Fall, Albert B.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content From the Collection: Collection consists of typed documents produced by employees of the W.P.A. and its subdivision the Federal Writer's Project in New Mexico. Most of the collection is made up of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with New Mexicans, and folklore and stories about New Mexico and Hispanic culture in particular.
Abstract New Mexico lawyer, rancher, and politician. Political and personal correspondence, papers, reports, press clippings relating to Fall’s public career as a Senator, and United States Secretary of the Interior. This includes his role in United States Naval petroleum reserves (known as the Teapot Dome Scandal), and his subsequent prosecution and trial. Includes material relating to Fall’s Mexican mineral interests, and politics during World War I. Also included are materials created and received...
Abstract First treasurer of Otero County, New Mexico after statehood. Contains deeds, brand certificates, tax papers, bills of sale, briefs for New Mexico vs. Tularosa Community Ditch and Lee Harlan vs. J. A. Baird and H. M. Patterson, and two letters from Albert B. Fall concerning release of federally owned land in Doña Ana County.
Dates: 1876 - 1916