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William Guy Beals papers

Identifier: Ms-0111

Scope and Contents

Ida Isabel Nunn Rush, granddaughter of W. Guy and Ida Beals, loaned the material in this collection to RGHC to be microfilmed.

The collection comprises mainly letters received by the Bealses and Dr. Beals' brothers and sister. The majority of the letters deal with family news, but there are a few letters from patients. Financial records include canceled checks, bills, receipts, and bank statements. The genealogy section consists of information on the Wells and Long branches of the family. Included in the legal documents section are two land deeds.


  • 1872-1956


0.25 Linear Feet (1 Reel-4th Floor microfilm cabinet)

Language of Materials



Correspondence and financial records of Beals, a Hillsboro physician. Includes genealogy on the Moorish family.

Related Materials

The J. P. Nunn Family Papers. Ms 0113. New Mexico State University Library, Archives and Special Collections Department.

Separated Materials

Photos of the Beals family are included in Ms 113 (J. P. Nunn Family Papers). Bettie Beals was married to J. P. Nunn, and images of her and Beals relatives are kept in an album in the Nunn collection.

Processing Information

Merleen Dibert, Sept. 1979
Guide to the William Guy Beals papers
Merleen Dibert
September 1979
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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