William A. Keleher Papers 1714-1999 1915-1972
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Ross was born in Ashland, Ohio, on December 7, 1826, the third of fourteen children born to Sylvester Ross Sr. and Cynthia (Rice) Ross. He was educated locally and at age 11 was apprenticed as a printer at the Huron, Ohio, Commercial Advertiser. In 1841 he moved to Sandusky, Ohio, to join the staff of the Sandusky Mirror, which was owned by his brother Sylvester. For several years in the late 1840s and early 1850s, Ross was employed as a journeyman printer and typesetter, traveling throughout Oh...
Lewis "Lew" Wallace was born on April 10, 1827, in Brookville, Indiana. He was the second of four sons born to Esther French Wallace (née Test) and David Wallace. Lew's father, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, left the military in 1822 and moved to Brookville, where he established a law practice and entered Indiana politics. David served in the Indiana General Assembly and later as the state's lieutenant governor, and governor, and as a member of Congress. Lew Wal...
The University of New Mexico has had fraternities since the early 1900's when a group of students formed a local fraternity called the Yum Yum Boys. They were known for eating their lunch under the trees near the Administrative Building, now Hodgin Hall. In 1906 D.R. Lane helped to organize the Sigma Tau Fraternity at the University. Sigma Tau, with eighteen members, was admitted to Sigma Chi, August 5, 1915 and installed in April 1916. They were the second men's fraternity at the University to ...
Ernest "Ernie" Taylor Pyle (August 3, 1900 – April 18, 1945) was a Pulitzer Prize—winning American journalist and war correspondent who is best known for his stories about ordinary American soldiers during World War II. Pyle is also notable for the columns he wrote as a roving human-interest reporter from 1935 through 1941 for the Scripps-Howard newspaper syndicate that earned him wide acclaim for his simple accounts of ordinary people across North America. When the United States entered World W...
Billy the Kid (b. Henry McCarty, September 17 or November 23, 1859, Manhattan, New York City–d. July 14, 1881, Fort Sumner, NM) was also known as William H. Bonney. He was an American Old West outlaw and gunfighter. The exact date of his birth has been disputed as either September 17 or November 23. As a child he moved to New Mexico; his mother died when he was 13. As an early teen McCarty was caught steeling bread, clothing, and guns. As a result he was jailed but escaped. He later lived in ...
William Aloysius Keleher was born November 7, 1886 in Lawrence, Kansas to David Keleher and Mary Ann (Gorry) Keleher. Three years later, the family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where William enrolled at St. Mary's Parochial School. He studied there until 1900 when he began work as a messenger for the Western Union Telegraph Company. Although he started as a counter clerk, he quickly moved up to telegraph operator. For several years following, William tried his hand at different careers worki...
Journalist, author, lecturer, and teacher. A native of New Mexico she wrote a number of books reflecting her travels in the American Southwest and in Latin America covering a wide range of subjects. From the description of Papers, 1846-1964. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 32753113 Photo of Erna Fergusson. Part of Erna Fergusson Photograph Collection, PICT 000-045-0001-0179 (Box 5, Folder 1). Erna Fergusson, noted journali...