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Henry O'Neill Ledger

Identifier: MSS-706-SC
Abstract Ledger for Henry O'Neill's mercantile in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1854-1860.
Dates: 1854-1860

Hispanic Rural Teachers Oral History Project,

Identifier: MSS -634-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of a bound volume, which contains a project history and transcripts for 9 of the 10 interviews. There are 10 audio cassette tapes (60 minute) containing interviews with 8 individuals. There are 6 DVDs, each containing a single interview. Audio recordings are audio versions of the video recordings. Not all interviews have a transcript, an audiotape, and a DVD. For example, there is only an audiotape of the Elba C. De Baca interview; the Carlota Gonzales interview consists...
Dates: 1989-1997 (bulk 1992)

Howard Bryan Collection

Identifier: AC 578
Scope and Content Material pertains to Howard Bryan's bi-weekly Albuquerque Tribune column “Off the Beaten Path” which ran from 1953 to 1990. This collection contains clippings of those columns as well as the correspondence and research material he used to produce the column. Material includes awards, photographs and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1940-2000; Majority of material found in 1970s-1980s

James Gillespie Hamilton Papers

Identifier: MSS-407-SC
Abstract This collection is comprised of the typed transcription of a series of letters written by James Gillespie Hamilton to his wife, Cornelia Bernard Hamilton during an overland trip from Westport, Missouri to California; August 26, 1857-April 15, 1858. Letters are copied and typed by his granddaughter, Katherine Jones Moore, and prefaced with a brief family history.
Dates: 1857 August 26-1858 April 15

James Josiah Webb Correspondence

Identifier: MSS -232 -SC
Abstract The James J. Webb Correspondence consists of ten hand-written letters discussing business practices and salaries related to Webb's trading business and politics in New Mexico.
Dates: 1852-1864

James Josiah Webb Memoirs

Identifier: AC 236-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of a typescript of Webb's journal entitled "Memoirs of James J. Webb, Merchant in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1844." The memoirs describe Webb's business in Santa Fe and his journey across the Santa Fe Trail. Includes materials on two of Webb's business partners, John M. Kingsbury and William S. Messervy.
Dates: 1844

Jerry L. Williams Papers

Identifier: MSS-1124-BC
Abstract The collection documents Jerry Williams’ curriculum for the Southwest Institute and research for his homestead land survey in eastern New Mexico.
Dates: 1909-2004; Majority of material found in 1980-2004

Jessie De Prado Farrington Manuscript

Identifier: AC 081
Scope and Content Collection consists of the memoirs of Jessie de Prado Farrington written in 1935. The memoirs discuss Farrington's life and homesteading experiences in the early 1900s in Agua Chicquita Canyon in Otero County, New Mexico. Photographs of Weed, New Mexico, Glen-Eben (Farrington's homestead), and of various people are included. Farrington's memoirs have been published in the New Mexico Historical Review.
Dates: 1935

John Angus MacDonald Memoirs

Identifier: MSS-485-BC
Scope and Content The manuscript, handwritten by John Angus MacDonald, describes five decades of his life in Colorado and New Mexico from the 1870s to the 1920s. It is not a detailed autobiography and is not in chronological order. There is a brief family history beginning on page 240. MacDonald reminisces about his boyhood in the San Luis Valley in Colorado, describing the customs of the Indians, the different ethnic groups that settled the area and the coming of the railroad. The manuscript contains...
Dates: 1917-1954

John Paul Delgado Collection,

Identifier: 1992-024
Scope and Content Collection consists of the John Paul Delgado papers (1910-1992) and the military papers of Manuel Delgado (1774-1804). The bulk of the collection covers the years 1910-1992. John Paul Delgado papers include some materials concerning his grandfather Benjamin Read, genealogical materials concerning the Delgado Family, and various clippings and other materials concerning John Paul Delgado's acting career. Also includes black and white photographs of John Paul and the Delgado Family, photocopies of...
Dates: 1774-1992 (bulk 1910-1992)

John S. Clack Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-388-BC
Abstract The collection contains the personal and business papers of Tajique, N.M. homestead ranchers, John S. and Jane Clack.
Dates: 1889-1926

