Memoirs and biographies
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of memoirs written by Edwin Buck as well as photographs of himself and family. One memoir entitled “Only the Grass Gets Hurt” documents the Buck family’s history and experiences in the Philippines prior to World War II and, in particular, their experiences as prisoners of war after the Japanese invasion. Other shorter memoirs detail childhood recollections; cigarette smuggling in the Philippines; the opium trade in Burma; and recollections from mercenary work in the...
Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1876 - 1965
Scope and Content Collection consists of handwritten autobiographical essays by Phoebus Freudenthal and his sister Anna Soloman; a 1971 obituary of Phoebus' son Louis E. Freudenthal; and one photograph of the Weisl family (apparently related to the Freudenthals). Phoebus Freudenthal's two page essay describes his birth in Poland and subsequent arrival and career in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Anna Soloman's 21 page essay describes her life in southern New Mexico from 1904 to 1912. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1880-1971 (bulk, 1880-1912)
Dates: 1970 - 1991
Identifier: AC 484
Scope and Content The collection consists of genealogical family information, correspondence, legal and real estate documents, and (typed and handwritten) autobiographical notes. Papers pertain to Kenneth Chapman's work with the Museum of New Mexico, Edgar L. Hewett and others, the Indian Arts Fund, general archaeology and the preservation of Pueblo pottery.
Dates: 1848-1968; Majority of material found in 1928-1968
Abstract The Long Canyon Ranch Collection is focused on the ranch near Taiban, New Mexico owned by the Herlihy family.
Dates: 1860-2018; Majority of material found in 1910-1929
Identifier: MSS -1003-BC
Abstract Collection comprises a range of materials collected by Gallup, New Mexico educator and historian Sally Noe related to the history of Fort Wingate, New Mexico.