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Marjorie Lambert Papers

Identifier: AC 561-p

Scope and Content

Collection consists of certificates of recognition as well as newspaper articles about Marjorie Lambert's accomplishments. Certificates include Spanish Colonial Arts Society (1990); State Board of Education (1969); Curator Emerita, Laboratory of Anthropology (1984); New Mexico Heritage Preservation Award (1988). Also included are a booklet of Indian Paintings from the Margretta S. Dietrich Collection (1963), a letter from the “Peanuts” artist Charles Schulz to Marjorie Lambert (1958), and obituary articles on the death of her father John A. Ferguson in Colorado Springs, CO.


  • 1958-1990

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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

Anthropologist Marjorie Ferguson Lambert (1908-2006) was a curator of archaeology for the Museum of New Mexico and the School of American Research for over thirty years. Early in her career she worked closely with Edgar Hewett and Sylvanus Morley on many excavations in New Mexico.


1 Folder

Separated Material

Photographs from the 1930’s to the 1990’s are in the MNM Photo Archives, HP.1992.31
Guide to the Marjorie Lambert Papers, 1958-1990
Edited Full Draft
© 2012
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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