Royal A. Prentice Papers,
Identifier: AC 225
Scope and Content
The collection consists of correspondence and related materials of Royal A. Prentice dating from the 1930s. These literary materials consist of Prentice's correspondence relative to his avid hobby of Southwestern archaeology; which included a very close association with the Museum of New Mexico's Laboratory of Anthropology.
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Royal A. Prentice was born in Norford, New York on 19 July 1877 and died on 4 March 1958 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In the spring of 1898, Prentice enlisted in the United States Army so that he might join Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" to fight in the Spanish-American War. Following participation in the "Cuban Campaign" and an honorable discharge, Prentice returned to Las Vegas to continue his employment as a stenographer. Except for a brief period of employment in Mexico with a railroad company, Prentice lived and worked in Las Vegas and then Tucumcari as an attorney at law.
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- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
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- Archaeology -- New Mexico
- Las Vegas (N.M.) -- History
- Lawyers--New Mexico
- New Mexico -- Description and travel
- Notarial documents
- Notaries--New Mexico--Las Vegas
- Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Cuba
- United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
- Guide to the Royal A. Prentice Papers, 1893-1955
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- Finding aid is in English
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