Taos County Historical Society



" AYER  Y  HOY en Taos"

TCHS's Semiannual Journal of Taos, NM History
Comprehensive Index
1985   To   1992

1993 To Present


SUMMER 1985 issue no. 1
(Editor: David L. Caffey, Founding Editor)


The Adobe Churches of New Mexico: Dust to Dust, or Revival by John L. Kessell

Notes on Taos County Historic Churches

Bent's Old Fort: Citadel on the Santa Fe Trail by Ernest Lyckman

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Memorial tribute to Sam Buchanan; start of regular publication of Ayer Y Hoy journal; commentary on NM churches & their preservation.

BOOK REVIEWS:
A Southwestern Vocabulary: The Words They Used. Cornelius C. Smith, Jr. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1984. Reviewed by Harriet Kimbro, Santa Fe.

Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds. Lois Palken Rudnick. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1984. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes. Thelma S. Guild & Harvey L. Carter. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984. Reviewed by Kit Schweitzer, Taos.

The F. Stanley Story. Mary Jo Walker. Albuquerque: The New Mexico Book League, & Santa Fe; The Lightning Tree, co-publisher, 1985. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Philmont-Cimarron Field Trip; Buchanan [Sam] Honored by Many; 41 Ride the Chili Line; Historic Preservation Effort Underway; Photo History Taking Shape.

PRESERVATION NOTES:
Picuris is "Go;" El Valle, We Don't Know; Pigeon's Ranch Park Considered; Resources for Local History (Harwood Foundation): Padre Marinez Southwest Collection; Harwood Oral History Project; Vertical File; Archive on Taos Artists; Burt Harwood Photo Archive; Taos Art Photo Archive; Art-Related News Articles.



WINTER 1986 issue no. 2
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Ernest Blumenschein and the Great War by Robert R. White<

The Chili Line from Antonito to Tres Piedras by John Comstock

Mrs. E. Martin Hennings, 1893-1985 A Remembrance by Robert R. White

EDITOR'S PAGE:
The Blumenschein family's involvement in war effort, WWI

BOOK REVIEWS:
Brett: From Bloomsbury to New Mexico. A Biography. Sean Hignett. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1985 by Franklin Watts, Inc. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Talpa.

Russell Lee's FSA Photography of Chamisal and Penasco, New Mexico. Ed. by William Wroth. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, co-published w/ The Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1985. Reviewed by Bob Romero, Taos.

A Woman's Quest for Science: Portrait of Anthropologist Elsie Clews Parsons. Peter H. Hare. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1985. Reviewed by Arthur H. Wolf, Taos.

Oscar E. Berninghaus, Taos, New Mexico. Gordon E. Sanders. Taos: Taos Heritage Publishing Company, 1985. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:

Iglesia de San Miguel Leveled; Six Honored at Brunch; Plans Laid [future planning re: year's programs, fall event (_& Hacienda Martinez]; Resources for Local History (Kit Carson Memorial Foundation): The Research Library; The Photographic Archive; Tape Archive; Map Collection; Personal Collections; Personal Files & Papers.



SUMMER 1986 issue no. 3
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Our Lady of Aranzazu by Corina Santistevan.

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bios on Corina Santistevan, Ila McAfee.

BOOK REVIEWS
Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe. Charles C. Eldredge, Julie Schimmel, and William H. Truettner. New York: Abbeville Press, 1986. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

Penitente Self-Government. Thomas J. Steele, S. J., & Rowena Rivera. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1985. Reviewed by Herbert W. Dick, Taos.

Movers and Shakers. Mabel Dodge Luhan. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1985. Reviewed by Lucille Quintana.

Under the Sangre de Cristo. Paul Horgan. Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, 1985. Reviewed by David L. Caffey.

Weaving and Colcha from the Hispanic Southwest. Ed. William Wroth. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1985. Reviewed by Sadie Knight, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Villagers struggle to save churches. Trade Fair set for September; Vaughn [Guadalupe Baca] honored by State Society; Ox cart, loom to enhance hacienda; Taos to try for "Main Street" program; art historians meet at Harwood.



WINTER 1987 issue no. 4
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Taos and the American Art Colony Movement: The Search for an American School of Art by Virginia Couse Leavitt.

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bio on Virginia Couse Leavitt; exhibition announcement ["Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe" at Denver Art Museum]; new TCHS president, Dr. Herbert Dick, and vice-president, Arthur Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Red River-Twining Area: A New Mexico Mining Story. Jim Berry Pearson. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. Reviewed by Ernest Lyckman, Taos.

Along the Santa Fe Trail. Photos by Joan Myers; essay by Marc Simmons. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. Reviewed by Helen G. Blumenschein, Ranchos de Taos.

