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Garrett, Elizabeth, 1885?-1947


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Buckner Collection of Elizabeth Garrett Materials,

Identifier: 1992-025
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials relating to the career of Elizabeth Garrrett, a blind singer and daughter of Sheriff Pat Garrett. Elizabeth Garrett served on the faculty of the New Mexico School for the Visually Handicapped and wrote "O Fair New Mexico," which was adopted as the official state song in 1917. In addition to various typed manuscript drafts of Buckner's unpublished biography of Garrett, the collection also contains articles and newspaper clippings about Garrett; letters about...
Dates: 1893-1992 (bulk, 1965-1966)

Elizabeth Garrett Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: MSS-0011
Abstract Collection of sheet music written by Elizabeth Garrett (1885-1947), the composer of the New Mexico state song “O Fair New Mexico.” Compositions in the collection span 1915-1933, many of which the music and the words are written by Garrett.
Dates: 1915-1933

Jennie M. Avery Papers,

Identifier: 1959-013
Scope and Content Collection consists of records of the Avery-Bowman Co. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the personal papers of Jennie M. Avery and Grace Bowman. Avery-Bowman Co. records include records of its predecessors the Santa Fe Abstract, Realty and Insurance Agency and the Joseph B. Hayward Agency. These records include land conveyances, deeds, titles, surveys, appraisals, abstracts, and various legal documents, most of which involve property in the vicinity of Santa Fe. The personal papers of Grace Bowman...
Dates: 1836-1950

Ruth K. Hall Manuscripts

Identifier: AC 101
Scope and Content Collection consists of one manuscript and one page proof version of Hall's book "A Place of Her Own: The Story of Elizabeth Garrett," and one letter concerning its publication. Garrett, the daughter of Sheriff Pat Garrett, was a noted blind singer in the early 20th century in New Mexico, and wrote "O Fair New Mexico," which became the official state song. The manuscript is typed with handwritten corrections and additions by Hall.
Dates: 1975