Colfax County (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Colfax County, N.M. Records,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of the county clerk (1867-1933), county assessor (1870-1892, 1917, 1924), county treasurer (1869-1927), county commission (1876-1927), superintendent of schools (1907-1908), county surveyor (1898), justice of the peace (1887-1925), sheriff (1869-1884), and probate court (1892-1929). Clerk's records include notary records, poll and tally books, voter lists, election returns, abstracts of titles, articles of incorporation, registers of licenses and brands,...
English Translations/Transcriptions of the Carnegie Public Library (Las Vegas, N.M.) Oral History Project with Spanish Speaking Old Timers
Abstract This collection consists of English translations and transcriptions of 75 oral history interviews with Spanish speaking old timers living within 60 miles of Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Dates: circa 1993
Nancy Robertson Collection
Identifier: AC 602
Scope and Content Collection includes but is not limited to genealogical data and family information, church records from Northern New Mexico, cemetery maps, and Raton, NM, history. Maps with significant personal annotations related to her research, and maps of non-New Mexico places related to Robertson’s genealogy have been left in the collection
Naturalization Records by New Mexico Courts,
Scope and Content Collection consists of naturalization records from New Mexico courts in the form of loose documents and docket books. Records include Declarations of Intent, Petitions for Naturalization, and Certificates of Naturalization. Loose documents also contain some correspondence of district court clerks concerning naturalization.
Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Court Clerks,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the court clerk correspondence for the 1st Judicial District Court, the 3rd Judicial District Court, the 4th Judicial District Court, the 6th Judicial District Court, and the 8th Judicial District Court (1879-1970). The bulk of correspondence covers the years 1879-1912 and 1960-1970. Some correspondence for the 1st and 4th Judicial District Courts is located in letterpress books (1897-1911). Collection also includes criminal and civil cases for Bernalillo, Chavez, Colfax,...
Dates: 1853-1970 (Bulk 1882-1960)
Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for Colfax County,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records for Colfax County, New Mexico (1869-1935). The bulk of the material covers the years, 1869-1913. Included are record books (1869-1911), case files (1869-1935), and other court material. Record books consist of various dockets (1869-1911), court proceedings record books (1869-1911), jury lists (1909-1922), and an undated index. Dockets include criminal (1869-1908), civil (1869-1911), and judges (1875-1891) volumes....
Dates: 1869-1935 (bulk 1869-1913)
Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Courts for San Miguel County,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records of San Miguel County (1847-1955). The bulk of material covers the years 1847-1914. Included are record books (1847-1946), case files (1848-1939), and other court material (1889-1955). Record books consist of various dockets (1847-1946), court proceedings record books (1849-1911), clerk's books (1873-1914), a record of jurors (1892), testimony of witnesses books (1888-1912), a record of assignments (1890-1897), and a...
Dates: 1847-1955 (bulk 1847-1914)
Stephen W. Dorsey Collection,
Identifier: AC 066
Scope and Content Collection consists of deeds and land conveyances from Colfax County (photocopies), docket sheet from Dorsey's 1875 bankruptcy case in Arkansas. Original documents include Dorsey's military service record, the 1888 certificate of incorporation for Dorsey's Sierra Grande Ranch Company, and an undated typed description of the Chico Springs Resort Hotel (formerly the Dorsey Mansion). Collection also includes correspondence with officials from New Mexico State Monuments about the use (and...
Stephen W. Dorsey Research Collection,
Identifier: AC 359
Scope and Content Collection consists of the research materials gathered by Thomas J. Caperton while writing Rogue! Being an Account of the Life and High Times of Stephen W. Dorsey, United States Senator and New Mexico Cattle Baron (Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1978). Materials include copies of letters; news articles; copies of incorporations papers for Dorsey's business holdings; copies of lawsuits (including the "Star Route" mail fraud); as well as details...
Union County, N.M. Records,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of Union County, New Mexico (1893-1959). The bulk of the collection covers the years 1893 to 1915. Included are records of the county clerk (1893-1917), assessor (1894-1912), treasurer (1894-1914), sheriff (1894-1898), and justice of the peace (1894-1959). Clerks records consist of chattel mortgage records and license registers. One volume of the justice of the peace records contains Colfax County marriages and Precinct 14 cases (1891-1893), as well as Union...
Dates: 1893-1959 (Bulk 1893-1915)