Tierra Amarilla (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
David Correia Research Papers
Abstract The David Correia Research Papers document the history and people of the Tierra Amarilla land grant conflict in Northern New Mexico.
Dates: 1901-2009; Majority of material found within 1955-2009
Reies Lopez Tijerina Papers
Identifier: AC 563-p
Scope and Content Papers consist of court documents and notes concerning Tijerina's M-1 carbine (in possession of the New Mexico History Museum). Weapon was in Tijerina's possession at the time of his arrest in 1969. Also included are a bilingual reward poster "Who killed Eulogio Salazar," two publications by Alan Stang (Reies Tijerina: The Communist Plan to Grab the Southwest, 1967/New Mexico: The Coming Guerrilla War, 1969), and Frankie McCarty's Land Grant Problems in New Mexico, 1969.
Dates: 1967 - 1974
Reies Tijerina Papers
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