Lincoln County (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Ealy Family Papers
Scope and Content The Ealy Family Papers at the University of New Mexico consist of a small number of diverse documents collected by Taylor F. Ealy's grandson, Lawrence O. Ealy. Supplementing the letters and memoirs in the Lawrence Ealy Collection of the University of Arizona, UNM's miscellany is most notable for the various items relating to the Lincoln County War, especially the first edition of Pat Garrett's The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid, published in 1882. Ealy, who...
Hudspeth and Hewitt Records,
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the Hudspeth and Hewitt law firm. Includes correpondence, financial records, and a variety of legal documents. Correspondence involves either Andrew H. Hudspeth or John Y. Hewitt.
John M. and Ruth Tompkins Penfield family papers
Abstract Papers of John M. and Ruth Tompkins Penfield and records of the Penfield Store of Lincoln, New Mexico. The Penfield Store was formerly the Tunstall-McSween store of Lincoln County War fame. John Penfied bought the store around 1900 and it was run by the Penfield family until sold to the state of New Mexico around 1957. Also included are papers Ruth Tompkins Penfield's family, who were involved in mining in the White Oaks area in the latter 19th century.
Dates: 1890 - 1960
Lewis A. Ketring, Jr. collection of Lincoln County research
Abstract Research collection of Lewis Alvin Ketring Jr. contains photocopies of documents about Lincoln County and the Lincoln County War. Much of the material was copied during the 1960s and 1970s from documents held in the Lincoln County Clerk and Recorder's Office. A portion of the original materials subsequently disappeared from the clerk's office, making the photocopies the only extant record of the material. The collection also contains original papers of Mr. Ketring, including research notes,...
Dates: 1876 - 2017
Lincoln County Heritage Trust Collection
Identifier: AC 481
Scope and Content Collection contains primary and secondary letters, original deeds, and other ephemeral materials pertaining primarily to the Lincoln County War. Collection also contains reference letters relevant to Pancho Villa and his assassination.
Dates: 1879-1986; Majority of material found in 1879-1933
Lincoln County, N.M. Collection,
Identifier: AC 134
Scope and Content The Lincoln County Collection consists of approximately ten feet of business, financial, and personal documents arranged topically and then chronologically after their transfer to the Museum of New Mexico from the Lincoln County, New Mexico Courthouse.
Dates: 1885-1976; 7-1-1887);
Lincoln County, N.M. Records,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of Lincoln County, New Mexico (1869-1932). Included are records of the county clerk (1869-1912), assessor (1870-1912), auditor (1875), treasurer (1883-1932), sheriff (1875-1897), county commissioners (1889-1912), justice of the peace (1876-1904), probate court (1870-1920), and miscellaneous records. Clerks records include poll and tally books, voter lists, election records, mining records, and registers of bonds, deeds, and marriages. Miscellaneous records...
Lincoln County Papers
Identifier: AC 292
Scope and Content Collection contains copies of documents used by historian John P. Wilson in preparation of publications on Lincoln County. This material was reference material collected by Wilson from various sources including the National Archives, State Record Center, personal communication, and other sources. Included are business papers, census reports, military contracts, legal records, etc.
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.
Oral History Interview with Ernest V. Joiner,
Abstract This collection consists of 4 cassette tapes, in which Janet Neugebauer interviews Ernest V. Joiner in Carrizozo, NM on December 29, 1989. Joiner discusses the newspaper business, small-town life, and politics in west Texas, California, and New Mexico, focusing on 1935-1989.
Dates: 1989 December 29
Philip J. Rasch Collection
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
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 Lincoln County,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records for Lincoln County, New Mexico (1870-1957). The bulk of the material covers the years (1870-1912). Included are record books (1873-1912), case files (1870-1929), and other court material. Record books consist of various dockets (1873-1912), court proceedings record books for criminal and civil (1875-1879, 1884-1912), and Chancery Court hearings (1889-1897). Dockets include criminal and civil volumes (1873-1911). Case...
Dates: 1870-1957 (bulk, 1870-1912)
White Oaks Letters,
Identifier: AC 353-p
Scope and Content Collection contains letters to the Honorable Andrew H. Hudspeth of White Oaks, New Mexico, pertaining to his law practice in Carrizozo, New Mexico, and his postition in the politics of the Democratic Party in New Mexico.
William A. Keleher Papers
Abstract The William A. Keleher collection contains a variety of materials pertaining to the history of New Mexico. As a historian, Keleher conducted thorough research on the territorial era of the State. As a prominent lawyer and citizen of the State in the 1900's, Keleher's legal work and volunteer efforts helped shape the modern condition of New Mexico. Many of the documents related to his research, career and other interests are included in this collection.
Dates: 1714-1999; Majority of material found within 1915-1972