- Title: Harvey Butler Fergusson Correspondence, 1910-1911
- Creator: Fergusson, Harvey Butler, 1848-1915
- Date: 1910-1911
- Collection Number: MSS 40 SC
- Size: 1 folder (57 items)
- Repository: University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research
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- Scope and Content: This collection contains 57 typewritten letters sent by Fergusson, dated March 18,1910-November 10, 1911. Primarily, the letters relate to the New Mexico Constitutional Convention of 1910. They are addressed to Felix Martinez, James D. Whelan, E.C. de Baca, J.G.Fitch, M.W. McCoy and others. Also in the collection is a list of names for statehood proceedings in the Senate committee, a paper containing excerpts about Fergusson from Lincoln County newspapers, 1883-1884, and some miscellaneous notes.
- Access Terms:
- Fergusson, Harvey Butler, 1848-1915
- New Mexico. Constitution -- History
- New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950
- Constitutional history -- New Mexico
- Constitutional conventions -- New Mexico
- Statehood (American politics)
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