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New Mexico -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Albuquerque and New Mexico Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-112-BC
Abstract This collection contains pamphlets related to Albuquerque and New Mexico. Topics range from political campaigns to national parks and monuments, and conferences convening in this area. Many pamphlets are aimed toward prospective residents, tourists, and health-seeking visitors to New Mexico.
Dates: 1880-1961

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 Published and unpublished book and story manuscripts include an unpublished autobiography, entitled "Middens", and a manuscript for a book on stamp collecting for children.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

Aretas A. Hyde Memoirs,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 331
Scope and Content Collection consists of Aretas Hyde's memoirs. Memoirs have contemporary reactions to the anti-slavery and abolitionist movement before and during the Civil War. He also comments on the construction of pueblos in New Mexico.
Dates: 1852-1908

Augustus Long Street Hull Journal,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 112-P
Scope and Content One journal kept by Hull on a 1908 trip he made to New Mexico from Georgia to visit his daughter May and her husband Judge William Pope. Pope became the first Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court under statehood in 1912. The trip lasted two months and included visits to Roswell, Santa Fe, Cloudcroft, the Slaughter Ranch, the Diamond A Ranch, the Mescalero Apache Reservation, and Tesuque Pueblo. Various parts of the journey were made by train, automobile, and horse and wagon. The...
Dates: 1908

Carl Blumner Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 231
Scope and Content Collection consists of handwritten originals, German typescripts, and typed English translations of letters from Carl Blumner to his mother Johanna Blumner and his sister Hannchen in Prussia concerning his and his brother August's activities in Santa Fe. The letters were written between 1936-1909, and include a few attached letters by his brother August as well as a few letters by his son. Collection also includes genealogies of the Blumner familiy, and an obituary of Carl Blumner. Letters...
Dates: 1836-1906

Charles Wright Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-466-BC
Scope and Content The collection contains photocopies of three diaries of Charles A. Wright. The first, dated 1914, is a diary of his excursions throughout the Indian country of New Mexico. The two others are records of daily activities for 1933 and 1936. The 1914 diary describes three different camping trips, the first to Indian Pueblos and ruins North of Albuquerque including; Santo Domingo, Cochiti, Santa Ana, Jemez, Frijoles Canyon and Pajarito Plateau (now Bandelier National Monument), Taos,...
Dates: 1914-1936

D. H. Lawrence Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 131-p
Scope and Content Collection consists of letters, receipts, business cards, one newspaper clipping, one pamphlet, and several checkbooks found among Lawrence's belongings upon his death in 1930. Four of the letters are to Lawrence: one letter from publisher Edward W. Titus concerning the publication of "Lady Chatterley's Lover;" one letter from Mrs. E. Lahr of the Progressive Bookshop in London concerning newly published books; one letter from the Westminster Bank concerning Lawrence's bank accounts; and one...
Dates: 1922-1930

David J. Miller Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 149-P
Scope and Content One 1861 letter from David J. Miller of Santa Fe to his niece Laura P. McCord of Mississippi, and one typescript of the letter. Miller gives a brief description of New Mexico and its people.
Dates: 1861

Dorothy Woodward Memorial Penitente Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-045
Scope and Content Collection consists of Woodward's personal papers and research materials collected and created in the process of the publication of her doctoral thesis and of various articles on the Penitentes (a grassroots Catholic group) of Northern New Mexico. Includes correspondence with various persons and institutions (1933-1949), two notebooks and a diary (1925-1928), and a scrapbook (1938). Notebooks and diary pertain to Woodward's travels to Europe and Hobbs, New Mexico. Research materials consist of...
Dates: 1542-1957 (bulk 1852-1957)

Edith Solenberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 606-p
Scope and Content The collection contains four letters, three of which are written by friends and family to Edith Reeves Solenberger, about life in and visits to northern New Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s. Also included is a letter written on Hotel De Vargas (Santa Fe) stationary.
Dates: 1916-1938; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

Elliot S. Barker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 013
Scope and Content Collection consists of biographical, occupational, and literary material by Elliott Barker, with a few items by his son Roy Barker. Included are also correspondence, newspaper clippings and essays; one Las Vegas High School Reunion memoir, Class of 1929.
Dates: 1976-1988

Erna Fergusson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-45-BC
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...
Dates: 1846-1964

