La Galeria de Los Artesanos collection, 1953-2004.


Stein, Diana. La Galeria de Los Artesanos collection, 1953-2004.

La Galeria de Los Artesanos collection, 1953-2004.

Summary: Collection consists of primarily fiscal, operational, and other bookstore related business files accumulated over fifty years of gallery and bookstore operations. Joseph and Diana Stein were also active in the Historical Society of New Mexico, in downtown Las Vegas restoration projects, the United World College, and New Mexico history topics, and in supporting local history writers. The collection includes material and correspondence with many authors such as Fred Nolan, Richard Bradford, S. Omar Barker, Marc Simmons, Ann Nolan Clark, Lawrence Clark Powell and materials from illustrator Herman Ilfeld Bacharach. The Steins also collected New Mexico cookery material. A postcard collection, photos, and a small Jewish Library collection are also included. The collection retains much of the order in which it was received by the institution.

69.5 linear feet.

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Clark, Ann Nolan, 1896-1995 (person)

New Mexico teacher of Native American and Latin American children, and award-winning author. From the description of Ann Nolan Clark manuscript, 1969. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 45007112 American author of children's books. Worked as educational specialist, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1920-1962, as a teacher and author of textbooks; also worked for the Institute of Inter-American Affairs in Central and South America, 1945-1950, writing reading mate...

Barker, S. Omar (Squire Omar), 1894-1985 (person)

Western author. Born in 1894 in Beulah, New Mexico. Received Ph. D. in literature from New Mexico Highlands University in 1961. Primarily an author of humorous fiction, he received the Spur Award (1955) and the Justin Golden Boot Award (1954-1961) from Western Writers of America. Married writer Elsa McCormick in 1927. From the description of Papers, ca. 1924-1966. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 23347313 Barker (1894-1985) was a western fiction author and short ...

Bradford, Richard, 1932- (person)

Simmons, Marcia (person)

Nolan, Frederick W., 1931- (person)

Stein, Joseph, 1920-2000. (person)

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001 (person)

Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...

Stein, Diana. (person)

In 1949, Joseph Stein opened La Galeria de Los Artesanos in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It was an art gallery that sold a few books. In 1955, Joseph and Diana were married. In 1957, they moved the store from the Gazette Complex (which housed the Old Las Vegas Gazette) on Moreno street to the historic Veeder Building on the West Plaza. In 1975, they moved the store to its third and final location on the Plaza into the building that once housed the offices of the Louis C. Ilfeld law firm. The store bec...

Los Artesanos Bookstore (Santa Fe, N.M.) (corporateBody)

Bacherach, Herman Ilfeld, 1899-1976. (person)