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Dorothy Woodward Memorial Penitente Collection,

Identifier: 1987-045
Scope and Content Collection consists of Woodward's personal papers and research materials collected and created in the process of the publication of her doctoral thesis and of various articles on the Penitentes (a grassroots Catholic group) of Northern New Mexico. Includes correspondence with various persons and institutions (1933-1949), two notebooks and a diary (1925-1928), and a scrapbook (1938). Notebooks and diary pertain to Woodward's travels to Europe and Hobbs, New Mexico. Research materials consist of...
Dates: 1542-1957 (bulk 1852-1957)

Edwin Berry Oral History Interviews and Songs

Identifier: MU-20
Scope and Content This collection consists of 30 CDs each containing one hour of oral interviews and/or renditions by Edwin Berry (Baca), a pioneer resident of Tomé, New Mexico. These interviews were conducted by Dr. Rowena Rivera, a former professor of Spanish at the University of New Mexico. In 1979, Dr. Rivera interviewed Edwin Berry, who was at the time 66 years old. Mr. Berry gave an account of life in the Tomé area in the early part of the 20th century. In addition to the oral history, the recordings...
Dates: 1979-2000 (bulk 1979-1982)

Enrique Lamadrid Collection of Folk Songs, Oral Histories and Photographic Projects

Identifier: MSS-840-BC
Abstract The collection features sound recordings and background information on Juan B. Rael, interviews and photos from the 1995 Farmers’ Markets Project in Colorado Springs, and folk music recordings (corridos, inditas, alabados and other traditional songs) and photographs with Native Americans and Hispanics of New Mexico, Cajuns in Texas, and Mexicans on the U.S. Mexican border. Topics covered range from life along the Rio Grande, the Penitentes, Matachines, the blessing of the acequias, tributes to...
Dates: 1930-2011

Frances Léon Quintana Papers

Identifier: MSS-768-BC
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of anthropologist, Frances Léon Quintana, in the Southwest, mainly between 1960 and 1999. The collection consists of published and unpublished works, field notes, lecture notes, project proposals and reports, general and project correspondence, biographical and job-related materials, political petitions, statements, testimonies, and some news clippings.
Dates: 1705-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-1999

Hermandad de Nuestro Padre de Jesus Semana Santa Songbooks

Identifier: MSS -608-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of handwritten volumes used in the Semana Santa (Holy Week) rituals of the Hermandad de Nuestro Padre de Jesus, held at the Templo San Agustin in Durango, Mexico. Included are two coloquios, or dialogs, and six handwritten songbooks collected by Cecile Turrietta in the city of Durango. The songbooks, containing alabados, belong to the members of the Hermandad. During Holy Week the Hermandad are divided up into eight choirs. Each takes its turn singing in...
Dates: 1912-1979

John Donald Robb Field Recordings

Identifier: MU-7
Abstract The John Donald Robb Field Recordings consist of Hispanic, Native American, and Anglo music recorded between 1942-1979 in different parts of New Mexico, the Southwest, Mexico, and Latin America. The collection contains Hispanic folk music such as the alabado, the pastore, the decima, and the corrido. Additionally, Native American chants and dances, as well as Anglo cowboy and frontier ballads are represented in the collection.
Dates: 1942-1979

Mariano Chavez Family Papers,

Identifier: 1960-010
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of documents involving members of the Mariano Chavez family and others. Most of the materials concern land grants, wills and estates, land conveyances, and litigation over land and water disputes in New Mexico during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Other materials include inventories of personal property, a license to build a chapel at San Jose de Chama (1844), a geneaology of the Chavez family, a collection of alabados (religious verses), and...
Dates: 1763-1967 (bulk 1763-1873)

Quintana Family Papers,

Identifier: 1995-042
Scope and Content Collection consists of an accounts receivable ledger (1909-1915); a daily account ledger (May-Sept. 1905); a photocopy of an alabados (hymns) notebook owned by Jonathan Trujillo from Ignacio, Colorado; and a certificate of Notary Public issued to Jose V. Quintana (1935).

Most materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1905-1935

Richard B. Stark Collection of New Mexico Religious Songs

Identifier: MU-13
Abstract The collection contains alabados, Holy Week songs, prayers and songs for the deceased and Christmas Los Pastores songs. There are discussions of the songs with the singers and interviews with them about their personal lives.
Dates: 1950

Ruben Cobos Collection of Southwestern Folklore and Folk Music

Identifier: MSS-892-BC
Abstract The collection consists of 591 recordings of folk songs, folklore and local histories collected by Ruben Cobos from 1944-1974 in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. Also included are 270 additional recordings of selected music - a few from New Mexico, many from Mexico and Latin America, and others from Spain, Europe and the U.S.
Dates: 1930-2013; Majority of material found within 1944-1976

Thomas J. Steele Alabado Collection

Identifier: MSS-878-BC
Abstract This collection contains research notes, photocopies of alabados (religious ballads) and other liturgical and cultural literature collected by Father Thomas Steele. Most of the material in this collection was used as a basis for his book The Alabados of New Mexico.
Dates: 1780-2003

Work Projects Administration Collection,

Identifier: 1959-232
Scope and Content Collection consists of the administrative records, research files, and miscellaneous documents of the Work Projects Administration, the Writers' Program and their predecessors in New Mexico. Administrative records (series I, 1935-1943) include correspondence, typescript drafts of proposed sections for a guidebook and various other records. Research files from the Federal Writers' Project in New Mexico (series II-XII, 1909-1971) were created and collected under the direction of State Director...
Dates: 1909-1971 (bulk 1930-1946); (1935-1943); (1930-1942); (1936-1940); (1936-1939); (1909-1939); (1936-1937); (1934-1939); (1936-1938); (1936-1971); (1935-1939); (1936-1946); (1930-1933); (1938-1942); (1938-1941)

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