New Mexico -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, manuscripts, genealogies, and clippings. Subjects include New Mexican customs and folklore, land grants and titles, and prominent figures in New Mexico history. Other topics include Chaves and Ortiz family histories, the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and New Mexicos school system. Notable correspondents are Charles F. Lummis, B.W. "Win Page, Katharine Chaves Page, and Stephen B. Elkins. This collection was transferred from the Museum of New Mexico...
Abstract This collection contains testimony from the U.S. Court of Private Land Claims regarding the legitimacy of the Caja del Rio grant involving a legal dispute between the descendants of Nicolas Ortiz, Ni?o Ladr?n de Guebara (the original grantee) and Willi Spiegelberg. It also includes legal documents confirming genealogy of the Ortiz family and records of sales of this land in 1860 from the Ortiz family through various owners, to Thomas B. Catron in 1909.
Dates: 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914)
Scope and Content The collection contains historical information about the Jose Felipe Castillo family. This includes photographs and documentation pertaining to both the original and rebuilt Castillo family houses and family chapel (Our Lady of Refuge). The original house contained an attached chapel, and was built in 1878 by Franciso Castillo y Pino, father of Jose Felipe Castillo in Sauzal, New Mexico, which is south of Belen and near Las Nutrias. The house was torn down in 1923, and a new house with a...
Scope and Content In 1982, Kathryn Sargeant and Mary Davis began an archaeological survey of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, an incorporated village in the Albuquerque's North Valley. Part of the project involved speaking with local people and asking for permission to walk across and examine their properties for archaeological sites. It became apparent to Sargeant and Davis that the local people had a wealth of historical information in their memories that needed to be documented. Thus, in 1983, the North Valley...
Scope and Content The Roswell Oral History Project collection consist of 31 taped interviews on 42 cassette tapes, with transcripts, and the transcript only for one additional interview. The interviews were conducted in 1985 by Dr. Ray Burrola with Hispanic and Mexican American residents of Roswell, New Mexico. The project was funded by the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute located at the University of New Mexico. This project was also known as Mutualistas: The Roswell Experience....