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New Mexico -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Albert B. Fall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-131-BC
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,

 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".
Dates: 1951-1975

Alice Bullock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-478-BC
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 Published and unpublished book and story manuscripts include an unpublished autobiography, entitled "Middens", and a manuscript for a book on stamp collecting for children.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...
Dates: 1951-1984

Bertha Sanford Dodge Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-357-SC
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.
Dates: 1980

Carrie Arnold Collection,

 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...
Dates: 1987-1997

Dan Chavez Papers on the History of New Mexico Government

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1033-BC
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

Eleanor B. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-826-BC
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.
Dates: 1492-2000

Frances Léon Quintana Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-768-BC
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-158-BC
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,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0335
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.
Dates: 1866-1987

George Wharton James Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-993-003
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...
Dates: 1890-1909

Governor William J. Mills Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-093
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...
Dates: 1910-1912

Green Edward Miller photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0101
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,...
Dates: 1900-1920

Homer E. Milford Collection of Late 19th Century Cerrillos, New Mexico Mining History

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1048-BC
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-872-BC
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

 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

 Collection
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

Julius Hartmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-882-BC
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,

 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.
Dates: 1953-2004

Living Treasures Oral History Collection,

 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.
Dates: 1982-

Marcus Brunswick Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-298-BC
Abstract The Marcus Brunswick business records contain the business correspondence of Marcus Brunswick, freighter and merchandiser in Las Vegas, N.M.
Dates: 1872-1927

Marinell Ash Collection,

 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.
Dates: 1891-1988

Michael Steck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-134-BC
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)

Pancho Villa Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 350-s
Scope and Content Collection consists of one volume containing copies of documents found among the Pancho Villa troops killed at Columbus, New Mexico, 1916 and relate to various activities of Villa in northern Mexico. The orginal documents are filed at the National Archives. The documents were bound as a presentation volume that Governor Bruce King of New Mexico presented to The Honorable Oscar Ornellas, Governor of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Included (in English) is an introduction that details the history...
Dates: 1915-1916

Popejoy Hall Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNMA 151
Abstract Popejoy Hall is the University of New Mexico's performing arts theatre. The collection contains records of shows, symphony concerts, musical soloists, world-renowned ballet and modern dance companies, and noted speakers from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Dates: 1966 - 1997