Frontier and pioneer life--New Mexico
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection is comprised of the manuscript titled, "The Deserving and the Lucky" by Bertha S. Dodge. Following minimal changes, this manuscript was published by the University of New Mexico Press in 1980 under the title, The Road West, Saga of the 35th Parallel, which recounts reports of those who have passed by what is now El Morro National Monument.
Scope and Content The East Mountain Oral History Project collection consists of interviews conducted by Joyce Mendel with the following residents: Jose Candelaria, Bob Cooper, Adilia Garcia, Leandro Garcia, Barbara Herrera, Tom Herrera, Bill Loudon, Andres Mora, Antonia Mora, Dorela Perea, David Salazar, Jacquelyn Schaefer, M. Zanettie and Vicki Scoresone. The interviews are in a combination of English and Spanish languages. The collection also includes a tape of reminiscences from Alejandro Herrera, recorded in...
Dates: 1908-2001 (bulk, 1989-1996)
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...
Abstract This collection is comprised of two leather-bound ledgers of Dr. Finis Ewing Kavanaugh, merchant, sutler and physician attached to military posts at Fort Fauntleroy/Fort Lyon and Cubero, New Mexico.
Identifier: MSS -634-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of a bound volume, which contains a project history and transcripts for 9 of the 10 interviews. There are 10 audio cassette tapes (60 minute) containing interviews with 8 individuals. There are 6 DVDs, each containing a single interview. Audio recordings are audio versions of the video recordings. Not all interviews have a transcript, an audiotape, and a DVD. For example, there is only an audiotape of the Elba C. De Baca interview; the Carlota Gonzales interview consists...
Dates: 1989-1997 (bulk 1992)
Abstract This collection is comprised of the typed transcription of a series of letters written by James Gillespie Hamilton to his wife, Cornelia Bernard Hamilton during an overland trip from Westport, Missouri to California; August 26, 1857-April 15, 1858. Letters are copied and typed by his granddaughter, Katherine Jones Moore, and prefaced with a brief family history.
Dates: 1857 August 26-1858 April 15
Abstract Photographs and articles from local historian and author Keith Humphries from 1939 – 1988.
Dates: 1930 - 1982
Abstract Dr. Thomas K. Todsen was an avid collector of materials related to New Mexico. His collection consists primarily of postcards depicting New Mexico and the southwest. His collection also contains letters, receipts, and miscellaneous documents related to New Mexico.
Dates: 1826 - 1990