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Alice Lee Marriott Typescript and Letters

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Identifier: MSS -643-SC
Scope and Content This small collection consists of a photocopy typescript, "Spanish-American Folk Stories of some New Mexico Saints" and 7 typed letters from Marriott to Clark Kimball of Rydal Press in Santa Fe, (1985-1989). The manuscript is written in the vernacular of an old Spanish-American dialect of English in which her friend Jos? de la Cruz Romero relayed the stories of the saints to Marriott. The letters primarily discuss the potential for publication of this manuscript.
Dates: 1985-1989

Amado Chaves Papers,

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Identifier: 1963-001
Scope and Content Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, manuscripts, genealogies, and clippings. Subjects include New Mexican customs and folklore, land grants and titles, and prominent figures in New Mexico history. Other topics include Chaves and Ortiz family histories, the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and New Mexicos school system. Notable correspondents are Charles F. Lummis, B.W. "Win Page, Katharine Chaves Page, and Stephen B. Elkins. This collection was transferred from the Museum of New Mexico...
Dates: 1698-1931

Aurelio M. Espinosa & Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-999-BC
Abstract Contains material produced or collected by Aurelio Espinosa Sr. and Aurelio Espinosa Jr. Both father and son were pioneers in the fields of New Mexican Spanish language and regional folklore and cultural productions. The material in the collection also reflects the extensive research on folklore traditions both father and son conducted in Latin America and particularly in Spain where they befriended and interacted with Spanish officials including General Francisco Franco during his regime.
Dates: 1895-2006

Baughman Folklore Collection

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Identifier: MSS-317-BC
Scope and Content The Ernest Warren Baughman collection contains six boxes of folktales (boxes 1-5 and 12) and six boxes of index cards recording folk cures, proverbs, rhymes and games, riddles, superstitions, customs, jokes, and weather lore (boxes 6-11), all collected by his students, mostly at the University of New Mexico. Many of the stories were collected from New Mexican villages and towns, containing local content. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the collector. Most of the index...
Dates: 1948-1981

Edwin Berry Oral History Interviews and Songs

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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)

Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert Papers

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Identifier: MSS-603-BC
Scope and Content This collection is divided into three series: Genealogy, Folklore and History, and Personal. The genealogy series contains notes, narratives, charts, last wills and testaments, correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the Baca and Delgado families and their relations. The Folklore and History series primarily contains narratives and notes, written by Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert. Her writings combine historical research with local folklore and tradition in topics relating...
Dates: 1602-1996

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library's WPA New Mexico Collection

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Identifier: NMU CSWR WPA
Abstract Most of the New Mexico WPA stories were collected among Hispanic and Anglo Americans across the state. They contain folk tales, songs, customs, town histories and biographies of pioneer leaders. Some stories relate to Native American topics; a few materials pertain to African Americans and Chinese immigrants.
Dates: 1936-1940

Helen Zunser Wortis Papers

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Identifier: MSS-549-SC
Scope and Content This collection contains the unpublished manuscript, Uncle José and the Animals, a children's story written by Helen Zunser and illustrated by Shomer Zunser. This story is a compilation of New Mexican folk tales and riddles. It is hand typed and contains original illustrations. The collection also contains a photocopy of Helen Zunser's published story,The Witch (1935), and 1 photograph of the author.
Dates: 1935-[1976]

James B. Wright Collection of Southwestern Native American and Hispanic Music, Interviews and Literary Programs

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Identifier: MSS-829-BC
Abstract This broad collection contains traditional Southwestern Native American and Hispanic folk music, and popular music, dances, poetry readings and interviews collected in the 1970s and 1980s. Also included are Spanish medieval music, a Belen Los Pastores presentation, Matachines music from Tortugas, a Corrales history pageant, Anglo American country western songs and fiddle tunes, Laotian songs from Albuquerque, and a lecture by John Donald Robb.
Dates: 1973-1986

Marta Weigle Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 361
Scope and Content Collection consists of nearly all her research materials as well as manuscripts with and without annotations; notes; lecture materials; correspondence; newspaper and journal clippings; book reviews of her books; Federal One, a newsletter of 1930s culture; and other publications. Included are research materials on New Mexico writers, penitentes and religion in New Mexico, materials on many of the Works Project Administration (WPA) projects in New Mexico, and...
Dates: 1946-1999

Mary Haughton Harroun Collection of New Mexico Folktales,

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Identifier: AC 102-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of the private papers of Mary Houghton Harroun, 1892-1916. Included are: typescript translations of New Mexico folktales; some correspondence; some clippings; and a publication of Spanish customs and folklore.
Dates: 1892-1916

Nathan Howard Thorp Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-058
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers of Nathan Howard "Jack" Thorp. The bulk of the collection consists of undated cowboy songs, poems, riddles, and short stories. Included are New Mexican folk songs and documents pertaining to New Mexico saints and feast days. Also within the collection is a letter concerning editing of Thorps manuscripts (1936).
Dates: circa. 1930s

