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Lansing B. Bloom Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 020

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of photostats and photocopies of a broad range of historical documents, reports, and publications from the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain, and Biblioteca Nacional in Mexico City, and the Bibloteca Archignasio Mezzofanti-Manoscritti in Bologna, Italy. Bloom's correspondence regarding the acquisition of these materials are included. The collection contains approx. 1100 index cards with entries of FRanciscan missionaries to New Mexico from pre-1691 to 1851. Collection also includes a photocopy and English translation of a 1603 report on the activities of Fray Alonso Benavides in New Mexico. The 1928 research notes of Dr. S.H. Bemis from his work with facsimiles of Spanish archives at the Library of Congress are also included.

Dates

  • 1930-1940

Creator

Language of Materials

English Spanish.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Personal History

Lansing Bloom was assistant director of the Museum of New Mexico and later a professor of history at the University of New Mexico. He was president of the Historical Society of New Mexico.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

General

Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. New Mexico History Museum
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Email: historylibrary@state.nm.us
  7. URL: www.palaceofthegovernors.org

General

Title
Guide to the Lansing B. Bloom Collection, 1551-1940
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Library Staff
Date
©2000
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico History Museum::Fray Angelico Chavez History Library//TEXT (US::NmSM::AC 020::Lansing B. Bloom Collection)//EN" "nmsm1ac020.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Contact:
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090