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Fort Stanton (N.M.) -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Blazer's Mill Records, 1835-1902 (bulk 1870-1899)

Identifier: MSS-50-BC
Scope and Content The collection contains miscellaneous business records of Blazer's Mill as well as J. H. Blazer's general merchandising business. Joseph H. Blazer operated the mill during most of the period that these records encompass. His son, A. N. Blazer, later operated it. The records include correspondence, time books, blotters, logbooks, sales books, grist mill accounts, and journals. Some records refer to the company as "Tularosa Mills." The correspondence covers business deals and finances of J.H....
Dates: March 19, 1871 - Aug. 26, 1873

Danna's Life Celebration of Life

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes a printed copy of the obituary for Henderson, and a from Danna’s daughter Lisa speaking on behalf of the family about Danna Henderson. Also includes a transcript of speech by Tammy Haddaway and employee of Henderson’s, and the eulogy given by Mary Lou McDonald a longtime friend and hairdresser to Danna Henderson, and a poem by Keith Shaplin titled “Dear Danna”. Danna grew up in Fort Stanton
Dates: 1950 - 2022

Fort Stanton

Content Description From the Collection: Papers of New Mexico journalist and aviator Danna Kusianovich Henderson. The papers pertain to several major interests and accomplishments of Henderson, including: Lincoln, New Mexico history, including the annual Billy the Kid Pageant, Fort Stanton history, material related to Henderson's aviation activities, development of the Albuquerque International Airport, the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Native Americans in New Mexico, Capitan, New Mexico, Gila firefighters, Joe Skeen, and other New...
Dates: 1950 - 2022

Fort Stanton History

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence to and from Corralito’s Ranch regarding stallions needed. History of Fort Stanton’s two electrical plants, a staff list of names, positions and salary grades for Fort Stanton hospital staff (1953), list of Charter members of the Lincoln County Society of Art, History, and Archaeology (1939), Western Union telegram to the medical officer in Charge US Public Health Services Hospital Fort Stanton. Copy of letter from John Pershing. Includes a document titled History of the...
Dates: 1950 - 2022

National Archives Documents [copies]

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Includes what appears to be a record of timekeeping for research services while researching Fort Stanton at the National Archives. Includes date and time of services and the records that were researched, and any scans of copies that were made, photocopies of images and letters from the Archives are also included, notes from the research to “Jim”. Also includes other material.
Dates: 1950 - 2022

Originals from Fort Stanton Kids 

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Includes letters and stories from the children who were raised in Fort Stanton. These stories were compiled into a book (The Children of Fort Stanton) by Jim McBride.
Dates: 1950 - 2022

S.S. Columbus Research Collection

Identifier: AC 541-p
Scope and Content 1930's era S.S. Columbus souvenir logbook, menu, passenger list, Certificate of having served on the S.S. Columbus (German Record for Julius Werner Prager), and 2 photographs. Also included are a 2011 El Palacio article "German Sailors on the High Desert - a World War II German Detainment Camp at Fort Stanton."
Dates: 1936-2011