Bruce T. Ellis collection, 1712-1976.

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Ellis, Bruce T., 1903-. Bruce T. Ellis collection, 1712-1976.

Bruce T. Ellis collection, 1712-1976.

Summary: Collection consists of the papers collected by Bruce T. Ellis in his capacity as author and employee of the Museum of New Mexico and his research materials. Collected papers contain various manuscripts. Included are: the Benjamin M. Read papers (1912-1926); the L. Bradford Prince scrapbook and enclosures (1907-1915); Ellis' research materials that cover the years 1712-1956; and some records from the Museum of New Mexico, the School of American Research, the Historical Society of New Mexico, and various other New Mexico institutions (1859-1966). The Benjamin M. Read papers consist of correspondence and a manuscript. The manuscript pertains to the Honorable Francisco Perea and the correspondence includes a letter that contains George Huth's remembrances of life in the Southwest in the 19th century. The L. Bradford Prince scrapbook and enclosures consist of clippings that discuss the founding of the Museum of New Mexico, the School of American Research, the Historical Society of New Mexico, and other New Mexico organizations. Ellis' research materials contain copies and originals of New Mexico documents, plats, and an incomplete work concerning Fort Marcy in Santa Fe, New Mexico (1853-1959); Alois B. Renehan's real estate investments (1903-1925); documents concerning the identity of Billy the Kid; and papers concerning the architecture of the Palace of Governors and Santa Fe (1712-1756). Records of the Museum of New Mexico, the School of American Research, the Historical Society of New Mexico, and other New Mexico organizations include reports, pamphlets, and publications (1859-1966). Also included are: a partial inventory of Read's collection of historical documents; a version of the Bible from the late 19th century inscribed by Prince; a copy of a catalog of photographs of North American Indians (1877); Demetrio Perez's manuscript concerning Santa Fe Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy; and Ellis' manuscript on the St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Related Entities

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Read, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Maurice), 1853-1927

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Benjamin M. Read was a historian and lawyer, who served as a New Mexico legislator. From the description of Benjamin M. Read collection, 1704-1926 (1804-1854). (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37792168 Read was the secretary for the New Mexico Commission of Revision of the Laws of New Mexico in 1908, and collected a considerable quantity of material concerning the history of New Mexico and it is now at the New Mexico State Archives in Santa Fe. From...

Huth, George.

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Museum of New Mexico.

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The Museum of New Mexico and its Board of Regents were established by a legislative act in 1909 (1909 Laws of N.M., Chp. 4, Sec. 1- 9). During the early years the director served both the Museum of New Mexico and the School of American Archaeology, later the School of American Research. Under the Cultural Properties Act of 1969, the Museum became responsible for administering all registered cultural properties belonging to the State of New Mexico (1969 Laws of N.M., Chp. 223, Sec. 6). In 1977 a ...

Perea, Francisco, 1830-1913

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Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888

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Renehan, Alois B.

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Alois B. Renehan was an attorney and law partner of Carl H. Gilbert in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. From the description of Renehan-Gilbert papers, 1723-1948 (bulk, 1830-1930). (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38172149 ...

Historical Society of New Mexico

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The Historical Society of New Mexico was created in 1859. From the description of Historical Society of New Mexico collection, 1859-1982. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37397078 Founded on December 26, 1859, the Historical Society of New Mexico is the oldest historical society west of the Mississippi River. During the Civil War, it suspended activities, but soon resumed its role in preserving New Mexico's history. During the territorial period (1851-1912...

School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)

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Perez, Demetrio.

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Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922

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L. Bradford Prince served as Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court (1879-1888) and as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico (1889-1893). He was also an historian who served on the Board of Regents for the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1902) and as President of the Historical Society of New Mexico (1923). From the guide to the L. Bradford Prince Papers, 1744-1922, (New Mexico State Records Center and Archives) Le Baron Bradford Pri...

Ellis, Bruce T., 1903-

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Bruce T. Ellis was a former employee of the Museum of New Mexico. He is also the author of several books on New Mexico history. From the description of Bruce T. Ellis collection, 1712-1976. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37288574 ...