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Red Crane Books, Inc. Collection

Identifier: AC 441

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Red Crane Books, including author files, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, legal documents, and papers pertaining to the process of publishing the works.


  • 1984-2006

Language of Materials

English Spanish - Castilian

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is reponsible for all copyright compliance.

Organizational History

Red Crane Publisher, Inc. was founded in 1984 by Michael and Marianne O'Shaughnessy in Santa Fe, NM. Red Crane Books published fiction and non-fiction books, often emphasizing Native American themes, Northern New Mexico topics and ethnic cooking. Red Crane also published children books. Red Crane Books, Inc. dissolved in 2007 and transferred its rights to the Museum of New Mexico Press.


7.0 Linear Feet

Separated Material

Photographic material is housed in the Photo Archives under HP.2006.19


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. P.O. Box 2087
  3. The Palace of the Governors
  4. Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087
  5. Phone: 505:476-5090
  6. Fax: 505-476-5104
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Inventory of the Red Crane Books, Inc. Collection, 1984-2006
Processed by tj
© 2008
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Finding aid is inEnglish

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

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