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I. Manuscript Collection

Clinton P. Anderson Papers. University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

II. Archival Materials

National Park Service Southwest Regional Office Fort Union Files:

AAdministration, 1973-1987
D18Resource Management Plan 1959-1987
D18Development and Maintenance 1977-1985
D22Development and Maintenance 1982-1986
H30Historic Sites and Structures Management and Preservation
H4217Fort Union National Monument 1973-1983
H2215Fort Union
KInterpretation and Information 1983-1987
LLands and Recreation Planning 1974-1981
N2215FOUN 1984

     National Park Service Southwest Regional Office Library FOUN Files.

     Fort Union National Monument Files:

A18Planning Programs File.
A82Founder's Day File.
A44Memorandums of Agreement with Federal, State, and local agencies File.
A2615Superintendent's Monthly Logs File.
A2621Superintendent's Annual Reports File.
A2823Superintendent's Monthly Reprots File.
K1817Interpretation File.
K3415News Releases File.
K3417News Releases File.
L34Recreation activities File.
L54Water Mather File.
N54Soil and Moisture Control File.
N3615Pollution, Environment, and Air Quality File.
Q5Administrative File.
Q85Fort Union, Inc. File.
Q100Masonic Lodge File.
Q110Masons at Fort Union File.
W25Mora Land Grant File.
W2627Incident Report File.
W7623Accidents, Injuries, and Deaths File.

III. National Park Service Documents

Levine, Frances and Westbury, William. "A History of Archeological Investigations At Fort Union National Monument." Santa Fe, 1990.

National Park Service. "Western Military Forts: Report of Committee to Review Western Forts' Interpretive Development Program." Santa Fe, 1965.

Pitcaithley, Dwight T. and Greene, Jerome A. "Historic Structure Report, Historic Data Section: The Third Fort Union, 1863-1891." Denver Service Center, Denver, 1982.

Schackel, Sandra. "Historic Vegetation at Fort Union National Monument: 1851-1983." Santa Fe, 1983.

Steere, Edward. "Fort Union, New Mexico: Its Economic and Military History." Duplicate. National Park Service, 1938.

Wilson, Rex L. "Fort Union National Monument, New Mexico: Rehabilitation of Historic Structures, 1956-1960." Fort Union, Watrous, 1961.

Woods, Henry. "Fort Union, New Mexico: The History of New Mexico's Most famous Military Post." Duplicate. National Park Service, n.d.

Woodward, Arthur. "Fort Union, New Mexico: Guardian of the Santa Fe Trail." National Park Service, 1959.

IV. Unpublished Papers at Fort Union

Fort Union National Monument. Untitled Report on the Establishment of Fort Union National Monument. Watrous, New Mexico, 1964.

Hastings, Homer F. "Masonic Activity Associated with Fort Union." Fort Union, 1961.

Mawson, Donald D. "Fort Union National Monument: Its Origin, Development, and Administration." Fort Union, 1961.

Stapp, William H. "History of Chapman Lodge No. 2, A.F. and A.M., Las Vegas, New Mexico." Paper presented to the Masonic Lodge, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1946.

West, B. June. "James West Arrott, the Moving Spirit of Fort Union, Incorporated: Another Chapter in the Fort Union, New Mexico," Portales, New Mexico, c,1966.

V. Newspapers

Albuqueruqe Journal. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Amarillo Daily News. Amarillo, Texas.
Denver Post. Denver, Colorado.
Las Vegas Daily Optic. Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California.
Union County Leader. Clayton, New Mexico.
New Mexican. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

VI. Dissertation and Thesis

Croy, Douglas. "Fort Union National Monument, New Mexico: The First Twenty-five Years." M.A. Thesis, Highlands University, 1984.

Giese, Dale Frederick. "Soldiers at Play: A History of Social Life at Fort Union, New Mexico, 1851-1891." Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of New Mexico, 1969.

