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John H. Carnahan: Postcards, Maps and State Seal of New Mexico

Identifier: HP.1990.02-MNM.1990.027.16

Content Description

(16) items-postcards, maps of NM views (transferred to History Library); state seal transferred to History Collections. Some moments from a Boy Scout trip to New Mexico in 1942 from Texarkana, Texas, including: (10) postcards of Kit Carson house on the Rayado, White Sands, Villa Philmonte, Tooth of Time, Aspen trees, San Miguel Church in Santa Fe, (1) postcard fold-out of world famous Carlsbad Caverns; New Mexico state seal with signature of John Dempsey and Secretary of State Cecilia Tafoya (transferred to History Collections); (2) colored miniatures of Santa Fe and Southern New Mexico; (2) maps of official road map of New Mexico, 1942 and battlefields of the Conquistadores in New Mexico (both transferred to History Library)

Acquisition Type



John H. Carnahan

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  • 1942


16 items


148052-59, 91234, 56445