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Legal works

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony J. Albert Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-007
Scope and Content Series I consists primarily of probate, mining, and real estate records. Probate records include those involving the Kiker, Lischke (Siringo Ranch), and Rolshoven estates. Series II includes materials from the Nuremberg War Crime Trials. Series III includes Albert's correspondence from 1937 to 1974. Most of the correspondence concerns legal issues in New Mexico and includes several letters from Thomas B. Forbis, an attorney in Roswell, New Mexico.
Dates: 1937-1974

Arthur Bibo Collection of Acoma and Laguna Pueblo Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-034
Scope and Content Collection consists of original documents and photocopies involving Acoma and Laguna Indian Pueblos in New Mexico. Includes letters and various legal documents. Much of the collection concerns legal disputes between Acoma and Laguna Pueblos over land tenure, boundaries, and water rights. Also within the collection is a 1904 letter to officials at Acoma Pueblo from officials at New Mexico's eight northern Pueblos requesting united opposition among all Pueblos to the New Mexico Supreme Court's...
Dates: 1689-1904 (bulk 1829-1904).

Carmen Quintana Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of records from the Avery-Bowman Co., a real estate business in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Series I includes an abstract of title involving the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Co., and an abstract of title of the Roque Lovato Land Grant. Series II includes a patent conveying a tract of land adjacent to the plaza in Santa Fe from the U.S. Government to the City of Santa Fe. Series III includes the wills of many Santa Fe citizens, including Clara H. Olsen and Ernest...
Dates: 1782-1958 (bulk 1860-1933)

Edna McClellan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 568-p
Scope and Content Collection contains correspondence of Edna McClellan of New York City to collect money through chain letters to build a home in Washington D. C. for Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, commander of the USS Brooklyn and the “Hero of Santiago” of the Spanish-American War. Collection also contains correspondence between the Admiral and McClellan, legal documents concerning Schley, and a number of newspaper clippings about McClellan and the “Endless Chain” letters. Also part of the collection are...
Dates: 1867-1918; Majority of material found in 1900-1903

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

Ellen Kemper papers concerning Navajo Hopi relocation

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 939 BC
Abstract The collection focuses on resistance and litigation in response to the forced relocation of the Navajo, pursuant to Public Law 93-531 (Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act of 1974).
Dates: 1964-1996; Majority of material found within 1986-1989

Estancia News Herald Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 077
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials from the Estancia News Herald. Material in this collection covers the late 1930s and 1940s and includes financial and legal documents, correspondence, ledger books, news releases (i.e. World War II), handbills, circulars, and advertising material (mostly dealing with the newspaper business and agriculture). Some material concern railroads in New Mexico. Collection contains Torrance County, New Mexico, school papers. There is no...
Dates: 1936-1950

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)

Francis C. Wilson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-017
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of materials from the legal and business practices of Francis C. Wilson. Most of the collection is made up of case files, but also includes correspondence, ledgers, contracts, newspaper clippings, publications, land conveyances, and speeches. Case files are from both civil and criminal proceedings and involve issues such as insurance, bonding, taxes, divorces, bankruptcy, mortgages, debts, estates, and suits. Most of the cases concern business in the areas...
Dates: 1876-1954

John H. Cockrell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-034
Scope and Content Collection consists of Cockrells business and personal papers. Series I consists of probate records, case files, and correspondence. Some pertain to work with the Missouri Pacific Railway Co. Series II consists of various documents relating to work with the Feliz Cattle Co.; the Old Abe Co. (mining); the Taliaferro Mercantile Co.; and land claim cases filed with the U.S. Land Offices in Las Cruces and Roswell, New Mexico, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Series III consists of personal and...
Dates: 1856-1919

Mariano Chavez Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-010
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of documents involving members of the Mariano Chavez family and others. Most of the materials concern land grants, wills and estates, land conveyances, and litigation over land and water disputes in New Mexico during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Other materials include inventories of personal property, a license to build a chapel at San Jose de Chama (1844), a geneaology of the Chavez family, a collection of alabados (religious verses), and...
Dates: 1763-1967 (bulk 1763-1873)

Mauro Montoya Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 152
Scope and Content Mauro Montoya Collection documents significant episodes of New Mexico history during the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The documents are divided into the four main periods: Spanish period, The Mexican period, U.S. Territorial period (incl. U.S. military occupation), New Mexico Statehood period.
Dates: 1709-1949

