Rio Arriba County (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content The papers of Peter Nabokov, writer and newspaperman, contain manuscripts, notes, recorded interviews and newspaper articles. The bulk of the collection relates to research and writings about Reies Lopez Tijerina and the Tierra Amarilla land grant. The collection contains articles from the Santa Fe New Mexican, The Albuquerque Journal, The Albuquerque Tribune, and various other newspapers and...
Abstract The collection contains the papers of New Mexico land grant activist Reies Lopez Tijerina, best known for founding the Alianza Federal de Mercedes. The group organized heirs seeking to regain Spanish and Mexican land grants protected under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, an important component of the Chicano Movement.
Dates: 1888-2003; Majority of material found within 1963-1978