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Mesilla Valley (N.M.) - History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of Mesilla Letters,

Identifier: AC 347-p
Scope and Content The collection consists of a newspaper article describing the battle at Mesilla, AZ. On the back of the article is a hand written note from a person who was in Mesilla at the time. He writes to his sister, Mrs. J. A. Roundy, in Shelby, Colorado. Included is another handwritten note to his sister.
Dates: 1861

Manuscripts, bulk: 1903 - 1946

Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes the original 1903 thesis manuscript of A History of the Mesilla Valley by Maude McFie. The collection includes several stories and theatrical plays written by Maude McFie Bloom. Some are handwritten and some are typed. Her research notes were documented on interesting scraps of paper, old envelops, note cards and paper. Her stories and plays will be of interest to journalism and creative students, as the collections includes several revisions of drama plays and stories....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1946

Maude McFie Bloom manuscripts

Identifier: Ms-0552
Abstract The bulk of the material is writing of Maude McFie Bloom, mother of John P. Bloom, wife of New Mexico historian Lansing Bloom, and daughter John McFie, on of the founders of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Maude McFie Bloom graduated from the college in 1903. Her senior thesis, History of the Mesilla Valley, is a standard source of information for 19th century Mesilla Valley history. McFie Bloom knew and interviewed many of the important residents of the valley for her...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1945