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Water rights -- New Mexico

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

A.A. Jones Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-025
Scope and Content Collection consists of the legal, personal, and political papers of A.A. Jones. The bulk of the collection consists of legal papers which include several land grant, business, and probate case records. Land grant case records pertain to the Maxwell, Preston Beck, Mora, Las Vegas, and Eaton land grants. Included in the land grant case records are the papers of James and Helen Beck and New Mexico Chief Justice Elisha V. Long's opinion on the Las Vegas Land Grant. Companies involved in the...
Dates: 1862-1927

Aamodt Water Case Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 482
Scope and Content The collection contains legal and organizational documentation concerning the water rights case. The vertical file at the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library contains extensive newspaper clippings on the case.
Dates: 1966-1993

Arthur Rochford Manby Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 325
Scope and Content Collection consists of legal papers and correspondence to and from and about Arthur Rochford Manby and the companies in which he had financial interests, specifically the Taos Valley Land Comapny, the Mutual Trust Company, and the Colonial Bond and Security Company. The collection contains papers dealing with water and mining rights in New Mexico and other interests. There are also tax receipts and land documents pertaining to his properties and various newspaper clippings. In addition, there...
Dates: 1716-1935

Donaciano Vigil Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of Donaciano Vigil's military, family, and personal papers which span the Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. Territorial periods of New Mexico history. Spanish period documents contain land conveyances and abstracts of land primarily in Santa Fe (1770-1803), an inventory of civil and criminal proceedings (1766-1767), and a will (1820). Mexican period documents cover a wide range of New Mexico subjects. Some of the subjects are Vigil's military career (1834-1841), military affairs...
Dates: 1727-1877, bulk 1841-1877

Edward L. Bartlett Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of Bartlett's official correspondence as Solicitor General of the Territory of New Mexico (1890-1902); and professional papers from his legal practice (1880-1904). Solicitor General correspondence includes letters received from Frank Springer, Elfego Baca, Frederick Muller, and Pinkerton's National Detective Agency concerning Charles Siringo. Topics covered in the correspondence include the Rough Riders, Jicarilla Apaches, territorial penitentiary, Fort Marcy, and the...
Dates: 1863-1904

Elephant Butte Irrigation District records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0235
Abstract Organized in 1918 after the Elephant Butte Dam was built, EBID replaced the Elephant Butte Water Users Association as a means to manage water rights and pay off the debt of the dam's construction to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The records here come from the district's executive operations as well as its main functions, in forms ranging from small cards to large maps.
Dates: 1880 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1970

Eugene A. Fiske Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-017
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of Fiske's professional papers. Series I consists of various legal documents, including a contract retaining Fiske as defense attorney in the trial of James G. Whitney for the murder of Manuel B. Otero, and 67 pages of testimony from the case of Edward Miller v. Alphonso Dockweiler over water rights involving the Rio Tesuque, Acequia Madre, and Acequia del Medio in northern New Mexico. Series II consists of legal documents, deeds, land conveyances, and other...
Dates: 1840-1968 (bulk 1840-1909)

Governor John E. Miles Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-105
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor Miles. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, natural resource conservation, enforcement of the Hatch Act, establishment of the Four Corners Monument, establishment of a Mormon Battalion Monument, and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within this collection are reports and other materials concerning the Pecos River Commission, Rio Grande Compact...
Dates: 1939-1942

Governor Merritt C. Mechem Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-098
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Mechem. Correspondence concerns a variety of subjects, including conveyances of federal public lands, the fence controversy at Tesuque Pueblo, the possible creation of a national park on the Mescalero Indian Reservation, and Japanese immigration. Proclamations involve quarantines in response to several types of weevils. Special reports and investigations include the failure of the Santa Fe Bank, discrimination against Spanish-Americans at the...
Dates: 1908-1925 ( bulk 1921-1922)

Governor William T. Thornton Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-089
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Thornton. Includes letters received, appointments, resignations, proclamations, reports, and penal papers. Some of the materials relate specifically to mining accidents and water rights in New Mexico.
Dates: 1893-1897

Henry A. Kiker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-57-BC
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other papers relating to legal cases of Henry A. Kiker, and the law firm of Bickley & Kiker, 1879-1934.
Dates: 1879-1934; Majority of material found within 1901-1934

Manuel A. Sanchez Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-013
Scope and Content Collection consists of records and correspondence from Manuel Sanchez's law practice. Includes case files, carbon copies of letters sent and legal documents, clients' letters received, briefs, and law reports and related material on a wide range of subjects.

Some materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1802-1969 (bulk, 1920-1950)

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0252
Abstract Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District serves portions of Sandoval, Bernalillo, Valencia, and Socorro Counties. Records include official minutes from 1925 to1952, a 1940 economic survey, photographs from the 1930s-1940s and a videotaped documentary from the 1980s.
Dates: 1925-ca. 1985; 1925-ca. 1985; Majority of material found in 1925-1952

Napoleon B. Laughlin Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-134
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...
Dates: 1740-1933

New Mexico State Engineer Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-003
Content Note As of 2000 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Engineer, its predecessor the Territorial Engineer, and the Interstate Stream Commission, which is a statutorily separate agency coordinated and directed by the State Engineer (1888-1992). Includes biennial reports (1932-1978), one annual report from 1979, minutes, legal documents, publications, and ledger books. Most of the records concern water rights, water conservation, irrigation, flood control, and water resources. Includes...
Dates: 1888-[ongoing].

Records of the United States Territorial and New Mexico District Court Clerks,

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-033
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)

Richard E. Greenleaf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-769-BC
Abstract Richard Greenleaf's papers deal with major people and events during the initial decades of Spanish presence in Mexico. The collection mainly consists of Greenleaf's typed Spanish transcriptions and English translations of colonial documents from the the Archivo General de Indias of Seville and the Archivo General de Nación of Mexico City.
Dates: 1519-2004

Spanish Archives of New Mexico I,

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-002
Scope and Content Collection consists of civil land records of the Spanish and Mexican period governments of New Mexico, and materials created by the Surveyor General and Court of Private Land Claims during the process of adjudication. Includes petitions for land grants, land conveyances, wills, mine registers, records books, journals, dockets, reports, minutes, letters, and a variety of legal documents. Also within the collection is the Vigil Index, an inventory of the documents in the custody of Donaciano...
Dates: 1685-1912

Suaso Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-041
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers of the Suaso family of Embudo, New Mexico. Includes land conveyances (1751-1801), wills of Josefa Martin (1786) and Juan Antonio Suaso (1818), and a petition made by Josefa Martin for the protection of her childrens inheritance rights to an acequia (1786). Also within the collection are fragments of documents involving a land dispute between Diego Antonio Duran and Juan Cordova (1826), a note by Governor Juan Bautista de Anza regarding a decree directed at...
Dates: 1751-1826

William A. Keleher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-742-BC
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