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Joseph Quesenberry diary

Identifier: Ms-0532

Content Description

The collection includes a bound replica of the original diary belonging to Joseph "Joe" Quesenberry. The diary contains entries regarding his departure from Las Cruces to serve the United States military (Company K, 18th Infantry). The diary is Joe's firsthand account of his time serving in World War I, date span includes December 31, 1916 to March 1, 1918. Included in the collection are photocopies of various publications that pertain to Captain Quesenberry. Photocopies of publications include regional newspaper articles that highlight Quesenberry's service along with transcribed research notes.


  • December 31, 1916 - March 1, 1918 and undated

Conditions Governing Access

Open. All materials in this collection are available for research under supervised conditions in the Research Room. Researchers should contact the department in advance to make arrangements to view unprocessed materials, as these may need to be screened before use.

Conditions Governing Use

Limited duplication is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with copyright and other applicable statutes. Copyright of this material has not been transferred to the NMSU Library.


1.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Condition Description

Good condition

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jennifer Olguin, September 2019.
Guide to the Joseph Quesenberry diary
Finding aid by Jennifer Olguin
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

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