Tierra Amarilla (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
Scope and Contents The Center for Regional Studies Projects collection contains documentation and research material related to some of the many projects CRS has been involved in or sponsored. The collection is partially processed. It contains 5 boxes of processed material and 21 unprocessed boxes. The bulk of the material was created and collected for the research projects which include photos, exhibits, publications, research files, some VHS tapes and approximately 40 audio cassettes for three different oral...