New Mexico Folklore Society Records

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Identifier: MSS-540-BC
Scope and Content The New Mexico Folklore Society Records consist of two scrapbooks containing member and visitor signatures as well as a wide variety of material relevant of New Mexico folklore. Other papers include announcements and programs, financial records, correspondence, newsletters, mailing lists, Endowment Fund information, the Constitution, and materials pertaining to the New Mexico Folklore Record.
Dates: 1931-1987

Thomas J. Steele alabado collection

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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

Thomas M. Pearce Papers

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Identifier: MSS-255-BC
Scope and Content The T.M. Pearce collection consists of four series: I. Research and writings; II. New Mexico Folklore Society (NMFS) Records; III. Personal papers and correspondence; IV. Miscellaneous and oversized materials. The Research and Writings series reflects the wide range of interests that Pearce pursued. The manuscripts, drafts and notes, collected research materials, audio recordings and correspondence found here are divided into subseries by general subjects as follows: A. Southwest Literature; B....
Dates: 1904-1985

William S. and Philip E. Harroun Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 104
Scope and Content Collection consists of appointment books and other legal and financial papers relating to stocks, real estate, inheritances, loans and mortgages.
Dates: 1882-1922

Work Projects Administration Collection,

 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)

WPA New Mexico Collection,

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Identifier: AC 228
Scope and Content Collection consists of typed documents produced by employees of the W.P.A. and its subdivision the Federal Writer's Project in New Mexico. Most of the collection is made up of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with New Mexicans, and folklore and stories about New Mexico and Hispanic culture in particular.
Dates: 1936-1940

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UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections 11
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library 4
New Mexico State Records Center and Archives 3
 
Subject
Folklore -- New Mexico 11
New Mexico -- Social life and customs 5
Folklore--New Mexico 4
Oral histories 4
Folklore 3
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New Mexico -- History -- 1848- 3
Alabados 2
Authors, American -- New Mexico 2
Cities and towns -- New Mexico 2
Hispanic Americans -- New Mexico 2
Indians of North America -- New Mexico 2
Manuscripts 2
Tales -- New Mexico 2
Alabados--Texts 1
American fiction--Southwest, New 1
American literature - Hispanic American authors 1
American literature - Indian authors 1
American poetry 20th century 1
American poetry West (U.S.) 1
Archaeology -- New Mexico 1
Articles 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Ballads, Spanish – Southwest, New -- Texts 1
Canticos Espirituales 1
Children's stories 1
Christianity -- New Mexico 1
Christmas plays, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
Church music -- Catholic Church 1
Clippings 1
Confraternities -- New Mexico 1
Cookery -- New Mexico 1
Country music 1
Cowboys - Songs and music 1
Cowboys Poetry 1
Cowboys Songs and music 1
Cowboys writings, American 1
Cuentos Populares 1
Decorative Arts, Spanish Colonial--New Mexico 1
Deeds 1
Education -- New Mexico 1
Engineers -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque 1
English language--Dialects--Southwest, New 1
English language--Provincialisms--New Mexico 1
Ethnic folklore - New Mexico 1
Family papers 1
Federal One 1
Federal Writers' Project. New Mexico 1
Fiddle tunes 1
Folk Songs, Spanish -- Colorado – Texts 1
Folk Songs, Spanish -- Mexico – Texts 1
Folk Songs, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
Folk music - New Mexico 1
Folk songs New Mexico 1
Folk songs, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
Folklore -- Spain 1
Folklore -- United States 1
Folklore New Mexico 1
Folklore and history -- New Mexico 1
Folklore – New Mexico 1
Folklore-- New Mexico 1
Folklore--Spain 1
Fort March (N.M.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico 1
Frontier and pioneer life West (U.S.) 1
Genealogy -- Family history 1
Guam--History--20th century 1
Hermanos Penitentes 1
Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Folklore 1
Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Music 1
Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Poetry 1
Hispanic Americans -- Music 1
Hispanic Americans -- New Mexico – Songs and music -- Texts 1
Hispanic Americans--New Mexico--Folklore 1
Hymns 1
Hymns, Spanish 1
Hymns, Spanish -- Southwest, New -- Texts 1
Indian activists 1
Indian dance - North America 1
Indians of North America - Southwest, New - Folklore 1
Indians of North America|zSouthwest, New|vMusic 1
Indians of North America|zSouthwest, New|vPoetry 1
La Majada Land Grant (N.M.) -- Maps 1
Land grants -- New Mexico 1
Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- New Mexico 1
Latin America--History--20th century 1
Literature and folklore 1
Matachines (Music) 1
Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.) 1
Mines and mineral resources -- New Mexico 1
Music - Laos 1
Music -- New Mexico 1
Music – New Mexico 1
New Mexico -- Commerce 1
New Mexico -- Description and travel 1
New Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- History 1
New Mexico -- Genealogy 1
New Mexico -- Genealogy -- Family history 1
New Mexico -- Religious life and customs 1
New Mexico -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes 1
New Mexico Folklore Record 1
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Language
English 17
Undetermined 8
Spanish; Castilian 4
Lao 1
Navajo; Navaho 1
 
Names
Federal Writers' Project. New Mexico 3
Cassidy, Ina Sizer, 1869-1965 2
Thorp, N. Howard (Nathan Howard), 1867-1940 2
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Barker, S. Omar (Squire Omar), 1894-1985 1