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Arthur Olivas Collection,

Identifier: AC 175
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of historical documents and three original bound volumes pertaining to New Mexico businesses, 1850-1934. Historical documents (1850-1894) include military orders and forms of the occupying United States Army (1850-1883) and Henry Jenkins' handwritten and typescript account of his capture by Confederate forces in Mesilla on the Rio Grande (1863). Bound volumes (1911-1934) include: a ledger from the Las Vegas Coal Company (New Mexico), 1922; a daybook from the...
Dates: 1850-1894

Eli H. Bailey Logbook

Identifier: MSS-530-BC
Scope and Content Sergeant Eli H. Bailey's logbook chronicles this young man's participation in the American Civil War as a Union Soldier from May 1, 1863 to November 8, 1863. He fought in the famous battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Daily military camp life fills his logbook. He writes mainly about the men in his regiment, the weather, road conditions, and the food rations. He repeatedly notes the numerous fatalities and injuries among the soldiers, especially the high rate of amputations. Sergeant...
Dates: 1863 May 1-Nov. 8

French family papers

Identifier: Ms-0006
Abstract Papers from a pioneering family of the Mesilla Valley. The collection contains certificates, news clippings, historical biographies, correspondence, notes, books, ledgers, and also includes papers from belonging to a member of NMCA&MA's Class of 1902, Frances French and her sister Floy French who was another early alumnae of NMCA&MA.
Dates: 1802 - 1993