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The Resource Collection on New Mexican territorial history

Collection on New Mexican territorial history

Label
Collection on New Mexican territorial history
Title
Collection on New Mexican territorial history
Title variation
  • New Mexico Collection,
  • Spanish Documents/New Mexico Collection
Title variation date
1526-1924
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Photocopies of handwritten and printed receipts, wills, correspondence, royal decrees, proclamations, pronouncements, grants, certificates, reports, licenses, orders, inventories, petitions, claims, and requests. The materials are in Spanish some of which include translations
  • The items were created mainly by New Mexican government officials and persons connected with local and territorial governments of that area. The majority of the documents deal with the Mexican period (1840-1847) of New Mexico history, and the background to that era
  • The collection also relates to Mexican policies in New Mexico, relations with Indians (chiefly Apaches) in New Mexico and Chihuahua, the war with Mexico (1846-1848), the colonization of New Mexico, the history of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and New Mexico during its territorial period
  • Creators include: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico; Francisco Fernandes de La Cueva Enriquez, 34th viceroy of New Spain; Miguel Otero, territorial representative to the United States Congress for New Mexico; Bradford L. Price, governor of New Mexico; Joab Houghton, judge in New Mexico; Charles Bend, governor of New Mexico; Juan Bautista de Anza, governor of New Mexico; Juan de Onate, a colonizer of New Mexico; and Diego de Vargas, governor of El Paso and colonizer in New Mexico
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Collection on New Mexican territorial history
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSS1509
Instantiates
Production
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 17 boxes
  • (8.5 linear ft.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
This collection is arranged in six series: 1. Documents from the Spanish period of New Mexico, 1500-1841; 2. Documents from the Mexican period of New Mexico, 1821-1846; 3. Manuel Alvarez papers, 1821-1855; 4. Manuel Armijo Mexican period papers, 1821-1846; 5. Documents from the Territorial period of New Mexico, 1848-1922; 6. Assorted documents, undated.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)369228291
  • (Sirsi) DHH9082
  • (UBY)a2323463
Terms governing use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection on New Mexican territorial history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Label
Collection on New Mexican territorial history
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSS1509
Production
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 17 boxes
  • (8.5 linear ft.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
This collection is arranged in six series: 1. Documents from the Spanish period of New Mexico, 1500-1841; 2. Documents from the Mexican period of New Mexico, 1821-1846; 3. Manuel Alvarez papers, 1821-1855; 4. Manuel Armijo Mexican period papers, 1821-1846; 5. Documents from the Territorial period of New Mexico, 1848-1922; 6. Assorted documents, undated.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)369228291
  • (Sirsi) DHH9082
  • (UBY)a2323463
Terms governing use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection on New Mexican territorial history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

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