New Mexico -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Albert B. Fall Papers
Abstract The collection contains papers covering Fall's career as U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior. It includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, congressional records dealing with oil scandals and Mexican affairs, and federal court transcripts and briefs relating to his legal troubles.
Dates: 1851-1927; Majority of material found in 1922-1927
Alice Bullock Collection,
Identifier: AC 344-p
Scope and Content The collection consists of miscellaneous cards, letters, articles, and brochures. It includes an untitled typed manuscript on the history of the creation of New Mexico Territory. There is an essay " Santa Fe, City in Two Worlds" written by Fredric Brown (1906-1972), and a pamplet titled "Last Will and Testament of Charlie Masters".
Alice Bullock Papers
Scope and Content The collection consists of literary manuscripts, feature articles, photographs and research materials of Alice Bullock, writer and educator. Published and unpublished book and story manuscripts include an unpublished autobiography, entitled "Middens", and a manuscript for a book on stamp collecting for children. Subject files containing research notes, articles and printed material on New Mexico travel, folklore, history and personalities. Business and personal records contain book reviews by...
Bertha Sanford Dodge Manuscript
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.
Carrie Arnold Collection,
Identifier: AC 289
Scope and Content This collection consists of Carrie Arnold's original manuscripts and illustrative art work on the history of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, copies of the published materials she used in her research including Palace records from Archivo General de Indios, B.M. Read's Illustrated History of New Mexico and Sidelights of New Mexican History, and J.K. Shiskin's Unquiet...
Dan Chavez Papers on the History of New Mexico Government
Abstract The collection contains the research and manuscript of Dan D. Chavez for his book on Soledad Chacon. Included are documents related to her and her family, letters to her, and an interview with her daughter, Lena Ward. There are also materials by and about the writer, Felipe M. Chacon, a relative of Soledad. Further, it has annotated lists of New Mexico political and judicial officials researched by Chavez. In addition, the collection has some of Chavez's preliminary work on Octaviano Larrazolo...
Dates: 1872-2016; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
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
Eleanor B. Adams Papers
Abstract Eleanor B. Adams' papers contain photocopies, transcriptions and translations of colonial documents relating to the history of New Mexico and colonial New Spain. It contains a few original Spanish documents as well. There are also correspondences with other scholars and unpublished works related to historiography, as well as New World and New Mexico maps from the colonial and territorial eras.
Frances Léon Quintana Papers
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of anthropologist, Frances Léon Quintana, in the Southwest, mainly between 1960 and 1999. The collection consists of published and unpublished works, field notes, lecture notes, project proposals and reports, general and project correspondence, biographical and job-related materials, political petitions, statements, testimonies, and some news clippings.
Dates: 1705-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-1999
Frank Driver Reeve Papers
Abstract The collection contains research, correspondence, and manuscripts of Frank Driver Reeve. Focuses of the collection include New Mexico history, the Navajo, and the University of New Mexico.
Dates: 1787-1968; Majority of material found in 1840-1967
G. Adlai Feather family papers,
Abstract George Adlai Feather was a Rhodes Scholar, historian, and nurseryman, serving as Professor of Languages at New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (present-day New Mexico State University) from 1923-1937.
George Wharton James Photograph Collection
Abstract Photographs from the collection of California writer and promoter of the West, George Wharton James. Among these photographs of Native American subjects are views of Southwestern pueblos (Isleta, Laguna, Zuni, Hopi), feasts (St. Stephen's Day at Acoma) and ceremonies (Hopi Snake Dance), and various Navajo subjects (weaving, baskets, dwellings, death). Several photographs show interactions between Native American and Hispanic American or Anglo American peoples on feast days, at ceremonies, and...
Governor William J. Mills Papers,
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Mills. Correspondence contains letters received and letterbooks of communications sent. Official papers include appointments, proclamations and orders. Reports to the governor contain those of territorial officers as well as of the Historical Society of New Mexico, St. Vincent Hospital and Orphanage, the Sisters of Loretto, and some local relief societies. Special reports contain files on the activation of the National Guard to Taos (1910), the...