John William Poe Papers

Identifier: MSS-95-SC
Scope and Content This small collection consists of manuscripts of "Final Chapter in the Life of Billy the Kid, Worst of All the Bad Men," published in Clayton News and Southwest Plainsman and an undated manuscript of "The Last Hours of Billy the Kid." The collection includes clippings of the "Final Chapter" as published in the Clayton News on Billy the Kid, verdict of the coroners's jury on Billy's death, and...
Dates: 1881-1940

Jones Family Collection

Identifier: AC 118
Scope and Content The Jones Collection covers the years from 1844 to 1969 and deals mainly with the Jones family history in Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and New Mexico. There is an extensive amount of material on Amistad, N.M. and Hawkeye, Iowa. Material includes papers from the Godlove and Brown families of the Amistad area, as well as general material on homesteading, turn-of-the-century education and social history. On August 7, 1975 Clara May Daves of Albuquerque donated a scrapbook to the Jones...
Dates: n.d.

Keith Humphries papers

Identifier: Ms-0136
Abstract Photographs and articles from local historian and author Keith Humphries from 1939 – 1988.
Dates: 1930 - 1982

Lillie Ranch Letters

Identifier: MSS-793-SC
Abstract This small collection of letters illuminates life at the Lillie Ranch in Kelly (Socorro County), N.M. in the late 1800s. The letters detail problems on the ranch and with the Indians.
Dates: 1885-1889

Little Beaver Town (Albuquerque, N.M.) Pictorial Collection

Identifier: PICT-2005-026
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Little Beaver Town, a theme park that existed in Albuquerque, NM (circa 1960-1964).
Dates: 1960-1964

Long Canyon Ranch Collection

Identifier: MSS-989-BC
Abstract The Long Canyon Ranch Collection is focused on the ranch near Taiban, New Mexico owned by the Herlihy family.
Dates: 1860-2018; Majority of material found in 1910-1929

Lou Blachly Papers

Identifier: MSS-555-BC
Scope and Content This is a small collection of Lou Blachly's materials. It is divided into three distinct series. Series I includes materials relating to a manuscript that Blachly wrote about Frank Burris. This manuscript was commissioned by Burris' children for $300. Series II contains materials relating to Montague Stevens, including correspondence and publicity for Stevens' book Meet Mr. Grizzly, as well as notes, transcriptions, and manuscripts from the Pioneers Foundation...
Dates: 1942-1953 (bulk 1951-1953); 1952-1960.

Mary Grossetete Diary

Identifier: MSS-902-SC
Abstract The collection centers on Mary Grossete Landon’s diary, providing first-hand insight into the desperation and hardships of frontier and pioneer life in Catron County in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1893-1895, 2007; Majority of material found within 1893-1895

Montague Stevens Papers

Identifier: MSS-33-BC
Abstract This collection contains papers related to Englishman-turned-pioneer Montague Stevens. The papers reflect his life as a sheep rancher, bear hunter, author, and friend to historical figures such as General Leonard Wood, General Nelson A. Miles, painter Frederic Remington, and President Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: 1894-1950

New Mexico mercantile account book

Identifier: MSS-887-SC
Abstract The account book is probably from a store in the Las Vegas, NM area. It records merchandise transactions, including customer name, items purchased, price for each item, and the total bill.
Dates: 1899 June 8-1902 December 31

Oral history interview with Richard Wetherill II

Identifier: MSS-817-BC
Abstract The collection consists of an audio interview with Richard Wetherill II, conducted by Richard Sandlin in December 1977. The interview gives insight into the Wetherill family, relationships with the Navajo, and life in the Southwest during the early-mid 20th century.
Dates: 1977 December 1-4

Oral History Interviews of the New Mexico Department of Transportation Oral History Mitigation Projects

Identifier: MSS-953-BC
Abstract The collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Shawn Kelley for Paramatrix, under contract with the New Mexico Department of Transportation. The interviews were designed to mitigate adverse effects of various projects, including US 82 (Riley Homestead) Data Recovery Project (Eddy County, NM) and Cambray Bridge Replacement Mitigation Project (Luna County, NM).
Dates: 2011

