Front cover image for Lincoln County, New Mexico collection, 1865-1976

Lincoln County, New Mexico collection, 1865-1976

Collection consists of a broad range of materials concerning government, people, and businesses in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Includes letters, business documents, ledgers, scrapbooks, and financial documents. Lincoln County businessmen with materials in the collection include Melvin G. Paden, George A. Titsworth, and Edward R. Bonnell. Some of the businesses and organizations with materials in the collection include the Old Abe Mining Company, the White Oaks Mines Consolidated, the White Oaks Academy Association, the Exchange Bank of White Oaks, the Titsworth Company, and the law firms of Hewitt and Hudspeth, and Cockrell and Thornton. Collection also includes personal and business papers of George Curry, who served as New Mexico's last territorial Governor, and William C. McDonald, who served as New Mexico's first state Governor. Photostats of several letters and documents concerning Billy the Kid are also present
Archival Material, English, 1865