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Collection Details


Collection Name: Pioneers Foundation Oral History
Repository Name: University of New Mexico. Zimmerman Library. Center for Southwest Research [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Local Identifier: MSS 123 BC
URL: http://elibrary.unm.edu/oanm/NmU/nmu1%23mss123bc/
Dates Spanned: 1952-1960
Description: The collection consists of oral history interviews with nineteenth century settlers of New Mexico. It includes 520 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 385 typed transcripts of interviews with ranchers, miners, hunters, sheriffs, naturalists, archeologists and journalists, mostly from the Silver City area. Interviewees recall everyday life and important events from the 1860s to the 1950s. Interviews were conducted by Lou Blachly, a founding member of the Pioneers Foundation.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 385
Broad Subjects: Domestic life; Life Styles; History
ASP Subjects: Archaeologists; Colorado; Frontier and pioneer life; Frontier and pioneer life--New Mexico; Hunters; Journalists; Local history; Mineral industries; Naturalists; New Mexico; New Mexico--History; Oral history; Ranching; Silver City, NM; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000225