Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Buckner Collection of Elizabeth Garrett Materials,
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials relating to the career of Elizabeth Garrrett, a blind singer and daughter of Sheriff Pat Garrett. Elizabeth Garrett served on the faculty of the New Mexico School for the Visually Handicapped and wrote "O Fair New Mexico," which was adopted as the official state song in 1917. In addition to various typed manuscript drafts of Buckner's unpublished biography of Garrett, the collection also contains articles and newspaper clippings about Garrett; letters about...
Dates: 1893-1992 (bulk, 1965-1966)
John Donald Robb Papers
Scope and Content The multi-faceted Robb Collection is arranged in six series: Personal and Professional Papers; Folk Music; Compositions of John Donald Robb; Oversize; Sarah Robb Addition, Robb Diaries, and Ellen Robb Addition. The Personal and Professional Papers relate to Robb's work as an educator, author, lecturer, and composer. The series includes the following subseries: Biographical Materials; UNM Teaching Materials; Writings; Lectures; Composition Materials; Miscellaneous Concerts and...
New Mexico Composers' Archive
Abstract This collection consists primarily of music manuscripts, but also contains sound recordings, correspondence, papers, programs, and photographs from composers from New Mexico or with important ties to New Mexico.
Peter White Collection of New Mexico Fiddle Music
Abstract This collection contains recordings of New Mexican fiddlers performing in their homes and at state fiddle contests, and a live KUNM folk music show. Included are discussions of the evolution of American folk songs, bowing techniques, history of the performers, etc. Represented are old style New Mexico, Texas, and Appalachian fiddle tunes, Anglo-American and Celtic folk songs.