New Mexico Archival Conference 1975-02-20,21

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This is a recording of programs given in conjunction with the Third Annual New Mexico Library Archival and Historical Collections Conference in February 1975. The conference was held at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: New Mexico Archival Conference

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 20-21, 1975

Location: Portales, New Mexico

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 6 hours 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Welcome, Archives and Records in the Southwest—address by R. Sylvan Dunn, Theme: "The Carroll Tradition" of Dr. H. Bailey, Carroll, Current history boom, Various methods and reasons for collecting historicaldata, Reasons for boom.

Tape 1, Side 2: Encouragement of research, Southwest Collection slide and tape presentation, Local History Archives and Records, Resources: New Mexico and Texas, June Harwell presents program from Alamogordo, Credits Gertrude Painter with success of oral, history program, Clips of oral history tapes, Austin Hoover from Las Cruces lists outstanding materials.

Tape 2, Side 1: David Murrah lists holdings of Southwest Collection in Lubbock, Don McAlavy from Clovis lists their holdings, Mentions Mrs. Ruth Worry, Robert Strawn from Plainview.

Tape 2, Side 2: Claire R. Kuehn from Canyon gives a slide presentation Orin Hatch from Hobbs introduces Harry S. Noonan.

Tape 3, Side 1: Mary Jo Walker from Portales lists good collection of Henry C. McGowan items, Photographic Archives, Arthur Olivas explains what a photographic archives does and means.

Tape 3, Side 2: Problems of computerization, Richard Rudisill speaks, Need for research, Different cataloguing methods explained, Plea for communication about photographs, Writing Local History—address by Jean Burroughs.

Tape 4, Side 1: Personal experience in Portales described, Recognizes ENMU faculty who helped, Archives and Records in Colleges and Universities, Last part of an address by Austin Hoover, University and College Records and Archives, Guidelines for keeping university records given by Joe Halpin.

Tape 4, Side 2: Blank

Tape 5, Side 1: Legal Aspects of Archives, Relationship between state governments and archives, explored by Myra Ellen Jenkins, Buckley bill read, State and Regional Archives Associations, Need for communication discussed by Mary Lu Moore.

Tape 5, Side 2: Blank

Tape 6, Side 1: A Scholar Looks at Archives—Donald Whisenhunt, Categorizes archives he has used, National Endowment for the Humanities, Proposed program explained by Pearce Grove.

Tape 6, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1975

Bulk Dates: 1975

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