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Paul Horgan "One Week Only" Collection

Identifier: AC 463

Scope and Content

Collection contains 200 book pockets with individual pen and color drawings. Horgan created the artwork on the book pockets specific for popular book titles that were allowed to be checked out for "One Week Only."


  • 1926-[1930s]

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

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

Biographical Information

Paul Horgan was born August 8, 1903 in Buffalo, N.Y. He moved to Albuquerque with his family in 1915. In 1919 he enrolled at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell (NMMI). Upon graduation in 1923, he return to the East until he accepted the librarianship at NMMI in 1926. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946, and was subsequently employed at Wesleyan University. He died in Middletown, CT on March 8, 1995. Horgan was the author of many novels, non-fiction books, short stories, and poems. He had been awarded the Pulitzer Prize of History twice: in 1955 for Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History and in 1975 for Lamy of Santa Fe.


0.5 Linear Feet

Collection available online

The Paul Horgan "One Week Only" Collection has been scanned and is part of the Chávez History Library's digital holdings of the New Mexico's Digital Collections. Please see Paul Horgan "One Week Only" Collection, 1926-[1930s]
Guide to the Paul Horgan "One Week Only" Collection, 1926-[1930s]
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Finding aid is in English

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