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"A prodigious document of New Mexico's past that makes for fascinating reading..." -- The Santa Fe New Mexican.
Fray Angélico Chávez was an American Franciscan priest, historian, researcher, author, poet, and painter. As archivist for the Santa Fe Archdiocese, he undertook the cataloging and translating of Spanish archives that allowed for a reevaluation of the history of New Mexico. His contributions to New Mexico history and literature earned him honorary degrees including Master of Arts and Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University. He is the author of numerous books and stories including those compiled in Guitars and Adobes and the Uncollected Stories of Fray Angélico Chávez (Museum of New Mexico Press).
Great book for people working on their genealogy from New Mexico.Published 4 months ago by Betty Crain
Great information well researched has a few errors but new discoveries have been madePublished 6 months ago by Jean Duran
Exciting and informative resource. I have some ancestors who were mentioned in this.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
I'm very pleased with this research book for the very simple and personal reason that it has helped me to expand my family tree and has even provided some date, location and even... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sluggo
I've wanted this book for years. For genealogists who study their New Mexican ancestry, this is like a Bible.Published 8 months ago by Mike
A need for every genealogist doing researchers for ancestors of the colonial period in NM Territory.Published 9 months ago by Ermelinda Amorella