Land grants -- New Mexico
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS -628 -BC
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, pamphlets, flyers, press releases, and broadsides relating to Alianza Federal de las Mercedes, Alianza Federal de Pueblos Libres, Reies Lopez Tijerina, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, land grants, education, employment, and discrimination. The Alianza constitution is also included in the collection. An oversized folder contains broadsides, reprints and a map. This collection is composed of materials that were formerly housed in...
Dates: 1963-1997 (bulk 1967-1979)
Scope and Content Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, manuscripts, genealogies, and clippings. Subjects include New Mexican customs and folklore, land grants and titles, and prominent figures in New Mexico history. Other topics include Chaves and Ortiz family histories, the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and New Mexicos school system. Notable correspondents are Charles F. Lummis, B.W. "Win Page, Katharine Chaves Page, and Stephen B. Elkins. This collection was transferred from the Museum of New Mexico...
Abstract This collection contains photographs relating to the history of the Bell Ranch.
Dates: 1896, 1984
Identifier: AC 256
Scope and Content Photocopies of various Spanish and Mexican documents related to Pueblo tribes of New Mexico. Land titles and land grants are the subject of the bulk of these materials, although some relate to intra-tribal affairs. Among the Pueblos mentioned are Laguna, Isleta, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo, Zia, Santa Ana, Jemez and Taos. All documents are in Spanish, some have attached English translations.
Abstract This collection contains testimony from the U.S. Court of Private Land Claims regarding the legitimacy of the Caja del Rio grant involving a legal dispute between the descendants of Nicolas Ortiz, Ni?o Ladr?n de Guebara (the original grantee) and Willi Spiegelberg. It also includes legal documents confirming genealogy of the Ortiz family and records of sales of this land in 1860 from the Ortiz family through various owners, to Thomas B. Catron in 1909.
Dates: 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914)
Scope and Content Collection contains the 18 linear feet of correspondence between Dr. Knowlton, colleagues, students, and publishers. Dr. Knowlton's manuscripts relating to his field of research are included, some of which have been published in professional journals. Professor Knowlton also collected manuscripts written by colleagues and students on subjects relating to Mexican-Americans, Bilingual Education and Native American issues. Also within the collection are 23 linear feet of reports, committee...
Abstract This collection is composed of Dalton C. Bergan's research notebooks, photocopied material and note cards on Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell and François Xavier Aubry. Bergan used some of this material to write a book on Aubry.
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of anthropologist, Frances Léon Quintana, in the Southwest, mainly between 1960 and 1999. The collection consists of published and unpublished works, field notes, lecture notes, project proposals and reports, general and project correspondence, biographical and job-related materials, political petitions, statements, testimonies, and some news clippings.
Dates: 1705-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-1999
Scope and Content The Frank Sanchez Papers contain 13 alphabetically-arranged subject series, plus 4 series based on format of materials (newspapers, oversize, etc.). Researchers should check the format-based series for material relating to the various subject series. The largest series in the papers is "Community Organizing, Strategic Planning" which includes files for numerous organizations and foundations. "Political Activism" is also a significant series, containing most of the political...
Dates: 1951-2008 (bulk 1970-1996)
Scope and Content The John Baron Burg collection contains Bernalillo, Sandoval and Valencia County land, property and business records from the Burg and Otero families. It also contains political and personal correspondence dealing with family matters and Burg’s campaign for Albuquerque Post Master and New Mexico District Attorney. The collection also contains three scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, letters, voting ballots, political cartoons and ephemera. One scrapbook contains clippings of a column series...
Abstract Land records for Belen, New Mexico inherited, purchased, or sold by Julian Tafoya family.
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of documents (originals and copies) pertaining to land grants in New Mexico, Arizona, Arkansas, and Texas. The bulk of the documents pertain to Pueblo Indian and individual land grants in New Mexico (1700-1933). Collection was created by the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1700-1993 (bulk 1765-1933)
Abstract This collection consists of title abstracts (often including maps) from many parts of New Mexico, particularly Bernalillo County, dating from the late 1800's through the 1970's. Title records are primarily from the additions and subdivisions of the city of Albuquerque, as well as from rural tracts of land, including land grants, throughout the State of New Mexico.
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of documents involving members of the Mariano Chavez family and others. Most of the materials concern land grants, wills and estates, land conveyances, and litigation over land and water disputes in New Mexico during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Other materials include inventories of personal property, a license to build a chapel at San Jose de Chama (1844), a geneaology of the Chavez family, a collection of alabados (religious verses), and...
Dates: 1763-1967 (bulk 1763-1873)
Scope and Content Collection consists of case files and a variety of documents such as wills, deeds, and estate records from legal cases handled by Laughlin. Series I includes materials on homestead claims and businesses such as the Globe Land Co. and the La Fonda Hotel. Series II includes materials on acequias and water rights, banks (including the First National Bank of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Bank), mining companies (including the Rio Arriba Coal Co.), and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Co. Series III...
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 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 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
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
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
Scope and Content The collection contains miscellaneous Albuquerque Indian School documents and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings concerning the institution. There is an assortment of legal records dealing with New Mexico land grants and property transfer for the Robert H. Longwell Land Case, 1909-1912, regarding the Antonio Baca Grant and Borrego Springs Grant and the Cazin Property Case, 1844-1908. There is a wide variety of printed ephemera dealing with schools, churches and civic organizations, some...
Abstract The collection contains land documents, photographs of New Mexico, maps, plats, blueprints, McMurdo Estate papers and other documents from the law firm of Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb.
Dates: 1862-1983; Majority of material found within 1917-1975
Identifier: AC 229
Scope and Content Collection consists of typed English translations of selected documents from Series I and II of the Spanish Archives of New Mexico. Series I consists of land records, and Series II consists of government documents. For most of the documents, the W.P.A. translator is not identified.
Scope and Content The collection contains personal, business, political and legal papers of Thomas B. Catron, 1723-1930. Included is correspondence, legal documents, case records, maps, deeds, campaign literature, newspaper clippings, ledgers, reports and printed material. The collection contains records of 282 cases of the U. S. Court of Private Land Claims, Santa Fe District, 1891-1903, with considerable material on the Anton Chico Grant, Tierra Amarilla Grant, Maxwell Land Grant, and La Bajada Grant. The...
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...