Green Edward Miller photographs
Abstract Itinerant photographer throughout the Sacramento Mountain area. The collection contains 345 glass negatives in 4x5, 5x7, and 5x8 formats, 36 mounted prints in 4x6, 5x7, 5x8 and 8x10 formats, and about 700 4x5 copy negatives. Subjects include family and individual portraits, scenes of ranching, farming, logging, railroading, church, school and holiday gatherings. Locations depicted include Agua Chiquita Canyon, Alamogordo, Cloudcroft, Cox Canyon, Curtis Canyon, Elk, Hay Canyon, Lower Peñasco,...
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
Homer E. Milford Collection of Late 19th Century Cerrillos, New Mexico Mining History
Abstract This collection contains a series of records, photographs and related documentation collected by Homer E. Milford. They pertain to the Galisteo Mining District claims (1879) and Los Cerrillos Mining District claims (1879–1889). There is also a series of 1880 photographs of mining in the Cerrillos Hills by Santa Fe photographers Bennett and Brown and one by Ben Wittick of the Cerrillos smelter.
Dates: 1879- 2015; Majority of material found in 1879-1889
Jane C. Sanchez Papers
Abstract This collection contains papers of Jane C. Sanchez, a historian and playwright in New Mexico. The materials relate to her research primarily regarding land grants, colonial history, Spanish and Mexican law, and storylines for theatrical and movie productions.
Dates: 1663-2004; Majority of material found within 1966-2004
Jesse L. Nusbaum Collection
Identifier: PAC 017
Scope and Content Materials included original 5 x 7 glass plate negatives, 5 x 7 vintage prints, and nitrate film negatives of various sizes. Many of the vintage 5 x 7 contact prints have notes on the back written in pencil by Jesse Nusbaum and notes in ball point pen by his wife, Rosemary Nusbaum. There are also other notes in unidentified handwriting in both pen and pencil on the back of the photographs. Some 5 x 7 vintage photos have a small stamp on bottom edge: MEJ Colter or H. H. Dorman...
Dates: 1906 - 1939; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
John L. Sinclair Papers
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...
Julius Hartmann Papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Father Julius Hartman, a Catholic priest in New Mexico. The materials relate to his work and life during his service at various New Mexican parishes and Catholic institutions.
Dates: 1879-1985; Majority of material found within 1910-1969
La Galeria de Los Artesanos Collection,
Identifier: AC 400
Abstract The collection consists of primarily fiscal, operational, and other bookstore related business files accumulated over fifty years of gallery and bookstore operations.
Living Treasures Oral History Collection,
Identifier: AC 338
Scope and Content Collection consists the organizational papers of Living Treasures, Inc., including correspondence, clipping and research files, transcripts, audio tapes, and a few video recordings of interviews, honoring citizens of Santa Fe and other towns in northern New Mexico as Living Treasures for their hard work and dedication to our communities. Since March 2003 (beginning with #190), interviews have been recorded on CDs.
Marcus Brunswick Business Records
Abstract The Marcus Brunswick business records contain the business correspondence of Marcus Brunswick, freighter and merchandiser in Las Vegas, N.M.
Marinell Ash Collection,
Identifier: AC 385
Scope and Content The collection contains essays by Marinell Ash, correspondence, family trust papers, and her research papers on Scotland and New Mexico. Included are BBC scripts and publications of the programs. There are also genealogies, family photos, and newsclippings about family members. Her grandfather was Alvin C. Ash (1871-1946) who was a United States Custom Official and a Rough Rider with Theodore Roosevelt. Some of his letters, biographical material, and newsclippings are also in the collection.
Michael Steck Papers
Abstract The Steck Papers contain correspondence and business records relating to Steck's tenure as Indian Agent and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for New Mexico. Also contains records of his involvement with the New Mexico Mining Company and with railroad operations in Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1839-1933 (bulk 1852-1880)