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F.B.D. letters : to his children, 1900-1906.
BANC MSS 2007/42
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F.B.D. letters: to his children, 1900-1906


Contains 3 letters of a man from New York sent west for his health. The first letter from Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico dated April 1, 1900 describes Santa Fe and Tesuque, New Mexico and the Tewa Pueblo peoples who lived there, and includes 13 cyanotypes of buildings in Santa Fe including the Exchange Hotel, the Old Governor's Palace, buildings in Tesuque including the church, and of the Tewa people. The second letter from Santa Barbara, Calif. dated Feb. 21, 1905 discusses the possible occurrence of earthquakes, costs and quality of everyday supplies, architecture, and includes 11 black and white prints of examples of Santa Barbara architecture including Mission style and of Chinatown. The third letter from Las Vegas (Hot Springs), New Mexico dated April 1, 1906 describes the town of Hot Springs, its architecture and the wide use of tents as living quarters, the abundance of people who have come to the area for health reasons, ranch life and includes 8 cyanotypes of area architecture and 2 of on top of a mountain, one with the author and the other of his wife.


1900 (issued)


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Tewa Indians
Tewa Indians -- Portraits
Indians of North America -- New Mexico
Indian architecture -- New Mexico
Indian architecture -- New Mexico -- Photographs
Architecture -- New Mexico
Architecture -- New Mexico -- Photographs
Architecture -- California -- Santa Barbara
Architecture -- California -- Santa Barbara -- Photographs
Santa Fe (N.M.) -- Description and travel
Tesuque Pueblo (N.M.) -- Description and travel
Hot Springs (San Miguel County, N.M.) -- Description and travel
Santa Barbara (Calif.) -- Description and travel


Transcriptions available.
F.B.D. letters to his children, BANC MSS 2007/42, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from the California Curio Company; in 2007.
In English.



Physical Description:

1 folder.




BANC MSS 2007/42