Fényes-Curtin-Paloheimo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: nmsfamh0011
Abstract This collection documents the lives of three generations of one family, grandmother, Eva Scott Muse Fényes, mother, Leonora S.M. Curtin, and daughter, Leonora Curtin Paloheimo. The personal papers of the women contain extensive correspondence, diaries, thousands of photographs, business and financial documents, travel records, scrapbooks, clippings, and ephemera.
Dates: 1847-2005

George Fitzpatrick Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 086
Scope and Content Assorted papers including correspondence, memoranda, misc. documents and notes. Draft manuscripts on various New Mexico personalities and subjects. Eleven donated books integrated into museum collection. Articles and clippings were integrated into the libray's verticle files.
Dates: 1928-1982

H. Ida Curry Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 284
Scope and Content H. Ida Curry began visiting the west in 1927 at the age of 58. This collection consists of her letters, stories, poetry, describing her experiences in Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming. It also includes photos of her, and brief biographical essays about her.
Dates: 1927-1965

H. W. Stowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-505-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists primarily of manuscripts of articles, most of them unpublished and undated. There are 13 folders divided by subject area, including articles on Arizona and New Mexico, photography, railroads, motorcycling, and various mechanical inventions and problem solving. Stowell describes his motorcycle and photography trips through the Southwest, as well as points of interest such as the inscribed mystery stone near Los Lunas, New Mexico, and various petroglyph sites. Some of his...
Dates: 1933-1983

Hunter Stephen Moles Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 150
Scope and Content The Moles Collection consists of one account ledger and 18 diaries with accompanying enclosures dating from 1908 to 1925.
Dates: 1908-1925

Jessie De Prado Farrington Manuscript,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 081
Scope and Content Collection consists of the memoirs of Jessie de Prado Farrington written in 1935. The memoirs discuss Farrington's life and homesteading experiences in the early 1900s in Agua Chicquita Canyon in Otero County, New Mexico. Photographs of Weed, New Mexico, Glen-Eben (Farrington's homestead), and of various people are included. Farrington's memoirs have been published in the New Mexico Historical Review.
Dates: 1935

John A. Clark Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 044
Scope and Content Collection consists of 25 journals (1861-1868) kept by John A. Clark, Surveyor of the Territory of New Mexico, a typescript of the journals, and a Confederate Army broadside from 1862. The 25 journals contain 1,943 handwritten diary pages, 48 hand drawn maps, about 50 pages, notes, expenses, lists of distances and miscellaneous sketches. Kitty Shishkin has done the typescript copy of the journals. The journals give detailed daily accounts of the writer's official and personal...
Dates: 1861-1868

John Angus MacDonald Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-485-BC
Scope and Content The manuscript, handwritten by John Angus MacDonald, describes five decades of his life in Colorado and New Mexico from the 1870s to the 1920s. It is not a detailed autobiography and is not in chronological order. There is a brief family history beginning on page 240. MacDonald reminisces about his boyhood in the San Luis Valley in Colorado, describing the customs of the Indians, the different ethnic groups that settled the area and the coming of the railroad. The manuscript contains...
Dates: 1917-1954

John C. Gullette Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 100-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of a journal kept by Gullette during a trip exploring and photographing Indian ruins in New Mexico and Arizona; a descriptive list of photographs taken on the trip; and a notebook filled with descriptions of Colorado by Gullette. Collection also includes a typescript of Gullette's journal, which details stops at Chaco Canyon, the Grand Canyon, Enchanted Mesa, and Acoma Pueblo.
Dates: 1899-1900

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

Joseph Bursey Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 028
Scope and Content Collection consists of papers collected and created by Joseph Bursey, as Director of the New Mexico Tourist Bureau, 1940-1972.
Dates: 1940-1972

Lansing B. Bloom Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 020
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of photostats and photocopies of a broad range of historical documents, reports, and publications from the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain, and Biblioteca Nacional in Mexico City, and the Bibloteca Archignasio Mezzofanti-Manoscritti in Bologna, Italy. Bloom's correspondence regarding the acquisition of these materials are included. The collection contains approx. 1100 index cards with entries of FRanciscan missionaries to New Mexico from pre-1691 to...
Dates: 1930-1940

Margaret Price Watercolor Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: AC 513-OV
Scope and Content One portfolio contains several small watercolor paintings depicting scenes in Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. On two pages, business cards are pasted in of (Eastern and Midwestern) writers, journalists, military offices from the Civil War.
Dates: 1878