Archaeology -- New Mexico
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Alice C. Fletcher Collection,
Identifier: AC 087
Scope and Content This collection consists of records from the School of American Archaeology in Santa Fe. Includes minutes, announcements, pamphlets, clippings, reports, official correspondence, and financial documents. Much of the correspondence involves officials at the School of American Archaeology and its parent institution the Archaeological Institute of America, including Edgar Hewett, Charles Lummis, Francis Kelsey, and Charles Bowditch, as well as scholars such as Jesse Fewkes.
Edgar L. Hewett Collection
Identifier: AC 105
Scope and Content Collection contains Edgar L. Hewett's personal and business papers and covers the years 1905 to 1947. The folders are mostly in chronological order until Hewett's death in 1946, although the letters are not strictly in order by date. Folders in the later boxes are in alphabetical order by subject matter, and sometimes these are in reverse chronological order. Undated and incomplete letters for any particular period are normally at the end of a folder. Correspondence is arranged...
Edward E. Crocker Records from the Excavation and Restoration of the Santuario de Guadalupe, Santa Fe, N.M.
Abstract This collection is a well documented history of the excavation and restoration of the Santuario de Guadalupe in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It documents the archaeology conducted by Edward Crocker and his firm when burials were discovered beneath the floor of the church during restoration work. Resulting social and cultural dynamics of the community relating to the church, its renovation and the archaeology are also covered in the collection.
Dates: 1976-1999 (bulk 1989-1990)
Florence Hawley Ellis Collection,
Identifier: AC 453
Scope and Content The collection consists of assorted personal and professional papers. In addition to private and professional correspondence, the collection contains many academic papers written by Ellis' students and other scholars in the field.
Helen Blumenschein Collection,
Identifier: AC 376
Scope and Content There is material from her war service, correspondence, drawings, and publications. Her historical writings about Taos valley and other areas in New Mexico are included. Research manuscripts on archaeology and history are in the collection. In addition, there are materials from many of the organizations that interested Blumenschein, such as the Wilderness Society. There is also banking and tax material.
Jack P. Mills Memoirs,
Identifier: AC 316-p
Scope and Content Collection consists of a photocopy of a typed manuscript titled "Memoirs of Jack P. Mills;" a family tree and references. Included are newspaper clippings on Jack P. Mills and a promotional piece on Clayton, New Mexico.
Malcolm Farmer Papers
Abstract Papers relate to Navajo research: ethnobotany, bear ceremonialism, pottery, rock art, as well as California archaeology, anthropology, museum issues, and other general topics. Includes field notes, manuscripts, letters, maps, photographs.
Museum of New Mexico Collection
Identifier: AC 155
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of materials relating to the activities of the Museum of New Mexico in the 20th century with the bulk of the material being from the latter half. Included are plans, reports, finances, projects and correspondence involving the Museum of New Mexico, the School of American Research, National Park Service, and other state and national organizations. Among the many topics are the Florentine Codex, Navajo Reservoir Excavation Project, 75th Anniversary...
Dates: 1869-1994; Majority of material found in 1950s-1994; 1869-2008
Royal A. Prentice Papers,
Identifier: AC 225
Scope and Content The collection consists of correspondence and related materials of Royal A. Prentice dating from the 1930s. These literary materials consist of Prentice's correspondence relative to his avid hobby of Southwestern archaeology; which included a very close association with the Museum of New Mexico's Laboratory of Anthropology.
Wesley Bradfield Collection
Identifier: PAC 046
Scope and Content This small yet historically significant collection covers a range of Bradfield's photography over his career. While not comprehensive it does touch on many of his areas research and interest. As this collection was disbursed through the subjects files, retrieval of additional Bradfield material will occur over time.
Dates: 1910 - 1929
William Henry Brown and George C. Bennett Collection
Identifier: PAC 030
Scope and Content This small collection consists of portraits of New Mexico notables in various formats, sizes and mounted on card stock and stereo views of New Mexico scenes. Stereos include W.H. Brown, Bennett and Brown, and George C. Bennett with duplicates attributed to both. Photographers image number in parenthesis.
Dates: 1866 - 1884; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
Work Projects Administration Collection,
Scope and Content Collection consists of the administrative records, research files, and miscellaneous documents of the Work Projects Administration, the Writers' Program and their predecessors in New Mexico. Administrative records (series I, 1935-1943) include correspondence, typescript drafts of proposed sections for a guidebook and various other records. Research files from the Federal Writers' Project in New Mexico (series II-XII, 1909-1971) were created and collected under the direction of State Director...
Dates: 1909-1971 (bulk 1930-1946); (1935-1943); (1930-1942); (1936-1940); (1936-1939); (1909-1939); (1936-1937); (1934-1939); (1936-1938); (1936-1971); (1935-1939); (1936-1946); (1930-1933); (1938-1942); (1938-1941)