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The events listed below might interest the friends of New Mexico’s history, of course including the French in New Mexico, but also other events which lovers of Western History might want to attend in New Mexico and other places. These are the events I know about, many are missing !!!

This section is regularly updated.
Please send me information about your events, fmpatorni@earthlink.net

August 18-20, 2017
Ontario, California
Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center

Genealogical Society of Hispanic America (GSHA)
Annual meeting and Genealogical Conference

Check for updates at http://www.gsha.net/

September 9, 2017 – 10:30am
Albuquerque
Talk by Nancy Tucker
The Golden Age of Postcards in Albuquerque (Part 1): The Big Events.
From 1900 to 1920, Albuquerque hosted at least 19 companies which published postcards of local views.  And there were plenty of events to be covered: The National Irrigation Congress in 1908, merchant “Trade Excursions” in 1908 and 1909, and “New Mexico Post Card Day” in 1911.  We’ll also talk about Albuquerque’s Milton E. Porter, one of the city’s all-time best photographers you’ve never heard of; the scandal at Fites and Lyon; the Booster Press, and more.

At Botts Hall Special Collections Library, 423 Central Ave NE (northwest corner of Edith).

September 29-30, 2017
Olathe, KS

Santa Fe Trail Association Symposium
The last day for online registration is September 15th. Walk-ins will be welcome at the event.

October 5-7, 2017
Barstow, California
Old Spanish Trail Association Conference
Check the website for updates

October 16, 2017 – 1pm to 2:30pm
Albuquerque
The French in New Mexico since the 1500s
Lecture by François-Marie Patorni. Oasis Institute, American Square Shopping Center
3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18, Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 884-4529
Click here to sign-up: https://www.oasisnet.org/About-Us/How-to-Register

October 20-22, 2017
Houston, Texas
Texas State Genealogical Society Conference
For more info, see http://www.txsgs.org/conference/

October 21 (Saturday), 2017, 10:30am – 5:45pm
Albuquerque – Albuquerque Special Collections Library (Botts Hall), 423 Central Ave. NE, Albuquerque NM.
The Iberian Peninsula DNA Institute and the New Mexico DNA Project present
“The 13 Year Anniversary of the New Mexico DNA Project,” by Ángel de Cervantes. Ángel de Cervantes is a History Instructor and the Executive Director of the Iberian Peninsula DNA Institute and the New Mexico DNA Project. For more information about the New Mexico DNA Project, visit their website online at: https://www.familytreedna.com/public/NewMexicoDNA

This program is free and open to the public. For more information please contact angelrcervantes@gmail.com.

November 1-4, 2017
San Diego, California
The 57th Western History Association Conference
Click here for the WHA website.

November 2-4, 2017
Reno, Nevada
Western Society for French History
45th Annual Conference: Diasporas, Displacements, and Migrations
For information, see http://www.wsfh.org/conferences.html

January 13, 2018 10:30am
Albuquerque
Talk by Nancy Tucker
The Golden Age of Postcards in Albuquerque (Part 2): The photographers and their postcards.  Between 1900 and 1920, Albuquerque hosted at least 19 different companies which published postcards of local views.  Of the photographers who published cards, some are nationally famous, like Karl E. Moon; and some are locally noted, like William R. Walton, The Cobbs, and Hanna and Hanna.  Then there’s the “Mystery Studio”, a photographer who, in 1911, published real photo postcards with distinctive captions, but never signed his/her work.  Or Ewing and Hilton, who seem to have left no traces but their postcards.  Maybe you know who they were….

At Botts Hall Special Collections Library, 423 Central Ave NE (northwest corner of Edith).

June 9, 2018 (tentative date) – 10:30am
Albuquerque
Talk by Nancy Tucker
The Golden Age of Postcards in Albuquerque (Part 3): Stationers, Printers, Curio Dealers and more.
Between 1900 and 1920, Albuquerque hosted at least 19 different companies which published postcards of local views.  Stationers were a logical source of unique views of the city, and owners such as S.E. Newcomer, E.J. Strong and O.A. Matson were prominent.  Printers like Albright and Anderson and the Commercial Printing Company also issued postcards, as did curio dealers like Benham’s, Wright’s, and John Lee Clarke.  The city even had a pharmacist, W.E. Bauer, who marketed tourist views of the city along with his pills and potions.

At Botts Hall Special Collections Library, 423 Central Ave NE (northwest corner of Edith).

September 20-28, 2018
Larned, KS
Santa Fe Trail Center Rendezvous

October 13, 2018 (tentative date) – 10:30am
Albuquerque
Talk by Nancy Tucker
Albuquerque?  Funny?  Ha!  You betcha!  Comic postcards by Albuquerque publishers.  From the 1930s into the 1960s, Albuquerque postcard producers big and small took on the tourist market with humorous postcards filled with stereotyped images of cowboys, Indians and tourist dudes.  We’ll look at cards, funny or not, by Babcock & Borough, Standley-May, Ward Anderson Printing, Herbert Hyde and even Fred Harvey.  (No, not THAT Fred Harvey!)

At Botts Hall Special Collections Library, 423 Central Ave NE (northwest corner of Edith).

September 25-28, 2019
St Louis, MO
Santa Fe Trail Association Symposium

September 24-26, 2020
Larned, KS
Santa Fe Trail Center Rendezvous

September 22-26, 2021
La Junta, CO
Santa Fe Trail Association Symposium Bent’s Old Fort NHS

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