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Ina Sizer Cassidy Collection

Identifier: AC 036

Scope and Content

The collection includes Cassidy's correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings dealing with Pueblo Indians. Also included are copies of correspondence by Richard Kern, who was an artist on the Fremont Expedition of 1848-49.


  • 1921-1961
  • 1848-49
  • 1912
  • 1935-1939


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Access Restrictions


Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance. Some photocopies were taken from the Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA, and the Art Gallery of San Marino, Ca. Permission to use must be requested from these institutions.

Personal History

Resident of Santa Fe beginning in 1912, Ina Sizer Cassidy devoted her life to the preservation of New Mexico's cultural heritage. She served as the Director of the Federal Writers' Project from 1935-1939, and was a member of the New Mexico Association of Indian Affairs, the New Mexico Historical Society, and the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. She was married to Gerald Cassidy, and was the author of many pieces dealing with the folklore of the Southwest.


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Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Guide to the Ina Sizer Cassidy Collection, 1921-1961
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

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