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Lincoln County (N.M.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

John M. and Ruth Tompkins Penfield family papers

Identifier: Ms-0556
Abstract Papers of John M. and Ruth Tompkins Penfield and records of the Penfield Store of Lincoln, New Mexico. The Penfield Store was formerly the Tunstall-McSween store of Lincoln County War fame. John Penfied bought the store around 1900 and it was run by the Penfield family until being sold to the state of New Mexico around 1957. Also included are papers Ruth Tompkins Penfield's family, who were involved in mining in the White Oaks area in the latter 19th century.
Dates: 1890 - 1960

John M. and Ruth Tompkins Penfield family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-2020-021

Lewis A. Ketring, Jr. collection of Lincoln County research

Identifier: Ms-0529
Abstract Research collection of Lewis Alvin Ketring Jr. contains photocopies of documents about Lincoln County and the Lincoln County War. Much of the material was copied during the 1960s and 1970s from documents held in the Lincoln County Clerk and Recorder's Office. A portion of the original materials subsequently disappeared from the clerk's office, making the photocopies the only extant record of the material. The collection also contains original papers of Mr. Ketring, including research notes,...
Dates: 1876 - 2017

Pioneer story. Edith L. Crawford, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-2 55
Scope and Contents Tales of frontier life in Lincoln County; Indian relations.
Dates: 1936-1940

Story of Billy the Kid. Edith Crawford, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-2 58
Scope and Contents Copied from the County Commissioner proceedings dated July, 8, 1879.
Dates: 1936-1940