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Rio Arriba County Land Records

Identifier: MS-28

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of original documents relating to Georgia O'Keeffe's Abiquiu, New Mexico property dating from 1825 to 1897. The majority of the documents are handwritten in Spanish.


  • 1825-1897

Language of Materials

The bulk of the documents are written in Spanish. Descriptions are provided in English. The documents have not been fully transcribed.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes. Due to the fragile nature of some of the materials, access may be limited.

Copy and Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or digital images of materials may be made available upon request.


1.34 Linear Feet (1 oversize 16x20 box)


Collection consists of original documents relating to Georgia O'Keeffe's property in Abiquiu, New Mexico, and dates from 1825 to 1897.

Arrangement of the Collection

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

The materials in this collection were donated to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum by Juan Hamilton in 2011 and 2012.

Ownership and Rights

This collection is the physical property of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply. Contact the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Archivist for further copyright and publication information as it pertains to this collection.

Processing Information

Processing of this collection was completed by Elizabeth Ehrnst in 2014.
Finding Aid to the Rio Arriba County Land Records, 1825-1897
Elizabeth Ehrnst
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Repository

217 Johnson Street
Santa Fe NM 87501 US