Albuquerque Special Collection Library
423 Central NE
(On the northwest corner of Central and Edith)
2012 New Mexico Centennial Program
The New Mexico Genealogical Society in conjunction with the Albuquerque Special Collection Library is celebrating the New Mexico Statehood Centennial in 2012!
The 2012 New Mexico Centennial Program will present speakers on New Mexico history and genealogy throughout the year, January through November. The quality of presenters and topics are guaranteed to be superb. Each presentation is thoroughly researched and will entertain as well as inform.
The 2012 New Mexico Centennial Program will be presented exclusively in the newly renovated Botts Hall, at the Albuquerque Special Collections Library on the northwest corner of Central and Edith. Come join us for the re-opening of the Albuquerque Special Collection Library in January.
List of Programs:
• January 21, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Tim Kimball - Asking for the Inestimable Right: N M’s State Government of 1850.
• February, 18, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Sherry Robinson – John S. Calhoun: Indian Agent, First Territorial Governor
• March 17, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
David Stuart - Before New Mexico Got its Name: Archaeology of its First XI Millennia.
• April 21, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Henrietta Martinez Christmas - Julian Jacquez, Rosa Villalpando, and the Taos Massacre of August 1760 - Trekking Through Texas.
• May 19, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Robert Torrez - Law and Order and the Quest for Statehood: A View From the Bench.
• June 16, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Richard Garcia – “Grandma, Where Do We Come From?” Isleta Pueblo Diversity.
• July 21, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
John Kessell - "¡Más Allá! Don Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco and the 18th-Century Kingdom of New Mexico
• August 18, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
David Snow – Settling New Mexico’s Colonial Landscape
• September 15, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Ron Solimon – Pueblo Nations and State and Federal Government Policies 1912-2012
• October 20, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Richard Griswold del Castillo – Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and its Effect on New Mexico’s Quest for Statehood.
• November 17, 2012, 10:30 A.M. to Noon
Richard Melzer – Delay after Delay and Finally, Statehood at Last!
All Programs are free and open to the public.
For more information, check out the New Mexico Genealogical Society website at http://www.nmgs.org/.