Albuquerque (N.M.) -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:
Albuquerque Booksellers Coalition Records
Abstract The Albuquerque Booksellers Coalition worked with the UNM Campus Community Coalition to oppose the building of the proposed University of New Mexico bookstore on Central Avenue. This collection includes student and community generated meeting agendas, minutes, flyers, announcements and clippings.
Albuquerque Community Concert Association Records
Abstract Business records, correspondence, and season and performance information of the Albuquerque Community Concert Association from 1947-1977. The collection holds extensive information about performers and performances from archived event programs.
Dates: 1931-1977; Majority of material found within 1947-1977
Albuquerque Historical Society Records
Abstract This collection contains board minutes, correspondence and program information for the Albuquerque Historical Society.
Dates: 1940-2008; Majority of material found within 1982-2002
Albuquerque Works Progress Administration Records
Abstract Includes correspondence, applications for approval, plans, quotes from vendors, receipts, blueprints, and pay reports related to Works Progress Administration projects undertaken in Albuquerque between 1931-1942.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1931-1942
All Faiths Receiving Home Records
Abstract Collection holds the legal documents for the incorporation of All Faiths Receiving Home (AFRH). Contains correspondence and budgets of AFRH from 1956 through the 1960s, and other various materials about AFRH dating into the 1990s. All materials are from Jeannette Rice Stromberg’s personal records (Jeannette was one of the founders of AFRH).
Dates: 1954 - 1994
Amador Publishers, LLC, Collection
Abstract Amador Publishers, Albuquerque, NM, was founded by husband and wife Harry Willson and Adela Amador in 1986. In 2006, Willson and Amador changed Amador Publishers to Amador Publishers, LLC, with Zelda Leah Gatuskin as co-owner and managing editor. Amador Publishers, LLC, has published more than thirty titles from more than fifteen authors. Harry Willson, himself, was a writer of fiction, satire, social commentary, and philosophy. Willson believed his authors emphasized themes he valued:...
Bridgers & Paxton Records
Abstract The collection holds two boxes of business files and one framed newspaper article regarding the Bridgers & Paxton engineering firm. The firm, still in existence in 2019, created and utilized the Solar Building at 213 Truman Street SE in Albuquerque, NM. The Solar Building finished construction in August of 1956, becoming the first active solar heated commercial building in the world. Bridgers & Paxton devised the mechanical system that made their new headquarters. The office was...
Dates: 1964 - 2001
Buena Vista Heights Addition Records
Abstract Collection holds legal documents for the foundation and ownership of the Buena Vista Heights (BVH) Addition to the City of Albuquerque. Contains correspondence and receipts relating to BVH Addition dating from 1922 to 1930. Additional material relating to Paul William’s New Mexico homestead also included.
Dates: 1921 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1930
Cary Blair Photograph Collection
Abstract Collection consists of photographs of Cary Blair and others associated with the Heights Community Center in Albuquerque, N.M.
Chuck Mittlestadt Collection
Abstract Chuck Mittlestadt (August 4, 1927 to December 24, 2010) was born Francis Charles Mittlestadt. He worked in Albuquerque as a free-lance writer and publicist. He also handled publicity for the New Mexico State Fair and was instrumental in the development of the New Mexico Film Office. The collection consists of articles, pamphlets, letters, and other ephemeral items from the Public Relations-Publicity freelance writer. Described by Mo Palmer.
Dates: 1959 - 1969
Daniel Angus Macpherson Jr. Papers
Abstract Collection holds three folders of materials relating to the life and family history of Daniel Angus Macpherson Jr. The collection holds notes, bank statements, periodicals, publications, and photographs from Macpherson Jr’s life in Hawaii from 1941-1944 in the United States Naval Reserves, his career as a lawyer before and after World War II, as well as a small cache of items documenting charitable works, publications upon his retirement and items from other social functions.
Dates: 1928 - 1973
Darrow Dairy and Ice Cream Company Records
Abstract Collection holds the business ledger for the Darrow family Dairy Business with business details from 1947-1956, the route book, outlining the entire milk delivery route in Albuquerque, NM, and the Darrow Ice Cream Company Record Book.
Dates: 1947 - 1956
Earl Grasser Collection
Abstract The Earl Grasser Collection holds newspaper clippings relating to New Mexico politics, local issues, the federal government news, historical news clippings, worldwide news, and current events of the 1930s.
Dates: 1930 - 1936
Elizabeth Garrett Sheet Music Collection
Abstract Collection of sheet music written by Elizabeth Garrett (1885-1947), the composer of the New Mexico state song “O Fair New Mexico.” Compositions in the collection span 1915-1933, many of which the music and the words are written by Garrett.
Elmer Martinez Collection
Abstract The collection deals with the career of Elmer Martinez and his various activities to teach about the Hispanic heritage of New Mexico and the Southwest. It includes correspondence, articles, photographs, maps and posters. Among them are his papers about the Spanish Village at the State Fair, the Colonial Infantry of Albuquerque color guard unit, the Spanish History Museum, a run for New Mexico State Representative, and his views and commentaries. It also contains material from others, including...
Emma Moya Collection on the History of Old Town Albuquerque and Related Communities
Abstract The Emma Moya collection documents the history and people of Old Town Albuquerque and the communities of Atrisco, Barelas, Los Duranes, Martineztown, and related neighborhoods. It also contains her study of Jewish traditions in New Mexico as well as some sketches of local people and places by Joel T. Ramirez.
Dates: 1854-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
Erna Fergusson Papers
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...
Erna Fergusson Papers
F. G. Armijo Store & Co. Records
Dates: September 18, 1934-October 2, 1935
Francelle Alexander Collection
Abstract Research materials for the books Albuquerque’s North Valley: Los Griegos & Los Candelarias and Albuquerque’s North Valley: Alameda & Los Ranchos donated by the author, Francelle Alexander. Materials are in folders as organized and labelled by the author.
Dates: 1860 - 1940
Gladys Kingston Collection
Abstract This collection is a gift from Nancy Tucker, and consists of a scrapbook called The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book, a copy of the UNM Mirage yearbook from 1934, a high school scrapbook, a college scrapbook, and a signed copy of Rhymes from New Mexico by Charles E. Hodgin.
Dates: 1924 - 1934
Governor Francisco Cuerbo y Valdes Colonial Affairs documents
Abstract Partial hand written contemporaneous copy originals (10 leaves) of communications by Francisco Cuerbo y Valdes, Governor of New Mexico to Viceroy of New Spain in Mexico City related to affairs in New Mexico and particularly in Albuquerque.
Hetzel Civilian Conservation Corps Collection
Abstract A collection of materials gifted from Linda Hetzel McGarr holds materials relating to the life of Raymond Peter Hetzel and his time as a Cooking Instructor for the Civilian Conservation Corps in New Mexico from 1935-1040. The collection holds correspondence, official CCC documents and certificates, training materials, news clippings, scrapbook, and published cooking manuals.
Historical Lectures Collection
Abstract Includes recordings of a variety of lectures on topics in New Mexico history, primarily given to the Albuquerque Historical Society during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dates: 1964 - 1998
Huning-Fergusson Family Papers
Scope and Content The Huning-Fergusson family papers primarily pertain to Clara Huning Fergusson (Box 1), Harvey Butler Fergusson (Box 2), and Franz Huning (Box 3). Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, news clippings, legal documents, tax receipts, genealogical information, and memorabilia make up the bulk of this collection. Clara Huning Fergusson's materials include 2 editions of her memoirs relating to her family and Albuquerque history; a small amount of personal correspondence; and varied items...
Dates: 1812-1950; Majority of material found in 1861-1911