Columbus (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Letters from Chester G. Bell stationed at Camp Furlong in Columbus, New Mexico to his family.
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)
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Larrazolo. Correspondence consists of letters sent and received (1918-1920). Oaths consist of Larrazolo's oath of office and speeches contain his official addresses. Legislative papers include special session correspondence and the bills of the 4th State Legislature. Reports are from various state agencies. Special reports and investigations include documentation concerning wildlife conservation, public lands, the Socorro County Public Schools,...
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor McDonald. The bulk of the collection consists of McDonalds official papers (1912-1916). Legislative papers contain vetoes, messages, and documentation of the Governors Contingent Fund. Petitions involve the use of convict labor, construction of a dike on the Rio Grande, a right-of-way for the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad, and conditions at the Sugarite Mining Camp in Colfax County. Reports are from various state agencies and...
Dates: 1880-1968 (bulk, 1912-1916)
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.
Some materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1802-1969 (bulk, 1920-1950)
Identifier: AC 350-s
Scope and Content Collection consists of one volume containing copies of documents found among the Pancho Villa troops killed at Columbus, New Mexico, 1916 and relate to various activities of Villa in northern Mexico. The orginal documents are filed at the National Archives. The documents were bound as a presentation volume that Governor Bruce King of New Mexico presented to The Honorable Oscar Ornellas, Governor of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Included (in English) is an introduction that details the history...
Scope and Content The correspondence in the collection is divided into three categories: from Ruth C. Miller, to Ruth C. Miller and about Ruth C. Miller. It covers such topics as settling the Miller estate, news from her daughters attending the University of New Mexico, and Mrs. Miller's claim for compensation for the death of her husband. The majority of the collection is materials relating to her research in 1929 for her master's degree at the University of New Mexico. She was interested in job analysis of...
Abstract Collection consists of photographs relating to Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Scope and Content This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings dated June 27, 1916-October 12, 1916. The articles were written by T.E. Hedlund, "war correspondent" for the Boston Globe, covering the 5th and 2nd regiments of the Massachusetts National Guard. The train ride with the troops from Massachusetts to El Paso, Texas is covered in the first few articles. The bulk of the clippings cover the daily camp stories of the 2nd regiment stationed in Columbus, New Mexico. The 2nd regiment was...
Dates: 1916 June 27-1916 Oct. 12