Perea Bros. Mercantile Co. Letterpress Copybook

Identifier: MSS-30-BC
Abstract This collection is comprised of correspondence regarding the business records of the Perea Bros. Mercantile Co. -- a supplier of general merchandise as well as wool and pelts -- located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, in the later 1800s.
Dates: 1883 June 2-1896 June 19

Pioneers Foundation (New Mexico) Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-123-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of oral history interviews with nineteenth century settlers of New Mexico. It includes 520 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 385 typed transcripts of interviews with ranchers, miners, hunters, sheriffs, naturalists, archeologists and journalists, mostly from the Silver City area. Interviewees recall everyday life and important events from the 1860s to the 1950s. Interviews were conducted by Lou Blachly, a founding member of the Pioneers Foundation. The collection includes...
Dates: 1952-1960

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Keleher family 2
Keleher, Loretta Barrett, d. 2000 2
Keleher, William A. (William Aloysius), 1886-1972 2
Webb, James Josiah, 1818-1889 2
Wetherill, Marietta, 1876-1954 2
Armijo family 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Axtell, Samuel B. (Samuel Beach), 1819-1891 1
Baley, John B., 1851- 1
Blazer, A. N. (Almer N.), 1865-1949 1
Blazer, Joseph H. 1
Brock, Henry, 1867- 1
Brown, C. A. (Charles A.), 1848-1930 1
Brown, Martha Magdalene 1
Bullock, Alice, 1904-1986 1
Burris, Frank -- Interviews 1
Cabeza de Baca family 1
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 1
Chisum, John Simpson, 1824-1884 1
Clack, Jane 1
Clack, John S. 1
Cuba Extension Railroad Company 1
Dick Kent Photography (Albuquerque, N.M.) 1
Ealy family 1
Ealy, Mary Ramsey 1
Ealy, Ruth Rea, 1877- 1
Ealy, Taylor F. (Taylor Filmore), 1848- 1
Ellison, Samuel, 1817-1889 1
Fountain, Albert Jennings, 1838-1896 1
George Hight Studios (Gallup, N.M.) 1
Gonzales Velasquez, Maria Dolores-- interviewer 1
Gonzales-Berry, Erlinda, 1942- 1
Harman, Fred, 1902-1982 1
Henn, Nora 1
Herlihy, Barry Herbert (1939-2016) 1
Herlihy, Ernest Herbert (1895-1985) 1
Herlihy, Frank George (1898-1989) 1
Herlihy, Jenny Martha Schultz (1860-1953) 1
Herlihy, Lester B. (Lester Barry), 1891-1974 1
Herlihy, Richard 1
Horseshoe Land and Cattle Company 1
Jones, Andrieus Aristieus, 1862-1927 1
Ketchum, Black Jack, 1863-1901 1
Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888 1
Landon, Mary Grossetete 1
Long Canyon Cattle Company 1
Long Canyon Ranch (N.M.) 1
Los Alamos National Laboratory 1
Marsh, Herb, Jr. 1
Messervy, William S. 1
Mitchell, Albert K., b. 1894 1
Mossman, Burton C., 1867-1956 1
Newbill, Craig L., interviewer 1
Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission 1
Owen, Albert Kimsey 1
Parametrix, Inc 1
Perea Bros. Mercantile Co. 1
Pioneers Foundation (New Mexico) 1
Poe, John William, 1850-1923 1
Poe, Sophie A. (Sophie Alberding), 1862- 1
Powe, Marvin, 1875- 1
Public Service Company of New Mexico 1
Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945 1
Sandlin, Richard, interviewer 1
Snider, Agnes Meader 1
Southwest Institute 1
Spiegelberg family, 1
Spiegelberg, Flora 1
Stevens, George Richard Montague 1
Stockbridge, Jack, 1873- 1
Thompson, Albert W., 1864-1951 1
University of New Mexico 1
University of New Mexico. Center for Regional Studies 1
University of New Mexico. Southwest Hispanic Research Institute 1
Upper Iowa University 1
Wetherill, Richard, 1898-1984 1
Whitehill, Wayne, 1872- 1
Williams, Jerry L., 1940- 1
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