New Mexico -- History -- 1848-
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Content This is an ongoing collection of materials assembled by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries. The collection represents a merger between the Albuquerque History and the New Mexico History collections. New Mexico history is the only unifying theme between the discrete items in this eclectic collection. Subjects include documentation of businesses, politics and government, civic groups, events, and individuals including Roy Stamm and William Smith Burke. Directories, news clippings,...
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and documents relating to Apache and Navajo affairs in New Mexico during the mid-ninetieth century.
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...
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)
Scope and Content As of 2000, collection consists of records of the New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committees predecessor the New Mexico Legislative School Study Committee (1964-1972). Includes administrative correspondence, reports, memorandums, minutes, press releases, and financial records. Some of the major topics covered by materials in the collection are teacher salaries, evaluations, and turnover; student-teacher ratios; vocational education; and religion and testing in public schools.
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of the New Mexico Legislative Energy Committee (1975-1977). Includes minutes, administrative records, subject files, desk files of Chairman John J. Mershon, and three scrapbooks and unmounted newspaper clippings on energy subjects. Administrative records include correspondence, briefs, budgets, press releases, and reports to the Legislature. Subject files contain reports from state, interstate, and federal agencies.
Scope and Content As of 2000 collection consists of the records of the New Mexico Livestock Board (1972-1983) and its two predecessors: the New Mexico Cattle Sanitary Board (1887-1957) and the New Mexico Sheep Sanitary Board (1899-1956). Records consists primarily of brand registers. Includes some indexes; registers of strays; annual, special, and fiscal reports; and minutes of board meetings. The listing of brands within the registers varies, some are chronological, some are according to the brand symbol, and...
Scope and Content As of 2000 collection consists of the records and research materials of the New Mexico Office of Indian Affairs (1936-1995). Records include correspondence, reports, audits, personnel records, publications and other administrative records. Research materials include clippings and documents pertaining to Indians of New Mexico and various state, regional, and national Indian organizations including the All Indian Pueblo Council. Also included are materials pertaining to federal legislation...
Scope and Content As of 1997 collection consists of the records of the New Mexico Office of the State Treasurer (1955-1974) and its predecessor the Office of the Territorial Treasurer (1849-1911). State records include ledgers, proceedings of financial and investment boards, and administration files. Territorial records include administrative correspondence, annual reports, journals, and ledgers.
Partial finding aid.
Partial finding aid.
Scope and Content As of 1997 collection consists of records of the Property Tax Division and its predecessors the Equalization Board, Territorial Board of Equalization, State Tax Commission, Property Appraisal Department, and Property Tax Department (1887-1978). Records of the Equalization Board and Territorial Board of Equalization include administrative correspondence, tax assessment appeals, and ledger books of minutes from 1887 to 1914. Records of the State Tax Commission include biennial reports...
Scope and Content As of 1997, collection consists of records of the Secretary of the Territory (1851-1912), and the Secretary of State (1912- 1995). Includes executive record books and indexes, records of notaries public, legislative journals, enrolled and engrossed bills, laws of New Mexico, records of Constitutional Conventions (1850, 1866, 1872, 1889, 1906, 1910-1912), records of the Territorial Assembly (1859-1909), and correspondence of the Territorial Secretary (1851-1912). Collection also includes oaths...
Scope and Content As of 1999 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Auditor and its predecessors the Auditor and Territorial Auditor (1846-1998). Territorial records (1846-1912) include annual reports, administrative correspondence, financial records documenting court expenses and payments for bounties, reports on indigents and orphans, bonds for sheriffs and tax collectors bonds, and records of equalization taxes and rebates. Statehood records (1912-1998) include annual reports, and audit...
Scope and Content As of 1999 the collection consists of the records of the State Board of Thanatopractice and its predecessors (1903-1980). Applications include material submitted to the Territorial Board of Health (1903-1904). Dockets pertain to licensing cases heard before the Board. Miscellaneous papers include correspondence.
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...
Scope and Content As of 1997 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Land Office (including the Commissioner of Public Lands) and its predecessors the Board of Public Lands and the Territorial Public Land Office (1899-1991). Includes various reports, administrative correspondence, minutes, oil and gas leases, publications, clippings, and ledger books. Much of the material concerns mining, grazing, and logging in New Mexico.
Scope and Content As of 1998 the collection consists of the records of the New Mexico State Library its predecessor the New Mexico State Library Extension Service, and the New Mexico State Library Commission (1710-1996). The bulk of the materials date from 1889 to 1996. Agency records include administrative files, annual reports (1966-1973), minutes (1936-1996) U.S. Constitution bicentennial project reports (1987-1989), issues of the New Mexico Library Bulletin (1932-1959), and other publications (1930-1934)....
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...
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...
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the New Mexico Territorial Bureau of Immigration (1880-1911). Includes annual and biennial reports; publications; minutes of annual meetings (1907, 1911); reports from counties on climate, minerals, and agricultural and water resources; and reports from various towns giving population, geographical descriptions, transportation lines, water and fuel resources, industries, climate, schools, banks, and hotels.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Scope and Content The Octaviano A. Larrazolo papers contain material relevant to the political history of New Mexico as well as that of San Elizario, El Paso County, Texas and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The collection includes correspondence, biographical information, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, typescripts and a scrapbook composed primarily of newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection is composed of material relating to Larrazolo's political career, 1885-1930. It also contains...
Dates: 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930)
Scope and Content This collection consists of three topical segments: Katherine Stinson's aviation career, Miguel Otero's political and legal career, and collected papers and manuscripts of his father Governor Miguel A. Otero, all ranging from the mid 1850s to 1985. The core of the collection are the correspondence files of Otero and Stinson and of Gov. Otero (Boxes 1-6). While Gov. Otero's papers are separated from Otero-Stinson's (Box 6), it was too difficult to separate Katherine Stinson's correspondence from...
Identifier: AC 439
Scope and Content This collection consists of the research material of historian and author Philip J. Rasch. It includes his many articles about New Mexican and southwestern gunslingers, lawmen, and outlaws. These articles were published in the English Westerners' Brand Book, Denver Westerners Monthly Roundup, Westerners New York Posse Brand Book, and the National Association and Center for Outlaw and Lawman...
Dates: Placeholder Unit Date Text; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
Identifier: AC 226
Scope and Content The Ralph Emerson Twitchell Collection's first part consists of the papers of Ralph Emerson Twitchell (11-29-1859 to 10-26-1925), the attorney, public office holder and historian; Margaret Olivia Collins Twitchell (born circa 1868 to 1-29-1900), the first Mrs. Twitchell; Estelle Bennett Burton Twitchell (1-31-1872 to 10-13-1952), the second Mrs. Twitchell; and Waldo Collins Twitchell, the son of Margaret and Ralph who became an engineer and a writer. The second part of the Ralph...
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of a variety of historical documents from Spain (1740-1750), Mexico (1826-1909), and New Mexico (1849-1901). Spanish documents include a 1750 royal decree exempting some Franciscans from various public duties and laws. Mexican documents include Porifirio Diazs 1909 regional title to a silver and copper mine in Tehuantepec. New Mexican documents primarily involve either Charles Overman or his wife Barbara Chavez de Sanchez.
Collection is in Spanish.
Collection is in Spanish.