Ketchum, Black Jack, 1863-1901
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Collection consists of photographic memorabilia of the Old West, primarily concerning outlaws and cowboys.
Scope and Content The Albert W. Thompson Papers contain news clippings, articles, and manuscripts about the early days in the West, specifically, Clayton, Union County, and northeastern New Mexico. Most of the materials were written by Thompson, however, some of the newspaper columns were written by others. Black Jack Ketchem is a prominent subject within the collection. Miscellaneous materials include flyers, correspondence, a map, and notes.
Scope and Content Collection consists of Bartlett's official correspondence as Solicitor General of the Territory of New Mexico (1890-1902); and professional papers from his legal practice (1880-1904). Solicitor General correspondence includes letters received from Frank Springer, Elfego Baca, Frederick Muller, and Pinkerton's National Detective Agency concerning Charles Siringo. Topics covered in the correspondence include the Rough Riders, Jicarilla Apaches, territorial penitentiary, Fort Marcy, and the...
Scope and Content A scrapbook containing clippings from a series of articles about Black Jack Ketchum written by George Fitzpatrick and Joe Bursey for the New Mexico State Tribune, 1932. Thomas E. "Black Jack Ketchum was the leader of a notorious band of train robbers in the Southwest. He was hanged in Clayton, N.M. on April 26, 1901. The series of articles constitutes a biographical sketch of Ketchum from childhood through his death.