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Identifier: AC 065
Scope and Content Supported by photographs now in Photo Archives, History Bureau, Museum of New Mexico, this collection (hereafter cited as the La Fonda Hotel Collection) consists of a body of manuscript materials relation to efforts by the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and the Fred Harvey group to sponsor a Southwestern Indian Exhibit at "A Century of Progress, International Exposition; Chicago, 1933" -- more commonly known as the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. Arrangement: By subject matter...
Abstract The collection consists of 1 roll of tracings of Indian ruins made evidently in 1882 by Adolph Bandelier, and about 34 sheets of varying sizes with 158 individual sketches from his journals, as well as 11 laminated reprints.
Abstract Letters by Ann Nolan Clark to Hy Adler, Albuquerque Book Dealer.
Scope and Content The collection consists of materials related to the education of Native American children, including administrative documents, curriculum materials, teacher guides, and mimeographed compilations of work written and produced by students. Most items are specific to the Southwest, with a few from the Mountain West and Great Plains. Some touch on the role and effects of World War II on native populations. Some of the curriculum texts are hand-colored by the students who used them. Ann...
Dates: 1935-1979; Majority of material found within 1942-1945
Identifier: PAC 038
Scope and Content The Ben Wittick Photograph Collection is one of the most significant extant collections of work by photographer Ben Wittick. Substantial in size, with over 1,000 glass plate negatives alone, this collection is one of the major holdings in the Photo Archives. Wittick's photographs are of historical importance and represent one of the most important visual collections documenting early New Mexico and the Southwest. In addition to stereocards, boudoir cards, cabinet cards, prints, and negatives...
Dates: 1879 - 1903
Abstract This is a copy of the field recordings made by Charlotte S. Johnson on the Navajo Reservation in 1963-1965. There are large segments of Navajo dialogue with English translations. The collection contains a wide range of songs and oral histories that provide an in depth view of Navajo religion, society and history.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photographic images and snapshots of Santa Fe and northern New Mexico circa 1900-1920. Images include the Penitentiary, Fiesta, and images of Pueblos. Also documented are people, daily life, and street scenes. Of particular interest are many images of buildings, homes, and adobe architecture. Other subjects include various cities, including Albuquerque and Taos. The collection consists entirely of original prints. Dorman is likely the creator of some images,...
Dates: 1901 - 1920
Abstract These recordings contain Hispanic folk music and songs of the Isleta and Laguna Pueblos.
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
Scope and Content The collection contains material dated 1862-1966 and includes brochures from the Laboratory of Anthropology, as well as articles, reports, manuscripts, and lectures. Also included are reports and correspondence relating to library organization, classification, and cataloging policies and two folders of general correspondence (1918-1962) which includes correspondence with Eugene Manlove Rhodes and Myra Ellen Jenkins. The bulk of the collection is made up of bibliographies (copies) from the...
Dates: 1862-1966; Majority of material found in 1932-1966
Identifier: PAC 026
Scope and Content This collection of work by Hiester and other photographers includes work proofs, glass wet-plate negatives but is comprised mostly of stereoscopic views of New Mexico scenes, Pueblos, and Indian portraits. Many of these images have not been seen or used in the photo archives prior to the compilation of this finding aid in May of 2010, although there are some duplicates by Nicholas Brown, Melander Brothers and others. Due to the lack of accession records or inventory regarding the...
Dates: 1873 - 1878
James B. Wright Collection of Southwestern Native American and Hispanic Music, Interviews and Literary Programs
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.
Identifier: AC 417
Scope and Content This collection is a series of handwritten manuscripts on Indians of the Southwest. Most pages are written in English, although some are in French (Salpointe's native language) and one essay is in Spanish. Topics covered include: dances, mythology, traits, and Indian wars. He focuses on the Apache, Navajo, Papago, Zuni, and Pueblo Indian tribes.
Abstract This collection is comprised of a typed copy and a photoprint of Joseph King Fenno Mansfield's report on local military posts and tribes in the New Mexico Territory and what is now Arizona and Texas, in 1853. It includes descriptions of present forts and their surrounding areas, maps and proposals for changes to be made to these, as well as proposals for new forts.
Abstract Papers relate to Navajo research: ethnobotany, bear ceremonialism, pottery, rock art, as well as California archaeology, anthropology, museum issues, and other general topics. Includes field notes, manuscripts, letters, maps, photographs.
Abstract The collection contains Native American music from San Juan, San Felipe, Laguna, Taos and Zuni Pueblos, as well as the Navajo and Hopi. The songs were recorded in the 1940s by Manuel Archuleta, of San Juan Pueblo.
Dates: ca. 1940-1970
Abstract This collection contains three CDs with Navajo children and adults performing social songs.
Identifier: AC 055-P
Scope and Content Typescript copy of My Adventure in Zuni was written by Frank H. Cushing.
Identifier: MSS 888 BC
Abstract This collection primarily contains writings, research, and correspondence, spanning Nancy Wood’s fifty year career as a professional writer.
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.
Abstract MS013 consists of materials originating from the New Mexico Indian Education Association's administrative and publication activities.
