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Florence Hawley Ellis and Donovan Senter Collection of Hispanic, Isleta, and Laguna Songs

Identifier: MU-8
Abstract These recordings contain Hispanic folk music and songs of the Isleta and Laguna Pueblos.
Dates: 1940-1949

Fényes-Curtin-Paloheimo Collection

Identifier: nmsfamh0011
Abstract This collection documents the lives of three generations of one family, grandmother, Eva Scott Muse Fényes, mother, Leonora S.M. Curtin, and daughter, Leonora Curtin Paloheimo. The personal papers of the women contain extensive correspondence, diaries, thousands of photographs, business and financial documents, travel records, scrapbooks, clippings, and ephemera.
Dates: 1847-2005

Helen Chandler Ryan New Mexico Federal Music Project Collection

Identifier: MSS-721-BC
Abstract The Federal Music Project was an agency of the Works Progress Administration that sought to provide work relief for unemployed musicians. This collection documents the activities of the Federal Music Project in New Mexico. Music education and preservation of Spanish-American folk music were two primary goals of the project, which was directed by Helen Chandler Ryan.
Dates: 1936-1943

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

John Donald Robb Papers

Identifier: MSS-497-BC
Scope and Content The multi-faceted Robb Collection is arranged in six series: Personal and Professional Papers; Folk Music; Compositions of John Donald Robb; Oversize; Sarah Robb Addition, Robb Diaries, and Ellen Robb Addition. The Personal and Professional Papers relate to Robb's work as an educator, author, lecturer, and composer. The series includes the following subseries: Biographical Materials; UNM Teaching Materials; Writings; Lectures; Composition Materials; Miscellaneous Concerts and...
Dates: 1915-1989

Juan S. Lucero and Lora L. Chavez Collection of New Mexico Hispanic Religious and Traditional Songs

Identifier: MU-2
Abstract This is a collection of songs composed by Juan Sebedeo Lucero, along with a few other traditional New Mexico songs, sung by Lucero and family members. Included are alabanzas or songs of praise, corridos, romances, rancheros and samples of a few other song types such as an indita, polka and a waltz.
Dates: 1950-2008

Native and Spanish Folklore Music

Identifier: MSS-1071-BC
Scope and Content 15 vinyl records with speeds of either 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm. Recordings have been digitized. Six records have a record cover.
Dates: 1960s

New Mexico Music Collection

Identifier: AC 327
Scope and Content This collection contains Spanish and English song books and manuscript sheet music related to the Southwest, Mexico, New Mexico, and Santa Fe. The music consists of folk songs, ballads, popular mariachi music, traditional fiesta music, cowboy songs, traditional Native American tribal music, and others. The collection includes general piano music once owned by Charlotte Ilfeld, Alice K. Plimpton, Mary R. Van Stone, Elizabeth Willis DeHuff, and Lucile and Loraine Ridout.
Dates: 1868-1993

Santa Fe Fiesta Council Collection

Identifier: AC 401
Scope and Content The collection consists of correspondence, committee reports, board, and general meeting minutes, newsclippings, financial information, events and parades information, De Vargas and La Reina contestant applications, and materials relating to the promotion and the operation of the Santa Fe Fiesta. Collection includes by-laws, operating manuals, and contracts.
Dates: 1919-2003

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

Tibo Chavez Collection of Song Books,

Identifier: 1964-002
Scope and Content Collection consists of three song books entitled "Canciones" (1905),"Canticos" (1907-1911), and "English Hymns" (1907). The "English Hymns" song book has text in Spanish and in English. The other books are entirely in Spanish. These song books were given to Clotilde Sedillo by Rev. J.B. Ralliere of Tome, New Mexico.

Most materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1905-1911

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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