The Chief: Ernest Thompson Seton and the Changing West. H. Allen Anderson. College Station: Texas A. & M University Press, 1986. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

The Folklore of Spain in the American Southwest: Traditional Spanish Folk Literature in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Aurelio M. Espinosa; ed. by J. Manuel Espinosa. Norman: U of Oklahoma Press, 1985. Reviewed by Corina Santistevan, Ranchos de Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Dozen defy snowstorm to plan 1987; trade fair a big hit; New Mexico celebrates 75th; historic church videos planned for Feb. 28; Marc Simmons on the mend; Trujillo [Tom, former Taos County Manager] heads main street. Honorees at TCHS holiday function: Dorris Boyer, Pete Concha, Ruth Fish, Corina Santistevan.



SUMMER 1987 issue no. 5
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Trail to Disaster: John C. Fremont's Fourth Expedition into the San Juan Mountains of Southern Colorado by Patricia Joy Richmond

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bio on Patricia Richmond & discussion of Colorado connection to NM; call for history manuscripts.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Edge of Taos Desert: An Escape to Reality. Mabel Dodge Luhan. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Reviewed by Sandi Rhoten, Austin, Texas.

Spirit and Vision: Images of the Ranchos de Taos Church. Sandra D'Emilio, Suzan Campbell & John Kessell. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1987. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

Flight from Fiesta. Frank Waters. Santa Fe: Rydal Press, 1986. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

The Woman at Otowi Crossing. Frank Waters. Revised edition. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 1987. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

La Casa Adobe. William Lumpkins. Santa Fe: Ancient City, 1986. Reviewed by Herbert W. Dick, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Preservation Notes: State preservation group organized; Las Trampas honored for church preservation. San Luis Valley Society visits; Padre Martinez subject of M.R.M. [Millicent Rogers Museum] exhibit; Harwood extends newspaper holdings; Quisicosa [query re: Cosme Pacheco]; Kit Carson gets grant, plans trade fair; Resources for Local History (Museum of *NM History Library): papers & manuscripts; map collection; rare books; newspapers & periodicals; necrology file; photographic archives.



WINTER 1988 issue no. 6
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

A Review of the Ranch, Trading Post, Mill and Distillery of Simeon Turley, Canoncito, Arroyo Hondo, Taos County, New Mexico 1830-1847 by Ernest Lyckman

Happy Birthday, Philmont by David Caffey

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bio on Ernest Lyckman; Philmont Scout Ranch celebrates 50 years of Scout camping on ranch.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Life of the Right Reverend Joseph P. Machebeuf, D. D., Pioneer Priest of Ohio, Pioneer Priest of New Mexico, Pioneer Priest of Colorado and Utah and First Bishop of Denver. Andrew K. Gregg. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1968. Rev. ed., 1987. Reviewed by Charlotte Graebner, Taos.

Las Carneradas: Sheep Trade in New Mexico, 1700-1860. John C. Baxter. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, in cooperation with the Historical Society of NM, 1987. Reviewed by Paul B. Sears, Taos.

Chimayo Valley Traditions. Elizabeth Kay. Santa Fe: Ancient, 1987. Reviewed by Sadie 0. Knight, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Officers elected, plans made; condolences [Lois Hinton, Pearl Bond]; state society to meet with Arizona; archeology group to form in Taos; Burt Harwood's New Mexico Program; works in progress: John Sherman, past editor of El Palacio, working on pictorial history of Taos; Bob Julyan of Albuquerque revising Place Names of New Mexico by late T. M. Pearce. Preservation Notes: Three honored for Ranchos Plaza effort [Leon & Alice Walters, David Yarborough]; Santa Fe Trail declared National Historic Trail; need for restoration of Pehas Negras oratorio. In memoriam: Lawrence R. Murphy, Southwest Historian 1942-1987.



FALL 1988 issue no. 7
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Taos and the Bataan Campaign by Jack Boyer [includes listing of Taos men in the Bataan Campaign]

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Memorial Day, Jack Boyer's story on the Bataan Campaign, mention of Taosenos Helen Blumenschein's and Ted Egri's service in WWII.

BOOK REVIEWS:
A Writer's Eye: Field Notes and Watercolors by Paul Horgan. Intro. by David McCullough. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1988. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Aceguia in Northern New Mexico. Stanley Crawford. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988. Reviewed by David L. Caffey.

Yellow Sun, Bright Sky: The Indian Country Stories of Oliver La Farge. Ed. & w/ intro. by David L. Caffey. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988. Reviewed by John M. Muste, Taos.

