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Hillerman, Tony, 1925-2008



  • Existence: May 27, 1925 - October 26, 2008

Biographical / Historical

Tony Hillerman (1925-2008) was an American journalist, journalism teacher, and writer of mystery novels, many of which were set on Southwest Indian reservations.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Dunaway Writing the Southwest research and recordings

Identifier: MSS-879-BC
Abstract This collection consists of sound recordings from the radio documentary series "Writing the Southwest," a thirteen-part national radio documentary exploring literature from multiethnic authors (mainly from New Mexico) who helped define Southwestern American literature. The collection also contains research materials collected by David Dunaway, which he then used to produce the radio series and edit a companion book with Dr. Sara Spurgeon,Writing the...
Dates: 1976-2005

Governor's Arts Awards Collection

Identifier: AC 476
Scope and Content This collection contains administrative files and individual portfolios (by name) of nominees and recipients for the Governor's Arts Awards. Administrative files are defined as: lists of nominees, minutes, nomination forms, nomination procedures, correspondence, awards programs, press releases, articles in Pasatiempo, New Mexican, El Palacio. Portfolios are defined as: nominations, letters of support and recommendations, examples of art, supporting documents, reasons for selection....
Dates: 1974-open; Majority of material found in 1997-2004

High Country Near Chama, 1958

 File — Box: N19
Identifier: NMTB 43378
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Images of New Mexico geology, landscapes, landforms, ecosystems, and natural wonders, including public forest and wilderness areas. Keywords: Rio Grande, Valleys, Buttes, Lava, Valle Grande, Mountains, Rock formations, Shiprock, Cactus, Mt. Taylor, Enchanted Mesa, Chama River, Gila National Forest, Agave, Truchas Peak, Wheeler Peak, Pecos Baldy, Lake Katherine, Soda Dam, Brazos Peak, Cleopatra's Needle, Venus Needle, Organ Mountains, Camel Rock, Ice Caves near Grants, Echo...
Dates: 1958

Tony Hillerman Papers

Identifier: MSS-501-BC
Scope and Content The Tony Hillerman Papers consist of literary manuscripts, correspondence, published materials and lecture notes. The collection is divided into five series, Novels, Nonfiction, Correspondence, Teaching Materials, and Miscellaneous. Literary manuscripts include drafts, revisions and edited manuscripts for all of Hillerman's published novels, as well as page proofs and screenplays for some titles. Related research materials and correspondence with agents and publishers regarding...
Dates: 1964-1996

Tony Hillerman Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-501
Abstract Collection contains formal and informal photographs of author Tony Hillerman and others, along with places, southwest landscapes, from the late 1920s to approximately 2000.
Dates: 1928-2000; Majority of material found within 1950s-1995