Ward Alan Minge collection of historical documents, 1697-1954.


Minge, Ward Alan. Ward Alan Minge collection of historical documents, 1697-1954.

Ward Alan Minge collection of historical documents, 1697-1954.

Summary: Collection consists of a broad range of historical documents concerning New Mexico history.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 Mexico. Most of these documents involve Capt. Francisco Gonzalez and his activities in the New Mexico volunteer militia. Also within this series is an 1853 estate inventory of Jose Ygnacio Gonzales and land conveyances in Taos County. Series III consists of a variety of materials involving issues in Taos County, especially taxation. Series IV consists of the professional papers of William J. Eaton. Includes many legal and tax documents, some of which concern the estate of Emilio Papa. Series V consists of photocopies of documents concerning New Mexico history from the the Real Audiencia de Guadalajara.

1.5 linear feet.



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Martinez family.

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Minge, Ward Alan

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Ward Alan Minge was born in Marshall County, Kansas on March 20, 1924. He received his BA from the University of Denver in 1950 and an MA from the University of the Americas in 1952. In 1955, he became the Chief Historian for Kirtland Air Force Base, retaining the position for several decades while working on numerous other historical endeavors. Many of these involved New Mexico's nineteen native-American Pueblos. In the last half of the twentieth century, many of the Pueblos asserted claims inv...

Martinez, Antonio Severino, 1761-1827

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Martínez, Antonio José 1793-1867

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Antonio José Martínez was born in Abiquiu, N.M. in 1793. His family moved to Taos in 1804. Upon completion of his studies at the seminary in Durango, Mexico he returned to N.M., first to Tomé, then Abiquiu and finally Taos. Martínez, with others was responsible for bringing the first printing press to Santa Fe in 1834. The first printing press was primarily used to advance political, ecclesiastical, and educational agendas. Martínez is recognized as a champion of the common folk, a pastoral...

Papa, Emilio Raffaele

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Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888

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Gonzalez family.

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Gonzales, Francisco L.

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Known as "El Comanche," Francisco Gonzales is one of the most influential living figures having preserved the Hispano Comanche music and dance traditions of New Mexico. A former New Mexico State Senator, having Hispano Comanche roots himself, Gonzales leads Comanche music and dance groups in the Taos, NM area performing and keeping the culture alive. They perform at such traditional ceremonial events as the New Year's Day Patronal Feast of Manuel (Emmanuel), among a number of other community eve...

Catholic Church

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During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...