New Mexico Attorney General Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-015
Scope and Content As of 1997 collection consists of records of the New Mexico Attorney General and the New Mexico Solicitor General (1892-1995). Includes case files, administrative correspondence, annual reports, legal opinions, letterpress copybooks, financial documents, extraditions, and various legal documents. Materials in the collection concern both general issues such as civil rights and consumer protection, and specific matters such as the 1980 riot at the state penitentiary, and the activities of Alianza...
Dates: 1892-[ongoing]

New Mexico Capitol Buildings Improvement Commission Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-004
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the New Mexico Capitol Buildings Improvement Commission and other territorial and state agencies charged with the duties of construction, maintenance, improvement, and supervision of territorial and state government buildings and lands, particularly those located in the state capital of Santa Fe (1853-1968). Includes records of the New Mexico Public Buildings Commission (1853-1873); Capitol Rebuilding Commission (1892-1901); Capitol Custodian Committee...
Dates: 1853-1968

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].

New Mexico State Police Division Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-004
Scope and Content As of 1997, collection consists of records of the New Mexico Mounted Police (1905-1911), State Police and State Police Division (1935-1987). Records of the Mounted Police include annual reports, administrative correspondence, investigation files, arrest records, oaths of officers, and wanted posters. Records of the State Police and State Police Division include administrative correspondence, special reports, bulletins, legal opinions, and administrative files. Also within the collection are...
Dates: 1905-[ongoing]

New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 170
Scope and Content These records were originally deposited by the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department from safety deposit boxes of New Mexico banks.

Significant items in these collections are deeds, powers of attorney, and court records that reveal the activities of land speculators in assembling enormous tracts in the post-Civil War years.

Some materials in Spanish.
Dates: 1840-1952

Paul J. Bernal Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-049
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials, mostly legal and legislative documents, relating to the restoration of Blue Lake to the Taos Pueblo Indians of northern New Mexico by the U.S. Government in 1970. Includes a substantial amount of correspondence between the Taos Pueblo's supporters and various federal government agencies and officials. Correspondents include representatives of the American Association on Indian Affairs such as President Oliver La Farge, General Council Richard Schifter, and...
Dates: 1903-1976 (bulk 1960-1970)

Richard Rosenstock legal papers pertaining to La Compañía Ocho

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 896 BC
Abstract This collection includes, pleadings, depositions, exhibits correspondence, and notes accumulated by Richard Rosenstock while representing La Compañía Ocho, a community logging company from Northern New Mexico, in its claims against the United States Forest Service, Duke City Lumber and others.
Dates: 1944-1997; Majority of material found within 1990-1997

Robert S. Vrooman collection pertaining to Wen Ho Lee and Los Alamos National Laboratory

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 849 BC
Abstract The collection documents the U. S. Government's investigation of Dr. Wen Ho Lee, scientist at Los Alamos National Labs, accused (and ultimately vindicated) of espionage. "Clinton's Scapegoat: The Persecution of an American Scientist" provides first hand documentation of Vrooman's experience with the investigation.
Dates: 1986-2007; Majority of material found within 1995-2004

Roy Tilghman Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 222-P
Scope and Content One folders containing misc documents including wills, land transfers and other legal matters; religious books and a job of José Salaices, 1789-1818. The sketch includes information regarding Apache campaigns. A descriptive inventory is included with the documents. Many of the documents have been roughly translated.
Dates: 1769-1866

Santa Fe Plaza Renewal Project Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 202
Scope and Content The Santa Fe Plaza Renewal Project Collection consists of various records pertaining to the 1960s revitalization of Santa Fe's historic plaza.

Collection is arranged chronologically and by subject matter.
Dates: 1966-1968

School of American Research Records,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 207
Scope and Content This collection, turned over by the School of American Research, contains land grants (deeds), financial records, and records pertaining to the affairs and archaeological activities of the School ("SAR"). It also contains collector's items [Folders 12-15] found among the foregoing records.
Dates: 1932-1959

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

Ward Alan Minge Collection of Historical Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-029
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of historical documents concerning New Mexico history. Series I consists of three documents involving Father Antonio Jose Martinez of Taos, New Mexico: the 1827 will of his father Antonio Severino Martinez; a brief autobiography of Antonio Jose Martinez published in 1838; and an 1859 proclamation by Antonio Jose Martinez documenting conflicts between himself and Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy. Series II consists of papers of the Gonzales family of Taos, New...
Dates: 1697-1954