Dates: 1981-2009; Majority of material found in 1990-1995
Found in: Institute of American Indian Arts
Identifier: AC 194-P
Scope and Content Diary contains descriptions and daily observations of Southwest Indians and landscape, the Grand Canyon, and other related topics. Nicholas Roosevelt, a cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, accompanied the U.S. President on this tour of the Southwest in the summer of 1913.
Abstract This collection consists of 278 sound recordings made in 1950 and 1965. It contains social songs, dances, violin and vocal presentations, oral history interviews and commentaries about Native American customs, social life, ceremonies and rituals.
Identifier: AC 559-p
Scope and Content A message from the Office of Indian Affairs encouraging Native Americans not to neglect agricultural tasks over religious and cultural tribal events. Message was prepared and signed by Commissioner Charles H. Burke, February 24, 1923. Document was printed at the Indian Print Shop, Chilocco, OK, 2-17-1923
Dates: 24 February 1923
- Subject: Indians of North America, Southwest, New X
- UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections 15
- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library 6
- NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives 3
- Institute of American Indian Arts 2
- Indians of North America -- Southwest, New 5
- Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Music 5
- Photographs 5
- Sound recordings 4
- Archaeology -- Southwest, New 3
- Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Antiquities 3
- Letters 3
- Navajo Indians -- Music 3
- Oral histories 3
- Clippings 2
- Diaries 2
- Hopi Indians -- Music 2
- Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- History 2
- Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction 2
- Landscape photographers, Southwest, New 2
- Manuscripts 2
- Portrait photographs 2
- Southwest, New -- Antiquities 2
- Ute Indians -- History 2
- Alabados 1
- Albuquerque (N.M.) -- Photographs 1
- American literature - Hispanic American authors 1
- American literature - Indian authors 1
- Apache Indians -- Education 1
- Apache Indians -- History 1
- Archaeology -- California 1
- Archaeology -- New Mexico 1
- Arizona -- Antiquities 1
- Art--Indian--Southwest--New 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century 1
- Bandelier National Monument (N.M.) -- Antiquities 1
- Bears -- Folklore 1
- Bears -- Religious aspects 1
- Bibliographical literature -- New Mexico 1
- Bilingualism 1
- Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation (N.M.) 1
- Cabinet photographs 1
- Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
- Children's stories, American 1
- Christmas plays, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
- Church music -- Catholic Church 1
- Classification -- Books 1
- Clearcutting -- United States 1
- Cochiti Indians -- Music 1
- Colorado--Description and travel 1
- Colorado--Social life and customs 1
- Correspondence 1
- Country music 1
- Cowboys - Songs and music 1
- Creek Indians -- Education 1
- Curriculum Development 1
- Documents 1
- Drawing 1
- Education--Bilingual--New Mexico 1
- Education--New Mexico 1
- Education--New Mexico--Cirricula 1
- Ethnohistory -- Southwest, New 1
- Ethnologists -- New Mexico -- Zuni Pueblo 1
- Ethnology -- Southwest, New 1
- Excavations (Archaeology) -- California 1
- Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Mexico 1
- Exhibitions -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
- Fiddle tunes 1
- Field notes 1
- Financial 1
- Florida--Antiquities 1
- Folk Songs, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
- Folk music - New Mexico 1
- Folk music -- New Mexico 1
- Folk songs, Spanish -- New Mexico 1
- Folklore – New Mexico 1
- Fort Conrad (N.M.) -- History 1
- Fort Defiance (Ariz.) -- History 1
- Fort Filmore Site (N.M.) -- History 1
- Fort Marcy (N.M.) -- History 1
- Fort Union (N.M.) -- History 1
- Fortification--Inspection--New Mexico--19th century 1
- Fortification--Inspection--Texas--19th century 1
- Geographical Surveys, Southwest, New, Photographs 1
- Glass negatives 1
- Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Description and travel 1
- Grant Writing 1
- Hantavirus 1
- Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Folklore 1
- Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Music 1
- Hispanic Americans - Southwest, New - Poetry 1
- Hispanic Americans -- New Mexico -- Bibliography 1
- Hispanic Americans -- New Mexico -- History 1
- Hispanic Americans -- Southwest, New -- Music 1
- Historic buildings, Southwest, New Photographs 1
- Hogans -- Arizona 1
- Hopi Indians -- Education 1
- Indian Art 1
- Indian Art--Southwest--New Mexico 1
- Indian activists 1
- Indian dance - North America 1
- Indian dance -- North America 1
- Indian dance -- Southwest, New 1
- Indian dance --Southwest, New 1
- Indian school children--Education 1 ∧ less
- English 23
- Undetermined 7
- Navajo; Navaho 4
- North American Indian languages 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Clark, Ann Nolan, 1896-1995 2
- Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico) 2
- Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903 2
- Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
- Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse, 1840-1914 1
- Collier, John, 1913-1992 1
- Dorman, H.H. (Henry Howard), 1872-1960 1
- Ellis, Florence Hawley 1
- Fred Harvey (Firm) 1
- Heister, H. T. (Henry T.), -1895 1
- Institute of American Indian Arts 1
- La Fonda (Hotel : Santa Fe, N.M.) 1
- Melander & Bro 1
- New Mexico. Department of Education 1
- Tijerina, Reies 1
- United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1 ∧ less