New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
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 The collection is arranged alphabetically by state agency name. Some agencies have been cross-referenced if name changes have occurred. The collection consists of biennial reports, annual reports, laws, orders, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, publications, minutes, financial records, clippings, maps, catalogs, bulletins, pamphlets, newsletters, training guides, governors' messages and inaugurations, directories, memorandums, and correspondence issued by New Mexico State agencies...
Dates: 1875-1979 (bulk 1912-1969)
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.
Identifier: AC 290
Scope and Content Collection contains notes and memoranda concerning the legal, literary, and scientific activities of Frank Springer compiled by Ralph E. Twitchell. Most of the information consists of printed material, reprints of articles, newspaper clippings, and typewritten letters, etc., published elsewhere. Volume 1 contains the most extensive collection with a brief introduction by Twitchell. Volumes 2, 3, and 4 contain mostly replicates of material found in the first volume.
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)
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
Identifier: AC 566-p
Scope and Content Collection contains the correspondence of Richard (Bob) J. Cheska of Albuquerque pertaining to his political activities in 1924 for the La Follette-Wheeler National Progressive Committee and Robert La Follette's run for U.S. President. Also included are letters of introduction of Bob Cheska in support of the Democratic Party by New Mexico state, county, and local officals during the 1936 presidential election.
Dates: 1924; 1936
Identifier: AC 601
Scope and Content Collection contains material related to his political activities, and personal correspondence with his children. There is a small amount of school-related material from his daughter, Florence, who was a teacher.
Dates: 1906-1970; Majority of material found in 1920s-1940s
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...
Abstract The Richard Charles Dillon Papers are a collection of documents relating to the political and business life of Richard C. Dillon. Most of the collection is correspondence generated during and immediately after Dillon's tenure as Governor of New Mexico, 1927-1931.
Scope and Content Richard Lowitt taught American History at Connecticut College, Florida State University, the University of Kentucky, the University of Maryland, and the University of Rhode Island. He joined Iowa State University, where he was the chair of the History department. He eventually became a professor of American History at the University of Oklahoma, and Regents Professor at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. This collection is comprised of Lowitt's notes and photocopies of...
Dates: 1899-1993 (bulk 1910-1936, 1982-1988)
Scope and Content The Secundino Romero collection contains material relevant to the government and politics of Las Vegas, New Mexico; San Miguel County; and the state of New Mexico. The bulk of the material relates to Romero's work as clerk of the Fourth Judicial District. This includes ledgers and correspondence with New Mexico attorneys, court clerks, sheriffs, and persons involved in court cases and decrees. The collection also includes personal, family, and business correspondence, as well as materials...
Dates: 1824-1911; Majority of material found in 1885-1911
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...
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of the United States Territorial Supreme Court for New Mexico (1846-1912) and the records of the New Mexico State Supreme Court (1912-1978). The bulk of the material consists of case files from the New Mexico territorial period (1846-1912). Also included are court records (1863-1978), and administrative reports (1959- 1978). Case files contained in the collection are cases 1-1483 (1846-1912). Some of the later cases are not part of this collection. Also...
Dates: 1846-1978 (bulk 1846-1912)
Identifier: AC 029
Scope and Content Mexican and Territorial records spanning ca. 1810-1890. Later records and family memorabilia and correspondence. Collection consists of the family papers of the C de Baca, Rudolph, and Sanchez families of Mora County, New Mexico (1875-1949), Mora County documents (1809-1935), and miscellaneous papers. Bulk of the collection covers the years, 1809-1935. Mora County documents consist of: records for land grants, conveyances, and deeds (1809-67); unofficial bound volumes of...
Dates: 1809-1983 (bulk, 1809-1935)
Identifier: AC 403
Scope and Content The collection consists of William G. Ritch's personal correspondence, correspondence while serving as Secretary of the New Mexico Territory, financial and legal records of the Ritch family, the Ritch Cattle Company records, research notes on various topic, and land dealings with the Bureau of Land Management.
Scope and Content The collection contains 4 scrapbooks and 9 file folders reflecting Andrews' career as delegate to congress from New Mexico. Scrapbooks primarily contain news clippings and title pages from House Bills. The folders are comprised of correspondence, affidavits, telegrams, and news clippings. Two of the scrapbooks document House Bills that Andrews was involved in authoring and introducing, including hand written entries and House Bill title page clippings. One of these scrapbooks...