1852-1880)

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-040
Scope and Content As of 1999 collection consists of records of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, its predecessor the New Mexico School of Mines, and the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources (1895-1984). New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology records include catalogs (1951-1981), student handbooks (1959-1968), pamphlets, and student-faculty directories. New Mexico School of Mines records include catalogs (1930-1951), and a biennial report (1947-1949). New Mexico Bureau of Mines...
Dates: 1895-[ongoing]

New Mexico State Mine Inspector Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-002
Scope and Content As of 1999 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Mine Inspector (1895-1981). Includes annual reports, administrative correspondence with miners' unions and federal mining agencies, speeches, inspection reports, and materials on various topics such as mining accidents and safety. Also within the collection are annual reports of the U.S. Coal Mine Inspector for the Territory of New Mexico (1895) and the U.S. Mine Inspector for the Territory of New Mexico (1903-1911), and...
Dates: 1895-[on-going]

Pitt Ross and Edmund Ross family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-786-BC
Abstract This collection contains personal papers and correspondence of Pitt Ross, his son, Edmund, Edmund's wife, Evelyn Everitt Ross and various members of the Everitt family. There are also records from their surveying and engineering business, the Ross Engineering Company. The photographs in the collection are personal as well as company related.
Dates: 1832-1954; Majority of material found within 1880-1940

Richard C. Dillon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 063
Scope and Content Collection consists of the correspondence and miscellaneous materials of Richard C. Dillon, 1927-1935. The bulk of the collection consists of Dillon's official correspondence as Governor of New Mexico, 1927-1930. Subjects discussed are appointments, Republican State politics and various other political issues. Some of these issues are: Bronson M. Cutting's re-election as U.S. Senator, 1934; the political influence of the Ku Klux Klan; David L. Geyer's proposed Homestead Law; W.C. Davidson's and...
Dates: 1927-1935

Richard H. Hanna Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-762-BC
Abstract This collection documents Richard E. Hanna's personal life, political connections, and legal activities relating to property, Indian affairs, natural resources, and administration of L. Bradford Prince's estate.
Dates: 1859-1963; Majority of material found within 1929-1946

Shuler-Berninghaus Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-036
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers of James J. Shuler and Oscar E. Berninghaus. Series I consists primarily of Shuler's professional papers as a doctor, businessman, and Mayor in Raton, New Mexico. Much of the collection consists of letters sent by Shuler to various individuals concerning topics such as real estate, mining, irrigation, his medical practice, the New Mexico Municipal League, the Panama-California Exposition of 1915, and civic improvement projects in Raton. Some of the major...
Dates: 1879-1967

Southwest Files

 Collection
Identifier: SC 9999-02
Scope and Content The contents of this collection are from former vertical files in the reference collection and donations from Lynn I. Perrigo. Contents include items of interest primarily related to New Mexico and the Southwest.
Dates: 1887-; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

Thomas D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-566-BC
Scope and Content The majority of this collection represents Thomas Campbell's activities in New Mexico. However, series I contains some military and political items not directly related to New Mexico. The collection is divided into 5 overlapping series. Series I primarily consists of documents (correspondence, government publications, etc.) relating to Campbell's military and political activities. U.S. federal government related documents include: U.S. Department of Agriculture publications and...
Dates: 1874-1984

Thomas D. Campbell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-000-566
Abstract The collection contains photographs compiled by Thomas Campbell. Agricultural, mining, and ranching operations in New Mexico are depicted as are military operations and pictures made during Campbell's international travels.
Dates: 1925-1960

William Blackmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 018
Scope and Content The Blackmore Collection includes promotional and research material documenting his investment concerns. Blackmore was instrumental in publishing books about the Southwest, Spanish land grants, Mexican land law and United States Territorial law regarding land grants. 1932 Barbara Aitken, an anthropologist who worked with Edgar Lee Hewett, secured the Blackmore Papers for the Historical Society of New Mexico. The Charles D. Poston papers are part of the Blackmore Collection. Most of...
Dates: 1827-1890

Winfield Fletcher Collection of New Mexico Mining Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-018
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of materials relating to the Tres Piedras Mining Company, including stock certificates and letters. Also within the collection are a newspaper clipping on fraudulent claims to the Canon del Agua land grant, an 1889 stock certificate from the Consolidated Mining and Investment Co., and a handwritten description (by an unknown author) of the Las Trampas land grant with an emphasis on the timber located there. Some of the letters within the collection concern mining...
Dates: 1881-1903

Work Projects Administration Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-232
Scope and Content Collection consists of the administrative records, research files, and miscellaneous documents of the Work Projects Administration, the Writers' Program and their predecessors in New Mexico. Administrative records (series I, 1935-1943) include correspondence, typescript drafts of proposed sections for a guidebook and various other records. Research files from the Federal Writers' Project in New Mexico (series II-XII, 1909-1971) were created and collected under the direction of State Director...
Dates: 1909-1971 (bulk 1930-1946); (1935-1943); (1930-1942); (1936-1940); (1936-1939); (1909-1939); (1936-1937); (1934-1939); (1936-1938); (1936-1971); (1935-1939); (1936-1946); (1930-1933); (1938-1942); (1938-1941)

Yrisarri Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-092
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of land grant and land conveyance documents (Seriesi I and II) from the Albuquerque-Bernalillo area and surrounding communities in New Mexico (1697-1929). Included are deeds and records concerning the Alameda and Joseph Telles Jiron land grants, homestead lands, and the San Mateo Ranch. Series III (persons) includes the estate papers, estate inventories, and wills of various members of the related Perea family. Miscellaneous documents include Jacobo Yrisarri's...
Dates: 1697-1951