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Columbus (N.M.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Chester G. Bell letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0227-SC
Abstract Letters from Chester G. Bell stationed at Camp Furlong in Columbus, New Mexico to his family.
Dates: 1917-1919

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 Octaviano A. Larrazolo Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-097
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,...
Dates: 1918-1920

Governor William C. McDonald Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-094
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)

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)

Pancho Villa Documents,

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1915-1916

Ruth C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-63-BC
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...
Dates: 1917-1937

Theodore E. Hedlund Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-000-535
Abstract Collection consists of photographs relating to Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Dates: 1916

Theodore E. Hedlund Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-535-SC
Scope and Content Theodore E. Hedlund in the field, Columbus, New Mexico. Part of theTheodore E. Hedlund Pictorial Collection PICT 000- 535 SC (Box 1, Folder 1). 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...
Dates: 1916 June 27-1916 Oct. 12