Blanca Gomez Hill collection.


Hill, Blanca Gomez. Blanca Gomez Hill collection.

Blanca Gomez Hill collection.

Consists chiefly of photocopies of materials relating to the Montes family of San Elizario, Texas, and the El Paso Salt War of the 1870s. Materials include correspondence between Elizario M. Montes and his uncle, Jesus Montes, who was a participant in the Salt War. Contains information about Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, who was elected to the United States Senate from New Mexico in 1928; as well as about Pascual Orozco, who was active in the Mexican Revolution. Also included are two pamphlets on the Tarahumara Indians, an academic paper (by Blanca Gomez Hill?) concerning author Carlos Arniches, a pamphlet containing English and Spanish Christmas carols, and several photographs. Many of the materials are written in Spanish.

2 linear in.



Related Entities

There are 5 Entities related to this resource.

Montes family. (family)

Hill, Blanca Gomez. (person)

Blanca Gomez (Mrs. Fred) Hill, a long-time El Paso teacher and counselor, died in 1972. From the description of Blanca Gomez Hill collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 37367693 ...

Larrazolo, Octaviano, 1859-1930 (person)

Politician, educator. Born 1859 in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Educated in New Mexico. In 1895 moved to Las Vegas, N.M. where he established a law office. Ran several times for political office. Elected governor of New Mexico in 1918. Worked to include safeguards for the rights of "Spanish-Americans" in the drafting of the New Mexico state constitution. In 1928 elected to U.S. Senate. From the description of Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930). (University of New Mexico-Main Campu...

Arniches y Barrera, Carlos, 1866-1943 (person)

Orozco, Pascual, 1882-1915 (person)