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Juan Jose Lovato Land Grant records

Identifier: C MSS WH1090

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, survey maps, government records, financial papers, legal documents include handwritten patent, deeds, contracts, agreements. Includes lists of heirs of Juan Jose LoVato. Some Spanish language material.


  • 1902-1981


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Located in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, part of the Carson National Forest. Original grant to Lovato dated August 31, 1740. Ownership conveyed to William S. Jackson in 1910. Sold to the U.S. government in two installments in 1935 and 1942.


5 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;William S. Jackson Jr.,Denver, Colo. ;1985.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the Juan Jose Lovato Land Grant records,1902-1981
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States