Socorro County (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Board of Trustees of the Sevilleta Grant Records
Abstract Collection contains various legal documents such as leases, options to buy land, quitclaim deeds, warranty deeds, tax receipts, etc. from the Spanish land grant, Sevilleta, located in Socorro County, New Mexico. Also includes minute book, June 15, 1921-September 14, 1938, of meetings held by the Trustees of the land grant community.
Elfego Baca Collection
Identifier: MSS -249-SC
Scope and Content Elfego Baca's campaign brochures make up the bulk of this small collection. The brochures contain a brief history of Baca's life, including stories of gunfights, Billy the Kid, and dealings with the law, while also outlining his political ambitions. Additionally, the collection contains two pieces of correspondence written by Baca, an open letter written by Baca about the 1940 election, a letter from Mrs. Elfego Baca to Clinton P. Anderson informing him of Baca's death, and Baca's memorial...
Dates: 1904-1945 (bulk 1934-1945)
Holm O. Bursum Papers
Scope and Content The materials in the collection document Holm O. Bursum's personal life as well as his business and political careers. Correspondence, documents, and news clippings chronicle Bursum's ranching activities, his tenure as warden at the New Mexico State Penitentiary, various election campaigns, Republican Party involvements, and legislative activities. It includes documents relating to the controversial Indian Lands Bill, commonly known as the Bursum Bill. Albert B. Fall, Bronson Cutting and Elfego...
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 Interviews of the Abo Canyon Oral History Project for the BNSF Railroad
Abstract Parametrix conducted the cultural resource survey and mitigation of adverse effects for the BNSF's Second Track Project, near Belen, NM as a major component of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 compliance process. Shawn Kelley, a cultural anthropologist and ethnographer interviewed scores of individuals, recording their oral histories related to the railroad, Abo Canyon, and the surrounding area.
Dates: 2007-2009; Majority of material found within 2008
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 Socorro County,
Scope and Content The collection consists of the Territorial and New Mexico District Court records for Socorro County, New Mexico (1851-1933). The bulk of material covers the years 1851-1919. Included are record books (1851-1919), case files (1852-1933), some naturalization records, and other court material. Record books consist of various dockets (1851-1911), court proceedings record books (1851-1912), an assignment record book (1895-1898), a roll of attorneys book (1883-1900), a remittance register...
Dates: 1851-1933 (Bulk 1851-1919)
Socorro County, N.M. Records,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the records of Socorro County, New Mexico. Included are records of the county clerk (1862-1935), assessor (1870-1932), treasurer (1867-1876), sheriff (1903-1917), county commission (1876-1932), justice of the peace (1867-1931), probate court (1867-1924), and county school superintendent and board of education (1909-1919). Also included are miscellaneous records which include a city of Socorro audit (1924-1930) and a Magdalena census enumeration (1912?). Clerks records...