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Las Cruces (N.M.) -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Las Cruces Police Athletic League Soccer Association records

Identifier: Ms-0083-SC
Abstract These records include correspondence, player rosters, and rule booklets relating to the formation of an organized soccer league in Las Cruces by the Police Athletic League.
Dates: 1975

Louis E. and Carmen K. Freudenthal family papers

Identifier: Ms-0002
Abstract Personal and business papers of a prominent pioneer Jewish family who first settled in the Mesilla Valley around 1850. Records include farm and property management records, insurance records from Louis Freudenthal’s insurance agency, correspondence between family members, personal memorabilia, and social and civic activities files of Carmen Freudenthal.
Dates: 1837-1990

New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc. records

Identifier: Ms-0473
Abstract The New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc. began in 1950 and is part of the National Federation of Garden Clubs. There are currently 25 clubs within the state of New Mexico, organized within five districts. Club officers appraised the records in February 2009, discarded materials that did not fit in with the club’s archives policy, and organized what they kept into series they designed in consultation with the archivist.
Dates: 1950-2008

Pendleton R. Fuller papers

Identifier: Ms-0145
Abstract Collection of Pendleton R. Fuller, New Mexico farmer and sheep rancher including water related materials from the Elephant Butte Water Users Association, La Union Irrigation Co., Inc., and the U.S. Reclamation Service.
Dates: 1912-1945

Ralph Willis Goddard Papers

Identifier: University Archives Formerly Ms 112
Abstract Personal and professional papers of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Dean of Engineering and founder of radio station KOB. An early radio pioneer, Goddard's life is documented by chronologically arranged files, correspondence and photographs. In addition to literary productions and documents pertaining to the professional and civic organizations to which Goddard belonged, this collection also contains materials concerning the building of the Las Cruces Union High School....
Dates: 1893-1968 (bulk 1904-1929)

Simon B. Newcomb papers

Identifier: Ms-0232-SC
Abstract Papers of territorial New Mexico attorney, politician, and judge Simon B. Newcomb who lived in Las Cruces, law partner of H.B. Holt and one of the founders of the Las Cruces College.
Dates: 1841-1901

South Ward School (Las Cruces, N.M.) cornerstone collection

Identifier: Ms-0085
Abstract Collection contains the items placed in the cornerstone of South Ward School which were recovered when the school was torn down in 1934.
Dates: 1884 - 1935

Temple Beth-El of Las Cruces records

Identifier: Ms-0535
Abstract The records of the Temple Beth-El document the activities of a Jewish congregation that was established in 1953 and based in Las Cruces, New Mexico.The temple's mission statement is as follows: "Temple Beth-El is dedicated to creating and maintaining an intimate and involved Jewish community. We strive to be a place where spiritual growth, tradition and ritual provide meaning and comfort to every person who comes through our doors. Temple Beth-El encourages its members to learn, celebrate,...
Dates: 1960 - 1995

Theron Marquis Trombeau Papers

Identifier: AC 224
Scope and Content The Theron Marquis Trombeau papers include manuscripts, publications, correspondence and journals written between 1927 and 1979. Trombeau wrote extensively about southern New Mexico. He also wrote fiction, poetry, newspaper columns and essays. Some of his works explore homosexuality.
Dates: 1927-1979

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library photographs

Identifier: Ms-0001
Abstract Photographs from the collection of the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, Las Cruces, New Mexico, primarily depicting late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Las Cruces-area people, places and events.
Dates: ca. 1870-1975

Wednesday Literary Club records

Identifier: Ms-0306
Abstract Founded in 1892 as the Arcadian Club, the Wednesday Literary Club is the second oldest women’s club in New Mexico. Club records include minutes, correspondence, book reviews, annual programs and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1893 - 2016

W.I.A. Las Cruces Woman’s Club records

Identifier: Ms-0152
Abstract The Woman’s Improvement Association was organized and incorporated in 1894 and joined the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1897 and the New Mexico Federation in 1911. In 1938 the club changed its name to the W.I.A. Las Cruces Woman’s Club. This collection of scrapbooks, minutes and some other records shows many of the club’s activities from its founding through its dissolution in 2000.
Dates: 1880 - 2000

William Adair family papers

Identifier: Ms-0074
Abstract The William Adair family papers consist of materials chronicling the lives of William T. Adair, his wife, and their five children. The collection is comprised ten series with the majority of it being correspondence among the Adair family and other relatives. The last series contains records of the Adair Company.
Dates: 1897 - 1969