The Short Stories of Fray Angelico Chavez. Ed. Genero M. Padilla. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Reviewed by Sadie Knight, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Blumenschein Trust to fuel improvements; art historians meet again; Latham [Barbara] honored; eighteen enjoy Raton; universities celebrate [centennials: University of New Mexico, *NM State University, & NM Institute of Mining & Technology]; institute opens Taos office [University of New Mexico's Southwest Hispanic Research Institute, headed by Sylvia Rodriguez].

PRESERVATION NOTES:
San Lorenzo [church at Picuris Pueblo] on the rise; oratorio tops T.C.H.S. agenda; Pilar church helped.



SPRING 1989 issue no. 8
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Leopold Stokowski and Carlos Chavez: The Taos Connection by Robert L. Parker

Old Tim: A Reminiscence by Thomas M. Cook, Sr.

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Mabel Dodge Luhan, Carlos Chavez and Leopold Stokowski; bio on Dr. Paul B. Sears of Taos.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Padre Martinez: New Perspectives From Taos. Intro. by E. A. Mares. Essays: Mares, Betty S. Weidman, Thomas J. Steele, S. J., Patricia Clark Smith, & Ray John de Aragon. Taos: Millicent Rogers Museum, 1988. Reviewed by Sadie 0. Knight, Taos.

Two Guadalupes: Hispanic Legends and Magic Tales from Northern New Mexico. Ed. Marta Weigle. Santa Fe: Ancient, 1987. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Talpa.

Indian Running: Native American History and Tradition. Peter Nabokov. Reprint. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1987. Reviewed by Char Graebner, Taos.

They "Knew" Billy the Kid: Interviews with Old-Time New Mexicans. Ed. Robert F. Kadlec. Santa Fe: Ancient, 1987. Reviewed by Ernest Lyckman, Taos.

High Adventure Among the Magic Mountains: Philmont, the first 50 years. Minor Huffman. Allendale, New Jersey: TIBS Inc., 1988. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Land gift benefits preservation fund; Montezuma [Hotel near Las Vegas, built by Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, late 1800s] for sale; Arroyo Seco church in jeopardy, Colfax County sites preserved. Annual meeting launches new year; coming attractions.



FALL 1989 issue no. 9
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

The American valley Murders by Victor Westphall

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bio on Dr. Victor Westphal, the Vietnam Veterans Chapel [now DAV Vietnam Memorial]

BOOK REVIEWS:
I Returned and Saw Under the Sun: Padre Martinez of Taos. E. A. Mares. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989. Reviewed by Bob Romero, Taos.

Philmont: An Illustrated History. Stephen Zimmer & Larry Walker. Irving, Texas: Boy Scouts of America, 1988. Reviewed by David L. Witt, Taos.

Standing By and Making Do: Women of Wartime Los Alamos. Eds. Jane S. Winston & Charlotte Serber. Los Alamos: The Los Alamos Historical Society. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Talpa.

Indian Tales from Picuris Pueblo. Collected by John P. Harrington. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1989. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Society visits preservation projects [Los Luceros, Cleveland Roller Mill]; Murphey [Michael Martin] helps Route 66 effort. "In memoriam: Helen G. Blumenschein, 1909-1989; Jack K. Boyer, 1911-1989; David A. Baerreis, 1916-1989



SPRING 1990 issue no. 10
(Editor: David L. Caffey)

Recollections of the Early Artists by Helen Greene Blumenschein

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Tribute to Helen Blumenschein, editor's remarks re his last edition.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Paso For Aqui: Critical Essays on the New Mexican Literary Tradition, 1542-1988. Edited by Erlinda Gonzales-Berry. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989. Reviewed by Curtis Edwin Anderson, Taos.

Reluctant Frontiersman: James Ross Larkin on the Santa Fe Trail, 1856-57. Edited and annotated by Barton H. Barbour and Marc Simmons. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Reviewed by Stephen Zimmer, Cimarron.

Remote Beyond Compare: Letters from Don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and New Mexico, 1675-1706. Edited by John L. Kessell. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989. Reviewed by F. R. Bob Romero, Taos.

This is About Vision: Interviews with Southwestern Writers. Edited by William Balassi, John F. Crawford, and Annie O. Eysturoy. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1990. Reviewed by David L. Caffey.

Philmont: Where Spirits Soar. Photos edited by Jerry Poppenhouse, text by Joe Williams, Irving, Texas: Boy Scouts of America. Reviewed by David L. Caffey, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Kentnor and Romancito honored, Bandelier celebrated, slain lawmen honored.



WINTER 1991 issue no. 11
(Editor: Judy Romero-Oak)

Carson Returns to Taos by Char Boie Graebner

An Interview with Kit Carson by Judy Romero-Oak

EDITOR'S PAGE:
New editor's remarks, pronunciation of Ayer y Hoy, Kit Carson.

