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Abstract This collection consists of one photoprint of a handwritten document, entitled "Confundis de la Historia del Pintoresco Pueblo de la Mesilla," by Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain. The document outlines the role of the town of la Mesilla in the history of New Mexico, with regard to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the Gadsden Purchase, and the Civil War.
Identifier: AC 347-p
Scope and Content The collection consists of a newspaper article describing the battle at Mesilla, AZ. On the back of the article is a hand written note from a person who was in Mesilla at the time. He writes to his sister, Mrs. J. A. Roundy, in Shelby, Colorado. Included is another handwritten note to his sister.
Found in: Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of Edwin Burt Sr. and Alice Casad-Burt. Alice Casad, the daughter of Thomas Casad and Sarah Wakefield Van Winkle Casad, married Edwin Burt Sr. in 1897. These papers consist of family papers pertaining to the Casad and Burt families. The papers primarily cover the years 1850-1949 and document the period when Edwin Burt Sr. was in the countries of Chile and Mexico working in the mining industry.
Dates: 1850 - 1949
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of Wilford “Bill” LaRock and Gertrude “Gay” Casad-LaRock. Gertrude Casad, the daughter of Humbodlt and Matti Maude Casad married Bill LaRock in 1949. These papers consist of family papers regarding the Casad and LaRock families, as well as close family friends Emmit and Daisy Lindsey.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1980
Abstract Maud Casad, the third child of Thomas and Sarah Casad, was born in 1866 and married William Mandell in 1890. Their fourth child, Humboldt Casad Mandell, married Mary Evangeline Smith in 1930. These papers were assembled by the two children of Humboldt and Evangeline Mandell. They contain family history and memorabilia concerning the Casad and Mandell families, as well as some documentation of Madeline Mandell, the daughter of Humboldt and Evangeline Mandell.
Dates: ca. 1850-2002; Majority of material found in 1920-2000
Abstract Society focused on promoting and preserving the history of Doña Ana County of southern New Mexico. Contains administrative files on meetings and banquets, historical files on people and locations, financial records, oral histories and photographs.
Dates: 1950 - 2016
Abstract The bulk of the material is writing of Maude McFie Bloom, mother of John P. Bloom, wife of New Mexico historian Lansing Bloom, and daughter John McFie, on of the founders of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Maude McFie Bloom graduated from the college in 1903. Her senior thesis, History of the Mesilla Valley, is a standard source of information for 19th century Mesilla Valley history. McFie Bloom knew and interviewed many of the important residents of the valley for her...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1945
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The oral histories contain information about life and experiences in the Mesilla Valley and its surroundings.The three individuals interviewed were: John Paul Taylor, Emily Guerra and Aurelia (Ella) Alvarez Nelson. They were interviewed by Beth Morgan in December 2015 for the Department of Cultural Affairs.
Dates: December 9-19, 2015
Identifier: AC 224
Scope and Content The Theron Marquis Trombeau papers include manuscripts, publications, correspondence and journals written between 1927 and 1979. Trombeau wrote extensively about southern New Mexico. He also wrote fiction, poetry, newspaper columns and essays. Some of his works explore homosexuality.
Found in: Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
- Subject: Mesilla Valley (N.M.) -- History X
- New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections 6
- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library 2
- UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections 1
- Mesilla Valley (N.M.)—History—Sources. 4
- Las Cruces (N.M.) -- History 3
- Canutillo (Tex.) -- History 2
- Casad family 2
- Mesilla Valley (N.M.) - History 2
- Mesilla Valley (N.M.) -- History 2
- American fiction--Southwest, New 1
- Arizona--History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Authors, American -- Kansas 1
- Authors, American -- New Mexico 1
- Casad, Thomas, 1816-1885 1
- Casad-Burt family 1
- Children – Institutional care. 1
- Clippings 1
- Diaries 1
- Doña Ana County (N.M.) 1
- Doña Ana County Historical Society 1
- Drawing 1
- El Paso (Tex.) -- History 1
- Fiction 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico 1
- Gadsden Purchase 1
- Genealogy 1
- History societies, etc--New Mexico 1
- Letters 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Mesilla Valley 1
- Mesilla Valley (N.M.) 1
- Mesilla Valley (N.M.)--History--Sources 1
- Mining 1
- Montezuma Rural High School Tribal Record 1
- New Mexico -- Fiction 1
- New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Non-profit organizations -- New Mexico 1
- Photographs 1
- Poems 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Southwest, New - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Taylor, J. Paul--Archives 1
- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century 1 ∧ less
- English 8
- Undetermined 2
- Spanish; Castilian 1