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Theodore E. Hedlund Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-535-SC

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings dated June 27, 1916-October 12, 1916. The articles were written by T.E. Hedlund, "war correspondent" for the Boston Globe, covering the 5th and 2nd regiments of the Massachusetts National Guard. The train ride with the troops from Massachusetts to El Paso, Texas is covered in the first few articles. The bulk of the clippings cover the daily camp stories of the 2nd regiment stationed in Columbus, New Mexico. The 2nd regiment was part of a back-up unit stationed on the Mexican border assisting General Pershings punitive expeditionary forces in Mexico following Pancho Villas raid on Columbus.


  • 1916 June 27-1916 Oct. 12


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publications or distribution.


1 Folder

Related Material

Octaviano Larrazolo Papers Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico Buffalo Soldiers in Columbus, New Mexico Photograph Collection Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico

Separated Material

An accompanying photo album containing 8"x10" mounted prints of Pershing's Punitive Expedition has been transferred to CSWR Pictorial Collections.
Finding Aid of the Theodore E. Hedlund Scrapbook, June 27, 1916 - October 12, 1916
Processed by D. Trujillo
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131