Stanley, F. (Francis), 1908-

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Historian, author of numerous books on Texas and New Mexico history, including: "The Duke City: The story of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1706-1956" (1963); "The Jicarilla Apaches of New Mexico, 1540-1967" (1967); "The Isom, Texas story" (1963). Correspondence discusses publication and sale of his books and research questions regarding Pie Grande (Big Foot), a Texas Indian legend, with William F. Kelleher, a New Jersey book dealer (1955-1961).

From the description of Francis Stanley correspondence, 1955-1961. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 34940885

Catholic priest, author. Born in New York City, New York. Attended Catholic University in Washington, D.C. Moved to Hereford, Texas, in 1938, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1940, and later various other towns in Texas and New Mexico, including Socorro, Raton, Pecos, Dumas, and Canadian. Writing under the pseudonym of F. Stanley, he authored numerous books and pamphlets on Texas and New Mexico history, including "Desperados in New Mexico," "The Raton Chronicle, " and "Rodeo Town: Canadian Texas."

From the description of Papers, ca. 1951. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 23475951

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creatorOf Stanley, F. (Francis), 1908-. Papers, ca. 1951. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Stanley, F. (Francis), 1908-. Francis Stanley correspondence, 1955-1961. University of the Pacific, William Knox Holt Memorial Library
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith James, William, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Kelleher, William F. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
West (U.S.)
Albuquerque (N.M.)
New Mexico
Authors, American
Cities and towns
History publishing
Indians of North America


Birth 1908

Death 1996



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