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Albuquerque and New Mexico Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: MSS-112-BC
Abstract This collection contains pamphlets related to Albuquerque and New Mexico. Topics range from political campaigns to national parks and monuments, and conferences convening in this area. Many pamphlets are aimed toward prospective residents, tourists, and health-seeking visitors to New Mexico.
Dates: 1880-1961

Alice Bullock Papers

Identifier: MSS-478-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of literary manuscripts, feature articles, photographs and research materials of Alice Bullock, writer and educator. Published and unpublished book and story manuscripts include an unpublished autobiography, entitled "Middens", and a manuscript for a book on stamp collecting for children. Subject files containing research notes, articles and printed material on New Mexico travel, folklore, history and personalities. Business and personal records contain book reviews by...
Dates: 1951-1984

Charles Wright Diaries

Identifier: MSS-466-BC
Scope and Content The collection contains photocopies of three diaries of Charles A. Wright. The first, dated 1914, is a diary of his excursions throughout the Indian country of New Mexico. The two others are records of daily activities for 1933 and 1936. The 1914 diary describes three different camping trips, the first to Indian Pueblos and ruins North of Albuquerque including; Santo Domingo, Cochiti, Santa Ana, Jemez, Frijoles Canyon and Pajarito Plateau (now Bandelier National Monument), Taos,...
Dates: 1914-1936

Elmer and Ruth Siedhoff Southwest Travel Scrapbook, Narrative, and Clippings

Identifier: PICT-2020-001
Abstract The primary component of this collection is a scrapbook of post cards, photos, and clipped information relating to travels in the Southwest, particularly national parks and monuments in New Mexico.
Dates: 1928-1940

Erna Fergusson Papers

Identifier: MSS-45-BC
Scope and Content The Erna Fergusson Papers consist of personal papers, including journals, notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and business and family records; literary and professional correspondence (correspondence is also found with related manuscript materials); lectures and travel notes; manuscript and published materials; research materials; and scrapbooks. Of particular interest are the research materials relevant to Albuquerque and New Mexico, particularly concerning individuals and families as well...
Dates: 1846-1964

Frank Driver Reeve Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-158
Abstract The majority of the photographs relate to New Mexico and its history.
Dates: 1890-1960

H. W. Stowell Papers

Identifier: MSS-505-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists primarily of manuscripts of articles, most of them unpublished and undated. There are 13 folders divided by subject area, including articles on Arizona and New Mexico, photography, railroads, motorcycling, and various mechanical inventions and problem solving. Stowell describes his motorcycle and photography trips through the Southwest, as well as points of interest such as the inscribed mystery stone near Los Lunas, New Mexico, and various petroglyph sites. Some of his...
Dates: 1933-1983

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 L. Sinclair Papers

Identifier: MSS-461-BC
Scope and Content The Sinclair Papers, consisting of fiction and non-fiction manuscript materials from the inception of an idea to the published form, comprise an essentially complete record of John Sinclair's long writing career. Additionally, the Sinclair collection is significant for its attention to regional subject matter--the history and lore of the Southwest. Covering the gamut of New Mexico's multicultural heritage from historical facts to tall tales to spiritual realms, Sinclair's writings reflect his...
Dates: 1849-1993

Louis L. Sweeny Letters Describing Overland Journey to Silver City, NM, 1875

Identifier: MSS-871-SC
Abstract The collection consists of three letters written by Louis Sweeny, describing his overland journey from Philadelphia to Silver City, NM, with stops in Denver and Santa Fe.
Dates: 1875

New Mexico Coronado Cuarto Centennial Commission Records

Identifier: MSS-48-BC
Scope and Content The collection contains reports, programs, press releases, pamphlets, published articles and correspondence relating to the Coronado Cuarto Centennial celebration, 1935 - 1940. It includes information on dramatic presentations, publicity, and tourism promotions for the events. Also included are materials about Coronado Cuarto Centennial events sponsored by the U.S. Coronado Exposition Committee.
Dates: 1935-1940

Roland Unwin travel scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 886 SC
Abstract The scrapbook contains mementos from Roland Unwin’s travels across the United States, as well as materials relating to his journeys by ship between London and the U.S.
Dates: 1912 September-1913 July

Ross Calvin Papers

Identifier: MSS-218-BC
Abstract This collection is comprised of papers pertaining to Ross Calvin, clergyman, author, and resident of New Mexico.
Dates: 1899-1969

Roy Rosen Papers

Identifier: MSS-477-BC
Scope and Content The Roy Rosen Papers consist of journals, short stories, photographs, publications and a few personal papers. His journals are notes about experiences while traveling in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. Some also concern his life in Santa Fe and his reactions to personal illness and surgery. Many of his photographs complement the travel journals. Publications containing his photographs are in this collection. Rosen's personal photograph collection is in the CSWR Pictorial...
Dates: 1910-1985

Ruth W. Armstrong Papers

Identifier: MSS-481-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of manuscript materials, correspondence, and publications related to Mrs. Armstrong's career as a travel writer. The published material includes poems published between l943-l947, typescripts and tearsheets of articles published from l95l-l986, travel brochures produced in her work with the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, and research and manuscript materials related to her book The Chases of Cimarron, published in l980. A...
Dates: 1943-1993

Ruth W. Armstrong Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-481
Abstract Contains travel photographs from New Mexico, Arizona, California, Colorado and other states, as well as Canada and Mexico. Also included are photographs used for Armstrong's book, The Chases of Cimarron.
Dates: 1870-1984; Majority of material found within 1973-1980

Southwest Travel Literature Collection

Identifier: MSS-115-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of a large variety of New Mexico and Southwest travel related literature, containing promotional materials from various state, county, city, commercial and industrial groups. Brochures, maps, railroad time tables, and other miscellaneous items are represented in the collection. Much of the material is related to locations along Route 66.

This is an ongoing collection which has been and will continue to be accumulated by the Center for Southwest Research.
Dates: 1881- [ongoing]

William A. Keleher Papers

Identifier: MSS-742-BC
Abstract The William A. Keleher collection contains a variety of materials pertaining to the history of New Mexico. As a historian, Keleher conducted thorough research on the territorial era of the State. As a prominent lawyer and citizen of the State in the 1900's, Keleher's legal work and volunteer efforts helped shape the modern condition of New Mexico. Many of the documents related to his research, career and other interests are included in this collection.
Dates: 1714-1999; Majority of material found within 1915-1972

Wilma Loy Shelton Papers

Identifier: MSS-275 -BC
Abstract The majority of the collection is comprised of itineraries for foreign visitors that Wilma Loy Shelton entertained as hostess in New Mexico for the U.S. Department of State.
Dates: 1869-1967; Majority of material found in 1954-1964

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