William A. Keleher Pictorial Collection 1840-1970 1880-1950


William A. Keleher Pictorial Collection 1840-1970 1880-1950

The William A. Keleher pictorial collection contains a variety of materials pertaining to the history of New Mexico. As a historian, Keleher conducted thorough research on the territorial era of the State. As a prominent lawyer and citizen of the State in the 1900's, Keleher's legal work and volunteer efforts helped shape the modern condition of New Mexico. Many of the photographs relate to his research, career and other interests.

1050 items (11 boxes (4.26 cu. ft.) + 1 oversize folder)



SNAC Resource ID: 6404784

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