BOOK REVIEWS:
New Mexico Railroads. David F. Myrick. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, reviewed by Dr. Jon Nathan Young, Taos.

New Mexico Village Arts. Roland F. Dickey. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Ranchos de Taos.

Historical markers in New Mexico: A Traveler's Guide. Deane C. Delgado. Ancient City Press. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Ranchos de Taos.

River of Traps: A Village Life. William deBuys, Alex Harris. University of New Mexico Press in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1990. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Ranchos de Taos.

A History of the Jews in New Mexico. Henry J. Tobias. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1990. Reviewed by Mildred Bruder Buchanan, Ranchos de Taos.

Mexico & Central American Handbook 1991. Edited by Ben Box and Sarah Cameron. Trade and Travel Publications. Reviewed by Judy Romero-Oak, Taos.

Navaho Folk Tales. Franc Johnson Newcomb. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Judy Romero-Oak, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
New officers, new books, review price increase, Columbus, Camino Real, State Archives. Lectures.



FALL 1991 issue no. 12
(Editor: Judy Romero-Oak)

Ranchos de Taos Plaza by Van Dorn Hooker

Symphony in Mud by Rev. Jose Garcia

Christmas pageants of Holy Trinity Parish by Larry Torres

Poem: Taos by Raymundo Romero

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Thanks to authors, expansion to sixteen pages, photos

BOOK REVIEWS (INSERT):
Turning Leaves-The Photograph Collection of Two Japanese-American Families. Richard Chalfen. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Reviewed by Fayne Lutz, Taos.

The Modern Maya: A Culture in Transition. Macduff Everton. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991. Reviewed by Leonard A. Lecht, Taos.

Promise the Land-Essays on Rural Women. Joan M. Jensen. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991. Reviewed by Fayne Lutz, Taos.

Alcatraz from Inside: The Hard Years, 1942-1952. Jim Quillen. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Association. Reviewed by Judy Romero-Oak, Taos.

Earth Horizon. Mary Austin. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991. Reviewed by Judy Romero-Oak, Taos.

NEWS AND NOTES:
Summer program review, Winter lectures and programs, by-law change, preservation notes, gifts, note on book reviews.



SPRING 1992 issue no. 13
(Editor: Judy Romero-Oak)

"Those who are always against us:" Comanche Lore in Northern New Mexico by Reed Anderson, Ph.D.

Folkloric Music and Dance by Dr. Lorenzo A. Trujillo

EDITOR'S PAGE:
Bios on Dr. Reed Anderson, Dr. Lorenzo Trujillo, historical note on book review by Kathy Cordova.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Educational Reform in New Mexico: Tireman, San Jose and Nambe. David L. Bachelor. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991. Reviewed by Kathryn M. C6rdova.

Abuelitos: Stories of Rio Puerco Valley. Collected & ed. Nasario Garcia. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, Reviewed by Sadie 0. Knight.

Social Housekeepers: Women Shaping Policy in New Mexico, 1920-1940. Sandra Shackel. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. Reviewed by Jane G. Lecht.

Taos Adobes. Bainbridge Bunting. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. Reviewed by Leonard A. Lecht.

Pueblo Mothers and Children by Elsie Clews Parsons. Ed. Barbara A. Babcock. Santa Fe: Ancient City. Reviewed by Fayne Lutz.

NEWS AND NOTES:
1992 schedule of TCHS meetings & field trips.



WINTER 1992 issue no. 14
(Editor: Kathy Cordova, 3rd editor)

La Tierra Bendita by Michael Miller

Taosenos Also Defended the Union by Jerry Padilla

The Holiday Season at Taos Pueblo: A Blend of Two Beliefs by Rick Romancito

Memories of Past Christmases by Josephine M. Cordova

Taos County Historical Society Aids in Preservation Project by Mildred Bruder Buchanan [San Rafael church in La Cueva, NM]

EDITOR'S PAGE:

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Red Swan: Myths and Tales of the American Indians. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. Reviewed by Kathy Cordova

To the Foot of the Rainbow: A Tale of Twenty-five Hundred Miles of Wandering Through the Southwest Enchanted Land. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press , 1992.Reviewed by Fayne Lutz

A Brief History of Taos. Kit Carson Historic Museums, 1992. Reviewed by Judy Romero-Oak

Miss O'Keeffe. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992 Reviewed by Sadie 0. Knight

Style Trends of Pueblo Pottery, 1500-1840. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, reprint of 1939 edition, 1992. Reviewed by Kathy Cordova

Life in the Pueblos. Ruth Underhill. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1992. Reviewed by Judy Romero-Oak

NEWS AND NOTES:
In Memoriam: Dr. Herbert W. Dick, Announcements of up-coming events.



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