Ruwet, Wayne. "Fort Union: Its History and Its Value to Archeology." M.A. Thesis, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970.

VII. Books

Arrott, James W. Arrott's Brief History of Fort Union. Las Vegas: William S. Wallace, 1962.

Emmett, Chris. Fort Union and the Winning of the Southwest. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965.

Everhart, William C. The National Park Service. Boulder: Westview Press, 1983.

Foresta, Ronald A. America's National Parks and Their Keepers. Washington, D.C.: Resources For the Future, 1984.

Frazer, Robert W. Forts of the West: Military Forts Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of The Mississippi River to 1898. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965.

______. Forts and Supplies: the Role of the Army in the Southwest, 1846-1861. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 1983.

Freemuth, John C. Islands Under Siege: National Parks and the Politics of External Threats. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1991.

Goetzmann, William H. Army Exploration in the American West: 1803-1863. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1979.

Hammond, George P. The Advertures of Alexander Barclay, Mountain Man, From London Corsetier to Pioneer Farmer in Canada, Bookkeeper in St. Louis, Superintendent of Bent's Fort, Fur Trader and Mountain Man in Colorado and New Mexico, Builder of Barclay's Fort on the Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico in 1848: A Narrative of His Career, 1818 to 1855, His Memorandum Diary, 1845 to 1850. Denver: Fred A. Rosenstock Old West Publishing Company, 1976.

Miller, Darlis A. Soldiers and Settlers: Military Supply in the Southwest, 1861-1885. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.

The Mora Grant of New Mexico. Denver: The Clark Quick Printing Co., n.d.

Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1979.

Stanley, Vestal. Wagons Southwest, Story of Old Trail to Santa Fe. New York: American Pioneer Trails Association, 1946.

Utley, Robert M. Fort Union National Monument. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1962.

______. Frontiersmen in Blue: the United States Army and the Indian, 1848-1865. New York: Macmillan, 1967.

______. Frontier Regulars: the United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891. New York, Macmillan, 1973.

Weber, David J. The Mexican Frontier, 1821-1846: The American Southwest Under Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1982.

VIII. Articles

Chavez, Fray Angelico. "Early Settlement in the Mora Valley." El Palacio 62:11 (November 1955): 318-323.

LaTourette, Genevieve. "Fort Union Memories." New Mexico Historical Review 26:4 (October 1951): 277-86.

Machen, George L. "Brief History of Union Lodge No. 4, Wagon Mound, New Mexico." The New Mexico Freemason 2:9 (September 1937): 3-8.

Pitcaithley, Dwight T. "The Third Fort Union: Architecture, Adobe, and the Army." New Mexico Historical Review 57:2 (April 1982): 123-37.

Utley, Robert M. "Fort Union and The Santa Fe Trail." New Mexico Historical Review 36:1 (January 1961): 36-48.

Wilson, Rex L. "Archeology and Everyday Life at Fort Union." New Mexico Historical Review 40:1 (January 1965): 55-64.

IX. Interviews

Arnberger, Robert. Big Bend National Park, Texas. Telephone interview, February 3, 1992.

Baca, Roman C. Loma Parda, New Mexico. Interview by Frank Smith, Martin Archuleta, and Dale Giese. March 18, 1963.

Cook, John E. National Park Service Southwest Regional Office, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Interview, October 25, 1991.

Garcia, Teddy. Fort Union National Monument, Watrous, New Mexico. Interview, May 15, 1991.

Giese, Dale. Silver City, New Mexico. Telephone interview, January 30, 1992.

Hopkins, Ross. Death Valley National Monument, California. Telephone interview, January 30, 1992.

Ivey, James E. National Park Service Southwest Regional Office, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Interview, October 23, 1991.

Kruse, Carol. Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona. Telephone interview, February 3, 1992.

Montoya, Isidro. Loma Parda, New Mexico. Interview by Dale Giese and Ramon Garduno, May 6, 1963.

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