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Archives Month 2013

National Archives Month 2013
State Records Center and Archives
1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM

Archives Month 2013 Calendar - Archives Month 2013 Poster - Proclamation - Press Release - Book Signing Flyer


THURSDAY, October 24, 2013, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beginning Genealogy Workshop: How Many Leaves Do You Have On Your Family Tree?
Pre-register at www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/training/trainschedule.asp or call (505) 476-7998

FRIDAY, October 25, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Welcome & reading of Governor’s Proclamation – John Hyrum Martinez, State Records Administrator
Refreshments and meet and greet with presenters, historians, and authors

FRIDAY, October 25, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Perspectives on Prehistoric and Early Spanish Colonial Agriculture Session
Moderator Dr. John Baxter, Historian and Author
Speaker Pamela McBride: “Origins and Pathways of New World Plants”
Speaker Tim Maxwell: “Prehistoric Farming in the Semi-Arid Southwest”
Speaker Estevan Arellano: “The Roots of Ancient and Sustainable Agriculture: Gabriel Alonso de Herrera Obra de Agricultura”

FRIDAY, October 25, 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Presenters (Bring Your Own Bag) (Presenters’ lunches provided by RealBurger)
Renaming of Carmen Quintana Collection to Eric Sverre Collection
Volunteer Appreciation
Book Signing Donna Blake Birchell will sign her new book, New Mexico Wine: An Enchanting History
William W. Dunmire will sign his new book, New Mexico’s Livestock Heritage as well as New Mexico Living Landscapes, Gardens of New Spain, Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners, and Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province

FRIDAY, October 25, 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Sustaining Our Seeds Session
Moderator Dr. Matthew Martinez: “Na’inbi Than, Our Seeds”
Speaker Jennie London: “Leading a Farm in Northern New Mexico”
Speaker Mike Howard: “Seeds of Success Program (BLM)”
Speaker Sarah Montgomery: “Starting and Growing a Seed Project”

FRIDAY, October 25, 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area Session
Moderator Dr. Rick Hendricks, Office of the State Historian
Speaker William Mee: “Agriculture in the Traditional Village of Agua Fria”
Speaker Dr. Willow Powers: “The Northern Rio Grande: Archives Past and Present”
Speaker Thomas Romero: “Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area: Sustaining Traditions.”

SATURDAY, October 26, Time TBA
Historic Film Screening at THE SCREEN, Santa Fe University of Art & Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Dr.

  • Adventures in Kit Carson Land (N.M. Tourist Bureau and El Toro Film Company, 1917), a promotional film for New Mexico, was filmed as a travelogue through scenic northern New Mexico.
  • Adventures in Kit Carson Land (Dawson Reel) - Depicts coal-mining operations at the Phelps Dodge–owned mines in the northeastern New Mexico town of Dawson.
  • A Day in Santa Fe (Lynn Riggs & James L. Hughes, 1931), a poetic love letter to the sleepy town of Santa Fe, stars a burro and many local residents.
  • Last Run of the Chili Line (James L. Hughes, 1941) marks the passing of the city’s historic small gauge railway line in 1941 by documenting a final ride on the train by the filmmaker and a group of friends.

Schedule is subject to change. Please call (505) 476-7951 or visit our events calendar at www.nmcpr.state.nm.us. All SRCA events are free to the public.