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New Mexico

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Watts Letter

 Collection — Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-490
Identifier: P-490

A letter to Abraham Lincoln, in which Watts, delegate of the New Mexico territory, recommended Lipman Meyer to be the federal marshal of the territory.

Dates: 1862

Spiegelberg Family Papers

 Collection — Box CB-P9, Folder: P-303
Identifier: P-303

Collection ontains the following manuscript and printed material pertaining to Spiegelberg: 1) biographical material written by his wife, Flora Langerman Spiegelberg, which appeared in The cyclopedia of American biography; 2) letters written to Spiegelberg by Louis Sulzbacher about a tax payment (1883), Solomon Bibo, on personal matters (1896), and Simon Bibo, regarding a protest of an anti-Semitic nature involving the Mexican population (1896); 3) printed and manuscript appeals and receipts for funds from various Jewish institutions in Palestine (1906?). Also includes a photo of the Chief Rabbi of Egypt taken at that time.

Dates: undated, 1863-1936

Sylvan M. Dubow collection on Otto Mears

Identifier: P-781

This collection contains research Sylvan Dubow accumulated for an article on Otto Mears. In addition to articles and an obituary on Mears, Mears' military service and pension record from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is available. Copies of archival documents also include annual reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1873, 1879-1882), an annual reportof the Secretary of War (1880), documents from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (1882-1883), an official compilation of the Navajo Campaign in New Mexico (1889), and the incorporation papers for the Chesapeake Railway Company. Additional material consists of Dubow's correspondence and notes concerning his research, his article "Simon Wolf: Champion of the American Jewish Fighting Men," and articles regarding a California War Paper (1861), the general and Jewish history of Colorado and New Mexico, and the Civil War in the Southwest.

Dates: undated, 1970-1971