National Archives and Records Administration
National Park Service
New Mexico State Archives and Records Center, Santa Fe.
Rio Grande Historical Collections, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.
Arthur, O. Fred. Then: 1907 to Now: 1945 in the United States Forest Service. La Habra, CA: Pamphlet Press, 1945.
Charles, Tom. Story of the Great White Sands. Alamogordo, NM: n.p., 1938, 1955 reprint.
Deutsch, Sarah J. No Separate Refuge: Culture, Class, and Gender on an Anglo-Hispanic Frontier in the American Southwest, 1880-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
Dodge, Natt N. The Natural History Story of White Sands National Monument. Tucson: Southwestern Parks and Monuments, 1971.
Etulain, Richard W., ed. Contemporary New Mexico, 1940-1990. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1994.
Forrest, Suzanne. The Preservation of the Village: New Mexico 's Hispanics and the New Deal. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.
Freemuth, John C. Islands Under Siege: National Parks and the Politics of External Threats. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1991.
Gibson, Arrell Morgan. The Santa Fe and Taos Colonies: Age of the Muses, 1900-1942. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1983.
Goetzmann, William N. Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1959.
-----. Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1966.
Hays, Samuel P. Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1959.
Jones, Landon Y. Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation. New York: Ballantine Books, 1980, 1986.
Kelly, Lawrence C. The Assault on Assimilation: John Collier and the Origins of Indian Policy Reform. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1983.
Lamar, Howard Roberts. The Far Southwest, 1846-1912: A Territorial History. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1966, 1970.
Lowitt, Richard W. Bronson M. Cutting: Progressive Politician. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.
-----. The New Deal and the West. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984.
McDougall, Walter. . . . the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age. New York: Basic Books, 1985.
Nash, Gerald D. The American West in the Twentieth Century: A Short History of an Urban Oasis. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1977.
Opler, Morris E. Apache Odyssey: A Journey Between Two Worlds. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1969.
Otero, Miguel Antonio. My Nine Years as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico, 1897-1906. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1940.
Rothman, Hal K. Preserving Different Pasts: The American National Monuments. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.
Schneider-Hector, Dietmar. White Sands: The History of a National Monument. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1993.
Secor-Welsh, Cynthia, introduction to Miguel Antonio Otero. My Life on the Frontier, 1864-1882. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987.
Sonnichsen, C.L. The Mescalero Apache, second edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1973.
-----. Tularosa: Last of the Frontier West. New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1960.
Voth, Hazel Hunt and Harold Gill. Southwestern National Monuments: A Bibliography. Washington D.C. [?]: United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1940.
Weber, David J. The Spanish Frontier in North America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.
Welsh, Michael. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Albuquerque District, 1935-1985. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987.
Belknap, Jr., William. "New Mexico's Great White Sands." National Geographic. Vol. CXII, No. One (July 1957).
Bowman, Jon. "Hollywood's On a Roll in the State." New Mexico Magazine. Vol. 70, No. 5 (May 1992).
Meizner, O.E. and R.F. Hare. "Geology and Water Resources of Tularosa Basin, New Mexico." Water Supply Paper 343, United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915.
Righter, Robert W. "National Monuments to National Parks: The Use of the Antiquities Act of 1906." Western Historical Quarterly. XX, No. 3 (August 1989).
Russell, Carl P. "The White Sands of Alamogordo." National Geographic Magazine. Vol. LXVIII, No. 2 (August 1935).
Secor Welsh, Cynthia. "A 'Star Will Be Added:' Miguel Antonio Otero and the Struggle for Statehood." New Mexico Historical Review. Vol. 67, No. 1 (January 1992).
Eidenbach, Peter L. "The Culture History of White Sands National Monument." White Sands National Monument Library, 1992.
Schneider-Hector, Dietmar. "White Sands, Next Right: A History of White Sands National Monument." Ph.D. dissertation, Texas Tech University, 1990.
Southwestern National Monuments Monthly Reports, 1933-1967. Southwest Regional Library, National Park Service, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Welsh, Michael. "A History of the University of New Mexico, 1889-1995." In possession of the author, 1995.
-----. "Servants of the Golden Dream: The South Pacific Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1840-1994." In possession of the author, 1994.
Wenger, Gitbert and William Featherstone. "Historical Sketch and Administrative History of White Sands National Monument [1933-1973]." White Sands National Monument Library, 1973.
Dayton, Donald. Interview by author. Tape recording. Santa Fe, NM, April 23, 1993.
Ditmanson, Dennis. Interview by author. Tape recording. White Sands National Monument, NM, January 5, April 29, May 27, June 30, July 1, 1993; July 29, 1994.
Faris, Mrs. Johnwill. Interview by author. Tape recording. Farmington, NM, May 13, 1993.
Fuchs, Bill. Interview by author. Tape recording. White Sands National Monument, NM, October 5, 1992.
Harper, Donald. Interview by author. Tape recording. Alamogordo, NM, June 30, 1993.
Mahaffey, Jane. Telephone interview by author. Las Cruces, NM, May 4,1994.
Sellars, Richard W. Interview by author. Tape recording. Southwest Regional Office, National Park Service, Santa Fe, NM, January 4,1993.
Starkweather, Tom. Telephone interview by author. Las Cruces, NM, May 4,1993.
Turney, John "Jack." Interview by author. Tape recording. Alamogordo, NM, June 30, 1993.
Udall, Stewart. Interview by author. Tape recording. Santa Fe, NM, June 29, 1993.
Yarbrough, Jerry. Interview by author. Tape recording. Fort Davis National Historic Site, TX, July 7,1994.
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