Paul A. F. Walter Scrapbook
Identifier: AC 573
Scope and Content
Collection contains papers marking major professional and civic events in the life of Paul A. F. Walter.
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The collection is open for research.
Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.
Paul A. F. Walter was a prominent citizen of Santa Fe, New Mexico, for 67 years. Born in Germany (1873) and raised in Pennsylvania, he came to Santa Fe in 1899. He was the Postmaster of Santa Fe from 1902-1909 and lived in the Palace of Governors for the first year. In 1909 he purchased the Santa Fe New Mexican and was the editor until 1912 when Bronson Cutting took over the newspaper. He was involved in the new art museum, the founding of the School of American Research, the first modern Santa Fe Fiesta, the Indian Fair, and the beginning of El Palacio. For many years he had an active law practice until in 1931 he became Vice-President of the First National Bank of Santa Fe from which he retired as President in 1949. Over the years Walter was also a member of the New Mexico Historical Society, the Rotary Club, New Mexico Bar Association, serving in official capacities in all of them. Additionally, he was a long-standing member of the First Presbyterian Church and received an honorary LLD from the University of New Mexico in 1955. He died in 1966
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Original photographs have been transferred to the Photo Archives (HP.2013.17).
Scrapbook has been scanned to document its order and then disassembled and items removed from the scrapbook.
- Finding Aid of the Paul A. F. Walter Scrapbook, 1937-1966
- Edited Full Draft
- © 2014
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- Finding aid is in English
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