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Calla Eyler and Ulysses G. Wolfe papers

Identifier: Ms-0215

Scope and Content

The papers of Calla Eylar Wolfe and Ulysses G. Wolfe comprise 4 linear feet and span the years 1897-1983. The collection is arranged into three series: Calla Eylar Wolfe, which includes materials relating to her first husband Judge Albert Eylar; Ulysses G. Wolfe, which includes many maps and blueprints from his career as a mining engineer; and photographs. The Calla Eylar Wolfe papers are two linear feet.


  • 1897-1979

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Access and Use Restrictions

This material may be examined by researchers under supervised conditions in the Search Room.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with copyright and other applicable statutes.

Copyrights associated with this collection have not been transferred and assigned to New Mexico State University.

Biographical Information

Moved to Del Rio, El Paso
Graduated from Michigan Agricultural College (Michigan State University)
Received Master's Degree from Michigan Agricultural College
Came to El Paso, Texas. Married Albert S. Eylar
Moved to La Mesa, New Mexico
Supervisor of Home Economics for El Paso Public Schools
Judge Eylar dies at the age of 72 in train accident near Vado, New Mexico (His auto was struck by a string of box cars.)
Calla marries Ulysses Grant Wolfe, El Paso mining engineer
Served five terms as representative from Dona Ana County to the New Mexico Legislature
Died August 23 in Las Cruces after a long illness


6.5 Linear Feet


Calla Eylar Wolfe was the supervisor of Home Economics for public schools in El Paso, Texas and served five terms as Dona Ana County representative to the New Mexico Legislature. Her first husband, Albert Eylar, was an El Paso County judge. Her second husband, Ulysses G. Wolfe, was a mining engineer. The collection includes correspondence, printed materials, writings by Calla Wolfe, educational materials, mining reports, assay maps, and photographs. The photographs include images of the Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution, refugees from Juarez, Navajo Indians, and Las Cruces, New Mexico.


  1. Gifts of Ann Eylar Zohn


Contact Information

  1. Archives and Special Collections
  2. NewMexico State University Library
  3. P.O. Box 30006
  4. Las Cruces, NewMexico 88003-8006
  5. Phone: (575) 646-3839
  6. Fax: (575) 646-7477
  7. Email:
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Register of the Calla Eyler and Ulysses G. Wolfe papers, 1897-1979
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Portia Vescio with Roxanne Klunczyk and Cecelia Carrasco
© 2002
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Finding aid is in English

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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA