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Chellis Glendinning Collection

Identifier: AC 477

Scope and Content

Collection consists of books, articles, poetry, audio recordings and short stories by New Mexico author Chellis Glendinning. Also included are various interviews, correspondence and magazine articles on Glendinning's work in the areas of psychology, feminism, environmentalism, ecopsychology and political activism.


  • 1972-2009

Language of Materials

English Spanish

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

Chellis Glendinning (b.June 18, 1947) is a noted New Mexican author, political activist and licensed psychotherapist. She is most known for her work in the field of ecopsychology and has written extensively on the subject of technology and its negative impact on society. Glendinning graduated from the University of California Berkeley in 1969, later receiving her Ph.D in psychology from Columbia Pacific University in 1984. Having written 5 books and contributed to a number of journals, newspapers and magazines Glendinning won the 2000 National Federation of Press Women Book Award for her work Off the Map. In 2006 Glendinning won the same award for her book Chiva which highlighted the devastating impact of the heroin trade on Northern New Mexican communities. In 1989 Glendinning was honored by the New Mexico Council for the Humanities First Times Award for Short Story Writing. As well as being named Best Local Writer by the Rio Grande Sun of Espanola Glendinning has also been recognized for her work in support of underrepresented Native American and Indo-Hispano communities of Northern New Mexico.


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Related Materials

Additional Chellis Glendinning Papers, 1890-2008 are located at the University of Michigan Special Collections Library.
Finding Aid of the Chellis Glendinning Collection,
Edited Full Draft
Laura Kohl
©2009, ©2013
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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