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 Title:  New Mexico Territorial Covers Collection [1874]-1912 ead 
 Date(s):  [1874]-1912 
 Abstract:  This collection includes covers, postcards and letters mailed from towns in New Mexico during the state’s territorial period. Items of interest include real photo postcards which show images of: the Alvarado in Albuquerque (postmarked Anapra 1908); the Catholic Church in Las Cruces (postmarked Acme 1909); the Overland Limited Train (postmarked Black Tower 1910); Deming, NM (postmarked Carne 1912); a cattle ranch near Portales (postmarked Carter, 1907); a birdseye view of Folsom (postmarked Cuates, 1911); the Institute for the Blind, Alamogordo (postmarked Carrizozo); the hospital at Dawson, 1909; Main Street, Tucumcari, (postmarked Dodson 1911); Mexican Revolution politician Federico Gonzalez Garza (postmarked Elephant Butte 1911); Main Street, Melrose (postmarked House 1910); Tucumcari High School (postmarked Hanley 1911); the wholesale district, El Paso, (postmarked Lanark 1908); unknown building in Lamy, 1906; Main Street Las Cruces, 1908; the Church at Isleta Pueblo (postmarked Leopold 1906); St. Anthony’s Sanitarium at Las Vegas, 1910 (Postmarked Levy and Porvenir 1910); Lodge at Cloudcroft, (postmarked Mountain Park); Bravo Ranch Quarters (postmarked Nara Visa 1908); Chaves Courthouse in Roswell (postmarked Orchard Park 1911) Pipeline from Mountains (postmarked Orogrande 1907); Alameda Park Depot and Office Bldg, Alamogordo (postmarked Oscuro 1908); President Porfirio Diaz in a parade at El Paso (postmarked Pearl 1909); Souvenir of Silver Springs, (postmarked Silver Springs 1911); View of Sylanite (postmarked Sylvanite 1909); Street Scene, Silver City (postmarked Tyrone, 1910). A number of picture cachets are also in the collection, including: a cachet of St. Michaels College (postmarked Santa Fe 1889); a cachet with a map of Colorado and New Mexico (postmarked Lookout 1880); and a cachet for “A. Gusdorf Grain Mill (postmarked Ranches of Taos, 1888). Letters in the collection include: a letter from a teacher describing Christmas celebrations and social events in 1907 in Alma; letters about the economy (lumber, farming, mining), horses and people and a postcard, from Copperton, 1905; a letter from a German speaking soldier at, Fort Stanton, 1886; a letter about Statehood Day and taxes (postmarked Lakewood, 1912); a letter about house construction in Madison; a letter saying “thanks for the tobacco” and about organizing a Breeder’s Association in Mesilla, 1906; a letter with details of raising and selling hogs, Ruidoso, 1911; a letter about bad condition of the church and school, Silver City, 1909; and a letter which is described as the writers “last correspondence from the New Mexico Territory”. Other interesting items include: a cover from Gascom dated 1900, signed by the postmaster on the closing date of the post office; a handwritten postmark, dated 1878, Loma Parda; a handwritten postmark and letter from Turquesa 1881; a postmark from the KC and La Jolla RPO (postmarked Melrose, 1908); covers from 1874 and 1875, Santa Fe. 
 Repository:  Postal History Foundation, Peggy J. Slusser Memorial Philatelic Library 
 Subjects:  New Mexico -- History. | Postal Service -- New Mexico. | Postcards -- New Mexico. | Mining -- New Mexico -- History. | Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico -- History. 
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